Port Isabel, Texas Population 2022

5,032
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Port Isabel is a city located in Cameron County Texas. Port Isabel has a 2020 population of 5,032. Port Isabel is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 0.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,028 in 2010.

The average household income in Port Isabel is $48,206 with a poverty rate of 30.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $713 per month, and the median house value is $126,900. The median age in Port Isabel is 41.7 years, 42.3 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Port Isabel Demographics

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

  • White: 93.76%
  • Two or more races: 4.40%
  • Asian: 1.10%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Port Isabel, Texas is 5,032 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,028.

Port Isabel, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,88693.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.19%
Asian691.10%
Some Other Race350.56%
Two or More Races2764.40%
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Port Isabel Population by Race

Port Isabel Population Pyramid 2022

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Port Isabel Median Age

37.5


Total

36.7


Male

38.8


Female

Port Isabel Adults

There are 4,689 adults, (1,172 of whom are seniors) in Port Isabel.

Port Isabel Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Isabel Sex Ratio

Female

3,182

50.68%

Male

3,096

49.32%

Port Isabel Population by Age

Port Isabel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Isabel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.7%29.3%
All57.1%42.9%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female45.9%54.1%
Male19.8%80.2%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Isabel Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0733.0357.1
Married9683.9470.7
Male1113.0319.8
Female3534.0245.9
Non Family6411.1149.1

3.86

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Port Isabel Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade47411.19%
9th to 12th Grade55413.08%
High School Graduate1,85943.90%
Some College62914.85%
Associates Degree2014.75%
Bachelors Degree3608.50%
Graduate Degree1583.73%
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Port Isabel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Isabel Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races13613661
White980883290
Hispanic3,2032,272215
Asian3939
Other Race1818
Native American12

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 44.85%.

Port Isabel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,565$33,690$21,595
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$25,329$
High School Graduate$29,907$34,297$16,324
Some College$30,781$32,188$25,172
Bachelors Degree$55,547$$53,529
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,565

Average Earnings

$33,690

Average Male

$21,595

Average Female

Port Isabel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Isabel Language by Age

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Port Isabel Language

48.18% of Port Isabel residents speak only English, while 51.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 50.64% of the population.

Port Isabel Language

Port Isabel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,00217517.47%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic5,1941,72933.29%
Multiple2765620.29%

30.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.46%

Male Poverty Rate

32.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Isabel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Isabel is White, with 17.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Isabel is Multiple, with 20.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.60%.

Port Isabel Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.97%
High School25.34%
Some College24.46%
Bachelors or Greater10.23%

Port Isabel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.26%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.90%
Female Unemployed81.25%

Port Isabel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Isabel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,895$50,564
Families$48,200$56,674
Married Families$57,176-
Non Families$13,963$36,163
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Income by Household Type

Port Isabel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Isabel Married by Age and Sex

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Port Isabel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Port Isabel Marital Status by Race

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Port Isabel Marital Status

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317

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam155
Korea55
World War II17

Port Isabel Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5424
55 to 6451
65 to 74107
75+135

Port Isabel Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3177.18%
Hispanic792.19%

Port Isabel Veterans by Race

Port Isabel Veterans by Education

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21.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Isabel Veterans by Education

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Port Isabel Employment by Age

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Port Isabel Employment by Race

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Port Isabel 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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58.31%

Born in Port Isabel

73.02%

Native Born

26.98%

Foreign Born

24.16%

Non Citizen

2.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.02% of Port Isabel residents were born in the United States, with 58.31% having been born in Texas. 24.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Port Isabel Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19603,5750.00%
19703,067-508-1.52%
19803,7697022.08%
19904,4676981.71%
20004,8653980.86%
20105,0061410.29%
20115,00820.04%
20125,01020.04%
20135,01220.04%
20145,01420.04%
20155,01620.04%
20165,01820.04%
20175,02020.04%
20185,02220.04%
20195,02420.04%
20205,02840.08%
20215,03020.04%
20225,03220.04%

Port Isabel Population by Year