Port Neches, Texas

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Population in 2017: 12,898 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 6,463  (50.1%)
Females: 6,435  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77651.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,257 (it was $47,523 in 2000)
Port Neches:

$65,257
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,535 (it was $22,273 in 2000)

Port Neches city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $142,688 (it was $77,600 in 2000)
Port Neches:

$142,688
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $153,696; detached houses: $154,487; townhouses or other attached units: $357,981; in 2-unit structures: $97,373; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $564,160; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $145,441; mobile homes: $65,596; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $47,573

Median gross rent in 2017: $944.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Neches: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.6%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Port Neches, TX (2017)
    • 10,00576.5%White alone
    • 1,45311.1%Hispanic
    • 7245.5%Asian alone
    • 3832.9%Black alone
    • 1461.1%Two or more races
    • 670.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 190.1%American Indian alone

Races in Port Neches detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Port Neches, Texas as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Neches is 1,840 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Port Neches by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(14.9)
2
(14.8)
1
(7.8)
4
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.2)
2
(15.0)
2
(15.1)
1
(7.8)
13
(102.2)
1
(7.9)
5
(39.2)
8
(62.6)
11
(85.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(29.8)
1
(7.4)
4
(31.2)
5
(39.8)
3
(24.0)
3
(24.2)
1
(7.5)
2
(15.1)
2
(15.7)
1
(7.9)
2
(15.8)
4
(31.4)
2
(15.7)
2
(15.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(163.7)
9
(66.7)
23
(179.6)
26
(206.8)
13
(104.0)
27
(218.0)
46
(345.5)
29
(218.6)
34
(266.2)
42
(330.0)
42
(331.0)
42
(329.6)
39
(305.3)
43
(333.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
160
(1,190)
173
(1,281)
98
(765.4)
97
(771.4)
75
(600.0)
102
(823.6)
87
(653.4)
81
(610.6)
69
(540.2)
61
(479.3)
49
(386.1)
34
(266.9)
41
(320.9)
49
(380.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
368
(2,738)
300
(2,222)
395
(3,085)
283
(2,251)
257
(2,056)
227
(1,833)
225
(1,690)
176
(1,327)
150
(1,174)
165
(1,297)
157
(1,237)
122
(957.5)
141
(1,104)
114
(885.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(208.3)
33
(244.4)
31
(242.1)
15
(119.3)
8
(64.0)
16
(129.2)
14
(105.2)
10
(75.4)
20
(156.6)
12
(94.3)
11
(86.7)
18
(141.3)
26
(203.5)
15
(116.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(29.8)
11
(81.5)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.6)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)292.8225.5263.5232.3157.3227.7205.1162.1161.5243.0160.7175.0214.4211.1

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City-data.com crime index in Port Neches, TX

Crime rate in Port Neches detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (10.6%), Irish (10.6%), French (10.5%), French Canadian (8.2%), German (6.7%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 9.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,413 people per square mile   (low).

Port Neches, Texas map

764 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This city:

5.9%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,961 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,875 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Jefferson, TX (3.1 miles , pop. 116,060).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (86.3 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (86.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Nederland, TX (1.5 miles ),
East Jefferson, TX (1.8 miles ),
Central Gardens, TX (1.9 miles ),
Groves, TX (1.9 miles ),
Port Arthur, TX (2.6 miles ),
Bridge City-Orangefield, TX (2.8 miles ),
Bridge City, TX (2.8 miles ),
Rose City, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.98 N, Longitude: 93.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,819 (-21.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 853 (13.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 409

Distribution of median household income in Port Neches, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Port Neches, TX in 2017
Port Neches satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $251,500
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $214,400
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $214,400
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $226,400
  • 2015: 31 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2016: 27 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2017: 24 buildings, average cost: $172,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Port Neches, TX residents
Average permit cost in Port Neches, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Port Neches, TX
Historical housing units in Port Neches, TX
Most common industries in Port Neches, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Chemicals (8.8%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Chemicals (14.0%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (9.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.4%)
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Port Neches, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Port Neches, Texas

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Port Neches, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.8. This is about average.

