Zip Code 77642 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePort Arthur
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson
Area Code409
Current Population:37111
Racial Majority:White 21.96%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 48.6%
Unemployment Rate:12.3%
Median Household Income$36021
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42400
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time20 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 10 ft.
Area49 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)29.93918700, -93.91401200

Zip Code 77642 Description

Zip Code 77642 is located in the state of Texas in the Beaumont - Port Arthur metro area. Zip code 77642 is primarily located in Jefferson County. The official US Postal Service name for 77642 is PORT ARTHUR, Texas. Portions of zip code 77642 are contained within or border the city limits of Port Arthur, TX, Port Neches, TX, Groves, TX, and Nederland, TX. The area code for zip code 77642 is 409. 77642 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 77642 is 12.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 77642 increased to 37111 from 36958 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 77642 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 77642 public schools is Hispanic. 86% of students in 77642 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 8415 21.96% 8213 +2%
 Black Or African American 11004 28.72% 11627 -5%
 Hispanic 14759 38.52% 13763 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.21% 126 -35%
 Asian 3368 8.79% 2934 +15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 49 0.07% 49 -47%
 Two Or More Races 395 1.72% 395 +67%

Zip Code 77642 Race/Ethnicity

 White 6.7%
 Black Or African American 36.5%
 Hispanic 48.6%
 Asian 5.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2.1%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 77642 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3711136958
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households13451
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36021
Income Under $50K Per Year64.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.10%
77642 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 14Randy WeberRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$112524
Average Real Estate Sale Price$41034
Current Unemployment Level 12.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level14.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago16.1%
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 77642 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)42455258667274736959504459
Avg Max Temp (°F)61657278848992928880716478
Avg Precip (In.)5.633.423.783.775.726.375.254.85.964.664.85.0759.22
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX
CBSA Type77642
CBSA Population383880
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours