Port Arthur , Jefferson County, Texas

City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States

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Port Arthur is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Texas. In the 2010 census it had a population of 53,818 inhabitants and a population density of 144 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 54,280 inhabitants.

The city has a total area of 144.17 square miles (373.41 km2).

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Port Arthur, TX Quick Facts

Population : 54,280 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas
County : Jefferson County
Postal code : 77640–77643
Phone Area Codes : 409
Area : 373.41 km2
Altitude : 7 feet / 2 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:57:48 (14th April 2021)
Zip Code : 77640
Density : 145 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 0.85% (2010-2019)
Weather : 77℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Year Population Method
2010 53,818 census
2011 54,905 estimation process
2012 54,563 estimation process
2013 54,719 estimation process
2014 54,529 estimation process
2015 55,378 estimation process
2016 55,566 estimation process
2017 55,433 estimation process
2018 54,889 estimation process
2019 54,280 estimation process

The population of Port Arthur increased by 0.85% in 9 years.

Port Arthur, TX zip code is 77640. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 48245

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People born in Port Arthur, TX (87)

Many people were born here, including jazz guitarist Zachary Breaux, painter and graphic artist Robert Rauschenberg, golfer and athlete Babe Didrikson Zaharias, you can see a list of people who born in Port Arthur, TX.

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Port Arthur, TX

Code Name Address Type
BMT Beaumont 2555 W. Cedar Street RAIL
LCH Lake Charles 100 Ryan Street RAIL
GLS Galveston (Texas Eagle Bus), Texas 25th St. and Strand St. BUS

Other cities in Jefferson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Beaumont 116,825 County seat of Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Nederland 17,371 City in Texas, United States
Groves 15,480 Human settlement in Jefferson County, Texas, United States of America
Port Neches 12,655 City
Bevil Oaks 1,225 City
China 1,206 City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Pine Island 1,159 Town of the United States
Nome 595 City
Higgins 391 City in the United States
Taylor Landing 240 City in Jefferson County, Texas

Distance to Other Cities

Port Arthur, TX distances to biggest Texas cities

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