City:

81.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.164
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.467. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.467
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Port Neches-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Port Neches city center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Neches-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 271.5 miles away from Port Neches center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 516.1 miles away from Port Neches center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 263.6 miles away from Port Neches center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 266.1 miles away from Port Neches center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 270.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 200.2 miles away from Port Neches center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Neches topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Port Neches:

  • ALLEGIANCE HOME HEALTH OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; NEDERLAND, TX)
  • SENIOR REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PORT ARTHUR, TX)
  • RENAL CENTER OF NEDERLAND, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PORT ARTHUR, TX)
  • A MED HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NEDERLAND, TX)
  • HOME CARE ELITE LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NEDERLAND, TX)
  • ULTIMATE HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; NEDERLAND, TX)
  • OMNIBUS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NEDERLAND, TX)

Heliports located in Port Neches:

Amtrak station near Port Neches:

  • 12 miles: BEAUMONT (2555 W. CEDAR ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Neches:

  • Lamar University (about 9 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,658)
  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 9 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • McNeese State University (about 47 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 51 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lee College (about 64 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 68 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 73 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)

Library in Port Neches:

  • EFFIE & WILTON HEBERT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $505,740; Location: 2025 MERRIMAN ST; 62,301 books; 27,702 e-books; 5,584 audio materials; 2,809 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 81 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • LAMAR STATE COLLEGE-PORT ARTHUR (6 miles, total enrollment: 3010; Location: 1500 PROCTOR ST; Port Arthur, Public; Website: www.pa.lamar.edu)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port Neches: Port Neches Fire Department (A), Port Neches Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Port Neches include: Landmark United Pentecostal Church (A), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (C), Bethel Missionary Baptist Church (D), Magnolia Assembly of God Church (E), First Assembly of God Church - Port Neches (F), Golden Triangle Baptist Temple Church (G), Paradise Primitive Baptist Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Port Neches include: Meadowgreen Park (1), Central Park (2), Port Neches Park (3), Oak Bluff Memorial Park (4), Port Neches - Grove High School Football and Track Stadium (5), Sunset Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Port Neches City - Humane Officer- Police Dept- Municipal Court (1201 Merriman Street).

Birthplace of: Bin Ramke - Poet, Lew Ford - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Minnesota Twins, born: Aug 12, 1976).

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
7 people in crews of maritime vessels in 2000

Banks with branches in Port Neches (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Port Neches Branch at 2905 Nall St, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Compass Bank: Port Neches Branch at 2927 Nall Street, branch established on 1920/08/02. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in Port Neches:

Marital status in Port Neches, TX
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Port Neches:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Port Neches
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Port Neches, TX (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant76,088240
Catholic71,21125
Black Protestant22,46859
Mainline Protestant14,18739
Other11,59423
Orthodox4152
None56,310-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 47
Jefferson County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Here:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Jefferson County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 133
Jefferson County:

5.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

12.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.3%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

15.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Port Neches:

50.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Port Neches:

47.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Port Neches:

20.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.7%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Port Neches:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Port Neches:

56.4%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Port Neches:

77.9%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Neches, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$102,880$68,5870$0
Sewerage 12$53,056$53,0560$0
Firefighters 11$72,894$79,5210$0
Streets and Highways 10$40,822$48,9860$0
Solid Waste Management 9$29,986$39,9810$0
Water Supply 6$29,546$59,0920$0
Local Libraries 5$21,491$51,5783$2,549
Other and Unallocable 4$19,136$57,4080$0
Other Government Administration 4$29,838$89,5147$2,976
Financial Administration 3$15,930$63,7200$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,667$46,0020$0
Police - Other 2$7,204$43,2246$2,236
Fire - Other 1$3,996$47,9520$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,709$56,5083$5,308
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 88$439,155$59,88519$13,069

Port Neches government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,465,000 ($191.11)
    Sewerage: $1,482,000 ($114.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,416,000 ($109.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,241,000 ($96.22)
    Water Utilities: $1,239,000 ($96.06)
    General - Other: $1,159,000 ($89.86)
    Regular Highways: $924,000 ($71.64)
    Central Staff Services: $643,000 ($49.85)
    Libraries: $521,000 ($40.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $370,000 ($28.69)
    Financial Administration: $161,000 ($12.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $148,000 ($11.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $95,000 ($7.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $218,000 ($16.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $161,000 ($12.48)
    Police Protection: $68,000 ($5.27)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($1.47)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($1.24)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($1.16)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($1.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($1.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,019,000 ($544.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $456,000 ($35.35)

Port Neches government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,422,000 ($110.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,119,000 ($86.76)
    Other: $14,000 ($1.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,470,000 ($191.50)
    Interest Earnings: $430,000 ($33.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $103,000 ($7.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,440,000 ($111.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.31)
  • Tax - Property: $6,568,000 ($509.23)
    Other Selective Sales: $864,000 ($66.99)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $469,000 ($36.36)
    Other License: $66,000 ($5.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.08)

