Zip Code 77640 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePort Arthur
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson
Area Code409
Alternate Zip Code NamesPORT ACRES
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesGRIFFING
GRIFFING PARK
LAKEVIEW
PEAR RIDGE
PT ACRES
SABINE
WEST PORT ARTHUR
Current Population:16875
Racial Majority:African American 58.16%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 68.3%
Unemployment Rate:9.3%
Median Household Income$27064
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42030
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time19.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 13 ft.
Area375 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.76002500, -94.08350400

Zip Code 77640 Description

Zip Code 77640 is located in the state of Texas in the Beaumont - Port Arthur metro area. Zip code 77640 is primarily located in Jefferson County. The official US Postal Service name for 77640 is PORT ARTHUR, Texas. Portions of zip code 77640 are contained within or border the city limits of Port Arthur, TX, . The area code for zip code 77640 is 409. 77640 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77640 is 9.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 77640 decreased to 16875 from 20008 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77640 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 77640 public schools is Black. 86.8% of students in 77640 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3974 24.67% 3820 +4%
 Black Or African American 9369 58.16% 10382 -10%
 Hispanic 2220 13.78% 2197 +1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.34% 39 +38%
 Asian 387 2.4% 267 +45%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.03% 8 -38%
 Other Race 5 0.04% 5 +40%
 Two Or More Races 157 0.58% 157 -41%

Zip Code 77640 Race/Ethnicity

 White 3.3%
 Black Or African American 68.3%
 Hispanic 26.1%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.3%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 77640 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1687520008
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households6787
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
86.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$27064
Income Under $50K Per Year71.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.00%
77640 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 14Randy WeberRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$244831
Average Real Estate Sale Price$37833
Current Unemployment Level 9.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago12.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 34a - Northern Humid Gulf Coastal Prairies
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 77640 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)43455258667274736959514459
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278848992928880716478
Avg Precip (In.)5.623.393.773.785.736.375.264.825.994.674.815.0559.26
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX
CBSA Type77640
CBSA Population383880
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours