Port Arthur employment information

IndexPort ArthurTexasNational
Income per capita$18,382$26,513$28,555
Median household income$31,736$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,429$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,128$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$27,473$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$17,617$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate7.3%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level30.4%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Port Arthur is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Port Arthur is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Port Arthur is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Port Arthur is 95% higher than the national average.

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Port Arthur median earnings by income bracket

Port Arthur employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry24.4%2.6%
Manufacturing sector19.7%2.5%
Financial & insurance services0.8%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services12.2%17.8%
Public administration2.8%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%1.7%
Education, health & social services8.0%37.4%

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Port Arthur, TX54,685$31,73641%

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Carson City, NV54,634$50,1086%
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Hempstead, NY54,801$51,7143%
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Port Arthur, TX54,685$31,73641%
Source: The Port Arthur, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.