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Port Arthur, Texas (TX) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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Poverty rates in Port Arthur, TX

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
Port Arthur:

29.3%
Whole state:

15.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
Port Arthur:

13.4%
Whole state:

6.6%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Port Arthur:

24.1%
Texas:

17.6%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 22.8% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Port Arthur:

26.9%
Texas:

26.0%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Port Arthur:

31.8%
Texas:

21.9%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 22.5% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Port Arthur:

29.1%
Texas:

25.4%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

60.1%
Residents above poverty level:

30.8%

Poverty by age in Port Arthur, TX

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Port Arthur
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Port Arthur,TX (percentage below poverty level)
  • 43.2%Under 5 years
  • 46.7%5 years
  • 50.1%6 to 11 years
  • 35.8%12 to 14 years
  • 1.4%15 years
  • 51.8%16 and 17 years
  • 30.8%18 to 24 years
  • 14.5%25 to 34 years
  • 24.0%35 to 44 years
  • 12.5%45 to 54 years
  • 24.5%55 to 64 years
  • 14.6%65 to 74 years
  • 23.5%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Port Arthur
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Port Arthur,TX (percentage below poverty level)
  • 49.8%Under 5 years
  • 20.4%5 years
  • 53.2%6 to 11 years
  • 42.6%12 to 14 years
  • 27.0%15 years
  • 27.7%16 and 17 years
  • 50.8%18 to 24 years
  • 29.8%25 to 34 years
  • 32.0%35 to 44 years
  • 27.0%45 to 54 years
  • 11.4%55 to 64 years
  • 22.8%65 to 74 years
  • 15.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Port Arthur, TX
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Port Arthur,TX (% below half of poverty level)
  • 22.1%Under 5 years
  • 18.9%5 years
  • 19.1%6 to 11 years
  • 18.0%12 to 14 years
  • 16.3%15 years
  • 14.4%16 and 17 years
  • 14.5%18 to 24 years
  • 14.7%25 to 34 years
  • 8.7%35 to 44 years
  • 10.9%45 to 54 years
  • 9.2%55 to 64 years
  • 4.6%65 to 74 years
  • 4.8%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Port Arthur, TX

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Port Arthur, TX
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Port Arthur, TX (%)
  • 16.8%White
  • 35.6%Black
  • 19.7%American Indian
  • 20.2%Asian
  • 0.0%Native Hawaiian
  • 25.6%Other race
  • 15.4%2+ races
  • 36.7%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Port Arthur, TX
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Port Arthur, TX (absolute numbers)
  • 1,881White
  • 7,311Black
  • 40American Indian
  • 780Asian
  • 0Native Hawaiian
  • 462Other race
  • 2052+ races
  • 6,761Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 30.4%Below poverty level
  • 69.6%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 28.4%Below poverty level
  • 71.6%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Port Arthur, TX

Children below poverty level:
Port Arthur, Texas:

44.1%
State:

22.2%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Port Arthur:

24.0%
Texas:

18.5%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Port Arthur:

44.2%
Texas:

45.2%
Poor families by family type
  • 36.6%Married-couple family
  • 7.7%Male, no wife present
  • 55.7%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Port Arthur not in families by work experience
  • 2.9%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 17.7%Worked part-time
  • 79.4%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.9%Both worked full-time
  • 5.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 19.5%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 9.8%Both worked part-time
  • 34.6%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 30.2%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.3%1999 to 2000
  • 1.3%1995 to 1998
  • 0.8%1990 to 1994
  • 4.6%1980 to 1989
  • 11.4%1970 to 1979
  • 17.3%1960 to 1969
  • 27.4%1950 to 1959
  • 23.0%1940 to 1949
  • 14.0%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.5%1999 to 2000
  • 2.5%1995 to 1998
  • 1.6%1990 to 1994
  • 6.7%1980 to 1989
  • 11.1%1970 to 1979
  • 16.1%1960 to 1969
  • 27.6%1950 to 1959
  • 19.7%1940 to 1949
  • 14.2%1939 or earlier
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