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Port Isabel is 13th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Port Isabel Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 5,047 338th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.7 271st 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 746.7 333rd 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Port Isabel Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 9.2% 63rd 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.6% 171st 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.5% 122nd 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Port Isabel Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 65.1% 335th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 11.4% 309th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Port Isabel Rank Texas US
Race - White 83.3% 131st 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.5% 353rd 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 349th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 321st 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 332nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 224th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 76.5% 53rd 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 22.2% 324th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Port Isabel Rank Texas US
Female residents 50.8% 253rd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 25.0% 46th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Port Isabel Rank Texas US
Housing units 2,206 346th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 30.2% 52nd 24.0% 25.9%
Households 1,679 363rd 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 47.5% 360th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $96,600 219th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 3.0 111th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Port Isabel Rank Texas US
Income per capita $13,027 354th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $24,435 379th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 40.4% 13th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Port Isabel Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 824 263rd 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $129,747 220th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $24,899 58th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $22,007 158th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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