Port Arthur, TX 77640 ZIP Code Profile


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: 28
  • Residential Addresses: 7,383
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 415
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,968

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

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  1. 77640 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 77640 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Port Arthur, TX 77640 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,414
Population in Households 17,373
Population in Familes 14,266
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 53
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $32,156
Average Household Income $46,664
Per Capita Income $18,951


Total Housing Units 9,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,551 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,485 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,068 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $71,200
Average Home Value $118,496


Total Households 7,036
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,625
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.39% 0.44%
Households 0.43% 0.46%
Families 0.46% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

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

The table below compares 77640 to the other 1,862 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 620 67th
Population Density # 1057 43rd
Diversity Index # 461 75th
Median Household Income # 1732 7th
Per Capita Income # 1571 16th

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