Latest Data (2016)
Population 55,427
Nationwide Rank 677

Quick Facts

Port Arthur, Texas is the 677th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Port Arthur, Texas is a city.

Port Arthur, Texas is currently 5.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Port Arthur, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Port Arthur, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
667 Oak Lawn, Illinois 56,257 1.8%
668 Novato, California 56,004 17.1%
669 Chicopee, Massachusetts 55,991 2.2%
670 Weymouth Town, Massachusetts 55,972
671 Dearborn Heights, Michigan 55,761 -4.4%
672 Berwyn, Illinois 55,748 3.3%
673 Bradenton, Florida 55,687 11.2%
674 Hempstead, New York 55,555 4.4%
675 Hanford, California 55,547 32.3%
676 Rocky Mount, North Carolina 55,466 -5.7%
677 Port Arthur, Texas 55,427 -3.8%
678 Shoreline, Washington 55,333 4.0%
679 Kettering, Ohio 55,306 -4.0%
680 Anderson, Indiana 55,130 -7.5%
681 Decatur, Alabama 55,072 1.8%
682 Gilroy, California 55,069 32.0%
683 Richland, Washington 54,989 41.2%
684 Manhattan, Kansas 54,983 20.2%
685 Highland, California 54,939 22.4%
686 Paramount, California 54,909 -0.8%
687 Commerce City, Colorado 54,869 159.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
287 Tyler 104,798 24.0%
288 Wichita Falls 104,724 0.5%
289 Lewisville 104,659 33.4%
297 League City 102,010 122.3%
303 San Angelo 100,702 13.8%
307 Allen 99,179 119.9%
368 Sugar Land 88,177 35.8%
374 Edinburg 87,650 79.1%
399 Mission 83,563 79.9%
400 Bryan 83,260 26.2%
409 Conroe 82,286 111.4%
411 Longview 82,055 12.5%
438 Pharr 77,320 63.1%
453 Baytown 75,992 14.0%
466 Missouri City 74,561 39.3%
474 New Braunfels 73,959 91.6%
476 Temple 73,600 33.3%
477 Flower Mound 73,547 42.0%
503 North Richland Hills 69,798 24.7%
511 Cedar Park 68,918 163.7%
525 Victoria 67,670 11.7%
531 Georgetown 67,140 134.7%
547 Mansfield 65,631 130.9%
548 Harlingen 65,539 11.4%
589 Rowlett 61,999 37.4%
590 San Marcos 61,980 70.2%
628 Pflugerville 59,245 146.2%
677 Port Arthur 55,427 -3.8%
689 Euless 54,769 18.4%
722 DeSoto 52,599 39.0%
734 Grapevine 51,971 21.8%
754 Galveston 50,550 -12.1%
762 Bedford 49,528 4.8%
789 Cedar Hill 48,343 47.5%
791 Texas City 48,262 15.5%
801 Wylie 47,701 205.3%
823 Keller 46,646 66.6%
839 Burleson 45,016 104.9%
851 Haltom City 44,361 13.4%
865 Rockwall 43,586 131.4%
883 Leander 42,761 406.1%
888 Little Elm 42,504 841.6%
893 The Colony 42,408 56.6%
909 Sherman 41,567 18.0%
916 Coppell 41,360 13.0%
920 Huntsville 41,208 17.2%
945 Weslaco 40,033 39.0%
961 Duncanville 39,457 9.3%
962 Schertz 39,453 87.4%
965 Friendswood 39,396 34.8%
969 Hurst 39,160 7.7%
972 Kyle 39,060 552.3%
981 Lancaster 38,867 49.4%
1015 Texarkana 37,679 8.1%
1031 Rosenberg 36,937 52.4%
1042 San Juan 36,663 37.4%
1053 Lufkin 36,159 8.4%
1060 Del Rio 35,998 5.9%
1082 La Porte 35,086 9.4%
1089 Farmers Branch 34,988 27.2%
1108 Waxahachie 34,345 58.3%
1121 Nacogdoches 33,932 13.0%
1125 Deer Park 33,782 18.2%
1143 Socorro 33,277 19.8%
1163 Copperas Cove 32,808 9.2%
1217 Southlake 30,991 41.9%
1251 Cleburne 30,223 14.3%
1260 Weatherford 29,969 54.7%
1267 Harker Heights 29,757 68.2%
1296 Eagle Pass 28,834 26.4%
1309 Seguin 28,614 20.4%
1311 Big Spring 28,532 13.6%
1344 Cibolo 27,855 772.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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