Port Aransas, Texas 

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Population

3,980

+15.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

8.5%

Median Income

$42,224

Median Home Price

$301,000

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Best Places to Live in Port Aransas, Texas

Mid-sized city - South Texas Gulf Coast, 140 miles southeast of San Antonio. November, March and April are the most pleasant months in Port Aransas, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Port Aransas, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Nearby coastal areas
Cost of living
Pleasant winters
Cons
Crime rates
Isolation
Industrial landscape


What Bert Has To Say About Corpus Christi Metro Area

Corpus Christi is a prosperous port town about 160 miles north of the Mexican border. It is a center for the petroleum and petrochemical industry, and a major shipping gateway on the Intracoastal Waterway. There is a military presence with two naval air stations in the vicinity, and a Texas A&M campus in town. The series of long barrier islands, particularly South Padre Island to the south, provide excellent beach, boating and wildlife viewing opportunities for tourists and residents alike.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Nueces County
Metro Area: Corpus Christi Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Port Aransas
Zip Codes: 78373
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 44 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Port Aransas is 8.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Port Aransas jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Port Aransas's cost of living is 4.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Port Aransas's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Nueces county remained Republican, 50.8% to 47.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Port Aransas's population is 3,980 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 15.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Port Aransas is Real Estate: $301,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.6%.

SCHOOLS
Port Aransas public schools spend $35,074 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11 students per teacher in Port Aransas. More Education



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Housing Market in Port Aransas

It's a good time to buy in Port Aransas. Home Appreciation is up 8.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Port Aransas is $301,000.

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Reviews for Port Aransas   2 Reviews
Beaches, etc. - 5/12/2010
Nice beach access. Some weekends are crowded but weekdays are better if you don't want the crowds. One of the better places to spend time on the Texas Gulf... Read More

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Wonderful Climate, friendly atmosphere - 12/26/2006
I live in Port Aransas, TX. It is a resort town on a barrier island about 30 miles from Corpus... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN PORT ARANSAS, TEXAS
78373

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