|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Port Neches is 13,416. Port Neches, Texas is the 2,542nd largest city in the US.
Port Neches is located entirely in Jefferson County.
The peak population of Port Neches was in 1990, when its population was 13,615. In 1990, Port Neches was the 1,920th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,542nd largest city in the US. Port Neches is currently 1.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Port Neches has shrunk 1.1% since the year 2000. Port Neches, Texas's growth is below average. 76% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Port Neches has a population density of 1,511 people per square mile.
|2536||Weddington, North Carolina||13,488||99.1%|
|2538||King City, California||13,443||20.6%|
|2542||Port Neches, Texas||13,416||-1.1%|
|2543||Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan||13,410||-6.2%|
|2547||Steamboat Springs, Colorado||13,390||32.8%|
The total voting age population of Port Neches, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,314. The voting age population is 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.4% of the residents of Port Neches are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Port Neches are 88.3% White, 3.5% Asian, 3.4% Two or more races, 3.3% Black, 1.3% Other and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 11.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Port Neches, 10.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.8%. On a per-household basis, 9.6% of families are below the poverty line in Port Neches.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.1% of Port Neches residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.4% of Port Neches residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 26.1% have a bachelor's degree and 9.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Port Neches residents aged 5 and older, 9.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Port Neches is 4.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Port Neches, 16.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Port Neches is $71,740.
In Port Neches, 74.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 25.2% of housing units in Port Neches.
Of all the housing units in Port Neches, 3.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Port Neches, 10.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 540 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Port Neches is $996.
In Port Neches, 88.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.