Port Neches government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,490,000 ($968.37)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,730,000 ($754.38)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,300,000 ($333.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,540,000 ($119.40)

Port Neches government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,057,000 ($1012.33)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,602,000 ($124.21)

6.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.87% of residents moved from foreign countries ($10,794 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.87%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  0.91% ($47,360 average AGI)
from Orange County, TX  0.58% ($48,363)
from Hardin County, TX  0.43% ($50,108)


6.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.78% of residents moved to foreign countries ($7,421 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.78%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  1.16% ($61,819 average AGI)
to Orange County, TX  0.64% ($52,834)
to Hardin County, TX  0.57% ($59,367)
Businesses in Port Neches, TX
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Goodwill2U-Haul1
H&R Block1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Neches:

  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOLE (1340 AM; 1 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: CITYGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHD (1150 AM; 1 kW; PORT NECHES, TX; Owner: VISION LATINABROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRCM (1380 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: VOICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KOGT (1600 AM; 1 kW; ORANGE, TX; Owner: G-CAP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Neches:

  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCOL-FM (92.5 FM; GROVES, TX; Owner: VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K277AG (103.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZWA (104.9 FM; MOSS BLUFF, LA; Owner: B & C BROADCASTING, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Neches:

  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KUIL-LP (Channel 64; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BLUE BONNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Port Neches fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.8mTotal length
  • $313,000Total costs
  • 9,120Total average daily traffic
  • 203Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,695Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Port Neches)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Port Neches, TX)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Port Neches)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: NAVION NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 134WB , Serial Number: NAV-4-2034, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Frederick Meaux, 2631 River Oaks Dr, Port Neches, TX 77651
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-1AP (1965 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 575TM , Serial Number: 525-0838, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 05/13/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Enterprises Ltd Hauck, 342 Twin City Hwy, Port Neches, TX 77651, Other Owners: LLC Jgj&j
  • Aircraft: BELL CONTINENTAL COPTERS 47G (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A&6V335 SER (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6214 , Serial Number: 1023, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 09/16/1993
    Registrant (Individual): David K Domingue, 1007 E Port Neches Ave, Port Neches, TX 77651
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8741P , Serial Number: 24-4192, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/08/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 08/02/2013
    Registrant (LLC): P2 Enterprises LLC, 1618 Port Neches Ave, Port Neches, TX 77651
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9712B , Serial Number: 50010, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 07/28/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Nick H Jr Ruysenaars, 3135 Nall St, Port Neches, TX 77651
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5891F , Serial Number: 21058891, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 823 Oak Bnd, Port Neches, TX 77651
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/02/2019
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310E (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4522Q , Serial Number: 310M-0001, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 09/18/1985
    Registrant (Corporation): Mcneel Investment Corp, 312 Ave D, Port Neches, TX 77651
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/14/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$130,30158$141,886112$116,16036$48,97410$76,251
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$177,0303$186,41010$128,2383$40,7730$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$116,11214$169,65429$101,96311$30,1411$39,090
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$110,2108$140,21824$109,5211$161,3501$103,040
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$158,3007$90,0810$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.00 , 0109.01, 0109.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$152,8656$185,215
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$341,065
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$103,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$88,8501$195,640
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.00 , 0109.01, 0109.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Neches, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Neches, TX - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 60. The highest number of reported fires - 123 took place in 2005, and the least - 5 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Port Neches, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.4%), and Outside Fires (40.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Port Neches, TX
    • 41743.4%Structure Fires
    • 38940.5%Outside Fires
    • 879.1%Other
    • 677.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Port Neches, TX
Most common first names in Port Neches, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9371.2 years
John7272.7 years
Mary6978.0 years
William6674.2 years
Robert4671.2 years
Joseph4076.4 years
Charles3970.9 years
George3276.2 years
Thomas2868.9 years
Willie2274.8 years
Most common last names in Port Neches, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5375.7 years
Broussard3574.4 years
Davis2479.6 years
Hebert2474.7 years
Miller2374.9 years
Williams2266.5 years
Guidry2078.0 years
Trahan1874.5 years
Landry1773.9 years
Martin1571.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Neches, TX
  • 74.4%Utility gas
  • 24.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Neches, TX
  • 65.9%Electricity
  • 34.1%Utility gas


Port Neches compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Port Neches on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in crews of maritime vessels (population 1,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
There are 7 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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  • Wesley Don Cawley (1)
  • Elliott B. Dollar (1)
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2020.