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Overview
Population:53,818
Pop. Change:-6%
State: Texas
Metro Area: Beaumont-Port Arthur Metro Area
County: Jefferson County
City:Port Arthur
Zip Code:77642, 77640, ... 2 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Port Arthur's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Port_Arthur, Texas

As of 2012, Port Arthur's population is 53,818 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -6.18 percent.

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The median home cost in Port Arthur is $75,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.24 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Port Arthur's cost of living is 22.30% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Port Arthur public schools spend $5,693 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 17 students per teacher in Port Arthur.

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The unemployment rate in Port Arthur is 10.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Port Arthur jobs have Increased by 0.23 percent.


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Map Of Port_Arthur

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Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Port Arthur's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes