Port Neches, Texas Population 2022

13,822
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Port Neches is a city located in Jefferson County Texas. Port Neches has a 2020 population of 13,822. Port Neches is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,692 in 2010.

The average household income in Port Neches is $95,152 with a poverty rate of 9.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $965 per month, and the median house value is $173,900. The median age in Port Neches is 40.2 years, 40.1 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Port Neches Demographics

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

  • White: 89.44%
  • Two or more races: 5.22%
  • Asian: 2.36%
  • Black or African American: 1.94%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Port Neches, Texas is 13,822 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,692.

Port Neches, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,38589.44%
Black or African American2471.94%
Asian3012.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.04%
Some Other Race1271.00%
Two or More Races6645.22%
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Port Neches Population by Race

Port Neches Population Pyramid 2022

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Port Neches Median Age

38.9


Total

39.2


Male

38.7


Female

Port Neches Adults

There are 9,536 adults, (1,984 of whom are seniors) in Port Neches.

Port Neches Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Neches Sex Ratio

Female

6,547

51.43%

Male

6,182

48.57%

Port Neches Population by Age

Port Neches Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Neches Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.2%12.8%
All79.3%20.7%
Non Family70.5%29.5%
Female58.8%41.2%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Neches Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7072.779.3
Married2,7183.2287.2
Male492.9100
Female4783.1258.8
Non Family1,4621.6170.5

3.17

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Port Neches Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1782.12%
9th to 12th Grade3914.66%
High School Graduate2,13725.49%
Some College2,31027.55%
Associates Degree1,05412.57%
Bachelors Degree1,44717.26%
Graduate Degree86810.35%
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Port Neches Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Neches Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race808030
Asian18714970
White7,2316,9012,110
2+ Races18110231
Hispanic696574107
Black12912911
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 37.50%.

Port Neches Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,387$66,121$40,448
Less Than 9th Grade$$53,393$11,809
High School Graduate$36,023$38,045$34,306
Some College$60,129$71,536$45,647
Bachelors Degree$49,565$77,292$46,964
Graduate Degree$69,125$172,565$55,300

$50,387

Average Earnings

$66,121

Average Male

$40,448

Average Female

Port Neches Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Neches Language by Age

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Port Neches Language

90.59% of Port Neches residents speak only English, while 9.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.75% of the population.

Port Neches Language

Port Neches Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,18332727.64%
Asian3017926.25%
White10,2748348.12%
OtherNaN%

9.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.37%

Male Poverty Rate

11.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Neches

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Neches is Hispanic, with 27.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Neches is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.12%.

Port Neches Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.89%
High School11.56%
Some College3.06%
Bachelors or Greater7.60%

Port Neches Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.09%
Male Unemployed24.72%
Female Employed9.97%
Female Unemployed17.58%

Port Neches Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Neches Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,164$102,529
Families$86,804$116,956
Married Families$96,522-
Non Families$50,100$68,270
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Income by Household Type

Port Neches Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Neches Married by Age and Sex

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Port Neches 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 55-64.

Port Neches Marital Status by Race

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Port Neches Marital Status

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754

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War162
First Gulf War95
Vietnam291
Korea74
World War II19

Port Neches Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3477
35 to 54173
55 to 6468
65 to 74207
75+229

Port Neches Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7188.31%
Asian187.32%
Other Race1819.57%
Hispanic374.65%

Port Neches Veterans by Race

Port Neches Veterans by Education

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5.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Neches Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Port Neches Employment by Age

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Port Neches Employment by Race

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Port Neches 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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76.90%

Born in Port Neches

94.27%

Native Born

5.73%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

2.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.27% of Port Neches residents were born in the United States, with 76.90% having been born in Texas. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Port Neches Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19505,4480.00%
19608,6963,2484.79%
197010,8942,1982.28%
198013,9443,0502.50%
199012,974-970-0.72%
200013,6016270.47%
201013,040-561-0.42%
201113,105650.50%
201213,170650.50%
201313,235650.49%
201413,300650.49%
201513,365650.49%
201613,430650.49%
201713,495650.48%
201813,560650.48%
201913,625650.48%
202013,692670.49%
202113,757650.47%
202213,822650.47%

Port Neches Population by Year