Port Neches, TX Population

Population: 13,601. Estimated population in July 2020: 13,131 (-3.5% change)
Males: 6,679 (49.1%), Females: 6,922 (50.9%)

Jefferson County

Zip code: 77651

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

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%).

Land area: 9.1 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Port Neches:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Port Neches:

  • SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL (about 5 miles; BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, TX; Abbreviation: BPT)
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 53 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Abbreviation: LCH)
  • CHENNAULT INTL (about 60 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Abbreviation: CWF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Port Neches:

  • ORANGE COUNTY (about 13 miles; ORANGE, TX; Abbreviation: ORG)
  • BEAUMONT MUNI (about 18 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; Abbreviation: BMT)
  • HAWTHORNE FIELD (about 32 miles; KOUNTZE/SILSBEE, TX; Abbreviation: 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.

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 6,460)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 70 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,099)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 85 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 85 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 86 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 92 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)