Port Arthur, TX 77640 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 77640: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Port Arthur, TX 77640

Acceptable Alternative
Port Acres, TX 77640

Not Acceptable, USPS
Griffing, TX 77640
Griffing Park, TX 77640
Pear Ridge, TX 77640
Pt Acres, TX 77640
Sabine, TX 77640
West Port Arthur, TX 77640

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.895, Longitude -93.956
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 650
  • PO Box Addresses: 33
  • Residential Addresses: 7,649
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 620
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,029

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Port Arthur, TX 77640 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,071
Daytime Population: Workers 11,924
Daytime Population: Residents 11,043
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,967
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.35
Population in Households 17,024
Population in Familes 13,878
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 53
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $31,053
Average Household Income $45,605
Per Capita Income $18,518


Total Housing Units 8,973 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,498 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,393 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,082 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $64,987
Average Home Value $101,123


Total Households 6,891
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,523
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% 0.31%
Households 0.1% 0.34%
Families 0.1% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Port Arthur, TX 77640 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77640 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 623 66th
Population Density # 1067 42nd
Diversity Index # 453 75th
Median Household Income # 1740 6th
Per Capita Income # 1578 15th

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