Port Aransas, Texas Population 2021

4,494
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Port Aransas is a city located in Nueces County Texas. With a 2020 population of 4,494, it is the 395th largest city in Texas and the 5077th largest city in the United States . Port Aransas is currently growing at a rate of 2.60% annually and its population has increased by 29.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,480 in 2010. Port Aransas reached it's highest population of 4,494 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, Port Aransas has a population density of 502 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Aransas is $80,435 with a poverty rate of 10.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,022 per month, and the median house value is $340,600. The median age in Port Aransas is 52.8 years, 53 years for males, and 52.1 years for females.

Port Aransas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Port Aransas was:

  • White: 92.99%
  • Native American: 2.86%
  • Two or more races: 1.53%
  • Asian: 1.50%
  • Black or African American: 1.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Port Aransas, Texas is 4,494 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,152.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,480.

Port Aransas, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,83492.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native1182.86%
Two or More Races631.53%
Asian621.50%
Black or African American461.12%
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Port Aransas Population by Race

Port Aransas Population Pyramid $2021

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Port Aransas Median Age

52.8


Total

53


Male

52.1


Female

Port Aransas Adults

There are 3,609 adults, (773 of whom are seniors) in Port Aransas.

Port Aransas Age Dependency

45.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Aransas Sex Ratio

Female

2,262

54.86%

Male

1,861

45.14%

Port Aransas Population by Age

Port Aransas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Aransas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.2%23.8%
Male67.4%32.6%
All61.4%38.6%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Female42.4%57.6%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Aransas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0292.0361.4
Married1,0132.4276.2
Non Family7891.2446.5
Female1843.1542.4
Male432.5867.4

2.5

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

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Port Aransas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade280.84%
9th to 12th Grade942.83%
High School Graduate85725.83%
Some College74322.39%
Associates Degree2668.02%
Bachelors Degree82724.92%
Graduate Degree50315.16%
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Port Aransas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Aransas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,8952,8031,145
Hispanic26323343
Native American118118118
Asian242424
2+ Races1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Port Aransas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,076$50,897$25,071
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,719$39,020$22,853
Some College$26,321$53,625$22,695
Bachelors Degree$30,300$$28,100
Graduate Degree$103,571$113,558$67,404

$38,076

Average Earnings

$50,897

Average Male

$25,071

Average Female

Port Aransas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Aransas Language by Age

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Port Aransas Language

93.03% of Port Aransas residents speak only English, while 6.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.08% of the population.

Port Aransas Language

Port Aransas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,45735610.30%
Native1189681.36%

10.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.18%

Male Poverty Rate

14.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Aransas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Aransas is Native, with 81.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Aransas is White, with 10.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.73%.

Port Aransas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College26.16%
Less Than 9th Grade23.77%
Bachelors or Greater7.22%
High School4.43%

Port Aransas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed11.29%
Male Employed5.82%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Port Aransas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Aransas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,910$80,435
Families$88,029$96,275
Married Families$96,445-
Non Families$41,161$54,721
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Income by Household Type

Port Aransas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Aransas Married by Age and Sex

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Port Aransas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Port Aransas Marital Status by Race

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Port Aransas Marital Status

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269

Number of Veterans

252

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam135
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War35
World War II16
Korea13

Port Aransas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6491
75+56
35 to 5452
65 to 7441
18 to 3429

Port Aransas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2517.47%
Hispanic3310.61%
2+ Races1828.57%

Port Aransas Veterans by Race

Port Aransas Veterans by Education

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7.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Aransas Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Port Aransas Employment by Age

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Port Aransas Employment by Race

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Port Aransas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.88%

Born in Port Aransas

96.07%

Native Born

3.93%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

2.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.07% of Port Aransas residents were born in the United States, with 47.88% having been born in Texas. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Port Aransas Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,4941142.60%
20204,3801142.67%
20194,2661142.75%
20184,152220.53%
20174,130541.32%
20164,0761022.57%
20153,974822.11%
20143,892942.47%
20133,7981233.35%
20123,6751042.91%
20113,571792.26%
20103,4921220.36%
20003,3700.00%

Port Aransas Population by Year