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Population (year 2000): 13,601. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,131 (-3.5% change)
Males: 6,679 (49.1%), Females: 6,922 (50.9%)

Jefferson County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $47,523 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,600 (year 2000)

Port Neches, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Port Neches:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.2%)
  • Hispanic (5.1%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: French (16.8%), English (11.1%), Irish (10.5%), German (10.2%), United States (9.5%), French Canadian (7.2%).Neches, Texas forum

Land area: 9.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Port Neches

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Neches city

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-0.1%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arthur, TX Port (6.8 miles pop. 57,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (98.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: TX Nederland, (2.6 miles TX (3.8 miles Groves, Gardens, TX (4.0 miles Central Arthur, TX Port (6.8 miles City, TX (8.9 miles Bridge TX (10.7 miles Vidor, City, TX Rose (10.8 miles TX Beaumont, (13.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 27 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 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

Latitude: 29.98 N, Longitude: 93.96 W

Port Neches, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.7%), Manufacturing (19.4%), Retail trade (14.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,418 (-25.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 870 (13.8%)

Crime in Port Neches by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 3 6 4 7 1
    per 100,000 51.5 22.1 44.1 29.4 51.5 7.4
Robberies 6 2 2 3 6 8
    per 100,000 44.1 14.7 14.7 22.1 44.1 58.8
Assaults 27 16 29 25 18 16
    per 100,000 198.5 117.6 213.2 183.8 132.3 117.6
Burglaries 109 85 109 111 160 134
    per 100,000 801.4 625.0 801.4 816.1 1176.4 985.2
Thefts 382 365 406 411 452 452
    per 100,000 2808.6 2683.6 2985.1 3021.8 3323.3 3323.3
Auto thefts 29 37 25 34 37 29
    per 100,000 213.2 272.0 183.8 250.0 272.0 213.2
259.0 209.6 254.9 253.1 297.3 263.1

Average climate in Port Neches, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Port Neches-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 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 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

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


Hospitals/medical centers near Port Neches:
  • MID-JEFFERSON HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; NEDERLAND, TX)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; GROVES, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST MARY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PORT ARTHUR, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Port Neches:
  • SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL (about 5 miles; BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, TX; ID: BPT)
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 53 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: LCH)
  • CHENNAULT INTL (about 60 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: CWF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Port Neches:
  • ORANGE COUNTY (about 13 miles; ORANGE, TX; ID: ORG)
  • BEAUMONT MUNI (about 18 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; ID: BMT)
  • HAWTHORNE FIELD (about 32 miles; KOUNTZE/SILSBEE, TX; ID: 45R)

Amtrak station near Port Neches:
  • 14 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.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 6 $18,339 $36,678 4 $2,604
Other and Unallocable 4 $17,499 $52,497 0 $0
Streets and Highways 12 $40,022 $40,022 1 $1,107
Welfare 1 $3,007 $36,084 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $5,424 $32,544 6 $3,071
Solid Waste Management 8 $20,375 $30,562 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $16,063 $48,189 0 $0
Water Supply 9 $39,690 $52,920 1 $766
Other Government Administration 3 $14,486 $57,944 1 $560
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,960 $35,520 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 18 $72,480 $48,320 0 $0
Firefighters 12 $55,215 $55,215 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $40,627 $44,320 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,905 $34,860 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,960 $35,520 0 $0
Totals for Government 93 $352,053 $45,426 13 $8,108
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Neches:
  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 11 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,888)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; FT enrollment: 6,460)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 70 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 85 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 85 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,819)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 86 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 92 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,513)
Public high school in Port Neches:
  • PORT NECHES-GROVES H S (Students: 1,511; Location: 1401 MERRIMAN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Port Neches:
  • PORT NECHES MIDDLE (Students: 547; Location: 2031 LLANO ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RIDGEWOOD EL (Students: 357; Location: 2820 MERRIMAN ST; Grades: KG - 03)
  • PORT NECHES EL (Students: 325; Location: 2101 LLANO ST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • WOODCREST EL (Students: 274; Location: 1522 HEISLER ST; Grades: KG - 03)
  • ALTER SCH (Students: 11; Location: 1810 PORT NECHES AVE; Grades: 06 - 12)
Library in Port Neches:
  • EFFIE & WILTON HEBERT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $383,997; Location: 2025 MERRIMAN ST; 56,538 books; 936 audio materials; 1,457 video materials; 90 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Port Neches include: First Assembly of God Church - Port Neches (A), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Bethel Missionary Baptist Church (C), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (D), Southside Baptist Church (E), United Baptist Church (F), Golden Triangle Baptist Temple Church (G), Landmark United Pentecostal Church (H).

Parks in Port Neches include: Port Neches Park (1), Port Neches - Grove High School Football and Track Stadium (2), Meadowgreen Park (3), Central Park (4), Sunset Park (5), Oak Bluff Memorial Park (6).


Port Neches compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
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.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
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.)
  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
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.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, 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.)

 

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