Latest Data (2017)
Population 55,498
Nationwide Rank 683

Quick Facts

Port Arthur, Texas is the 683rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Port Arthur, Texas is a city.

Port Arthur, Texas is currently 4.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Port Arthur, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Port Arthur, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
673 Shoreline, Washington 56,189 5.6%
674 Bonita Springs, Florida 56,088 69.7%
675 Oak Lawn, Illinois 56,087 1.5%
676 Valdosta, Georgia 56,085 21.5%
677 Novato, California 55,980 17.1%
678 Commerce City, Colorado 55,923 164.4%
679 Hempstead, New York 55,806 4.9%
680 Dearborn Heights, Michigan 55,758 -4.4%
681 Berwyn, Illinois 55,550 2.9%
682 Chicopee, Massachusetts 55,515 1.4%
683 Port Arthur, Texas 55,498 -3.6%
684 Casa Grande, Arizona 55,477 105.9%
685 Highland, California 55,342 23.3%
686 Pocatello, Idaho 55,193 7.0%
687 Kettering, Ohio 55,175 -4.3%
688 Euless, Texas 55,174 19.3%
689 Hoboken, New Jersey 55,131 42.4%
690 Anderson, Indiana 55,076 -7.6%
691 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 55,036 51.6%
692 Blue Springs, Missouri 54,945 13.3%
693 Paramount, California 54,909 -0.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
287 Lewisville 106,021 35.2%
291 Tyler 104,991 24.3%
292 League City 104,903 128.6%
295 Wichita Falls 104,747 0.6%
304 Allen 100,685 123.3%
306 San Angelo 100,119 13.2%
362 Edinburg 90,280 84.4%
371 Sugar Land 88,485 36.3%
397 Mission 84,424 81.8%
399 Conroe 84,378 116.7%
403 Bryan 84,021 27.4%
415 Longview 81,522 11.7%
434 Pharr 79,487 67.7%
438 New Braunfels 79,152 105.1%
451 Baytown 76,804 15.2%
454 Flower Mound 76,681 48.1%
466 Cedar Park 75,704 189.7%
474 Temple 74,503 34.9%
475 Missouri City 74,497 39.2%
508 Georgetown 70,685 147.1%
509 North Richland Hills 70,441 25.8%
516 Mansfield 68,928 142.5%
540 Victoria 67,106 10.8%
562 Harlingen 65,467 11.3%
583 Pflugerville 63,359 163.3%
588 San Marcos 63,071 73.2%
589 Rowlett 62,868 39.3%
683 Port Arthur 55,498 -3.6%
688 Euless 55,174 19.3%
713 Grapevine 53,982 26.5%
717 DeSoto 53,568 41.5%
758 Galveston 50,497 -12.1%
769 Wylie 49,826 218.9%
774 Bedford 49,486 4.7%
780 Leander 49,234 482.7%
793 Cedar Hill 48,710 48.6%
797 Texas City 48,558 16.2%
822 Keller 47,266 68.9%
832 Little Elm 46,548 931.1%
840 Burleson 46,145 110.0%
860 Haltom City 44,417 13.5%
864 Rockwall 44,208 134.7%
877 Kyle 43,480 626.1%
895 The Colony 42,721 57.7%
910 Coppell 41,941 14.6%
911 Sherman 41,917 19.0%
925 Huntsville 41,277 17.4%
946 Weslaco 40,358 40.2%
955 Schertz 40,092 90.4%
962 Friendswood 39,839 36.3%
971 Duncanville 39,487 9.4%
976 Lancaster 39,386 51.4%
989 Hurst 39,051 7.4%
1024 Rosenberg 37,661 55.4%
1034 Texarkana 37,333 7.1%
1037 Farmers Branch 37,088 34.9%
1041 San Juan 36,981 38.6%
1071 Del Rio 36,006 5.9%
1075 Lufkin 35,837 7.4%
1089 La Porte 35,371 10.3%
1090 Waxahachie 35,340 62.9%
1125 Socorro 34,048 22.6%
1130 Deer Park 33,891 18.6%
1139 Nacogdoches 33,614 11.9%
1173 Copperas Cove 32,706 8.9%
1196 Southlake 31,824 45.7%
1225 Harker Heights 31,075 75.6%
1244 Weatherford 30,654 58.2%
1258 Cleburne 30,230 14.3%
1295 Cibolo 29,249 816.3%
1305 Seguin 28,983 21.9%
1306 Eagle Pass 28,945 26.9%
1348 Big Spring 27,905 11.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 55,498 683
2016 55,427 677
2015 55,340 680
2014 54,548 682
2013 54,135 677
2012 54,010 672
2011 54,341 655
2010 53,818 655
2009 56,694 597
2008 55,699 600
2007 55,106 604
2006 54,889 601
2005 56,199 579
2004 56,251 572
2003 56,459 554
2002 56,512 546
2001 56,945 529
2000 57,629 515
1990 58,373 420