Real Estate Market Update for 77640 (Port Arthur, TX)
Welcome to January's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was up 100% from one year earlier, and up 11% from the previous month. This continued upward trend reflected a healthy inventory for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 150-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold did not change ... reflecting virtually no change in the local inventory-turnover rate. The number of units sold was consistent year-over-year, and held steady month-over-month. ... an indication that local market conditions were basically unchanged. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for 77640 (Port Arthur, TX)
Area Information for 77640 (Port Arthur, TX)
  • Population: 16,378
  • Median Age: 40.5 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 20 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 8%
  • Population Density: 424/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -20.47%
  • Closest Airport: Jack Brooks Regional
  • Closest College: Lamar University
  • Closest Jr. College: Lamar State College-port Arthur
  • Median Household Income: $31,849
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 12%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $96,574
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Houston Dynamo
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 41%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 77640 (Port Arthur, TX)
Median Age: 40.5 Married: 32% Number of Households: 6,588 Households with Children: 1,546
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for 77640 (Port Arthur, TX)

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Dowling Elementary School 13.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Memorial 9th Grade Academy At Aust 14.3 mi Public 9-9 1 0
      Port Arthur Alternative Center 16.2 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Abraham Lincoln Middle School 16.3 mi Public 6-8 0 0
      Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studi 16.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studi 16.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 5 3
      Tekoa Academy Of Accelerated Studi 16.9 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      United Christian Academy 18.2 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Dequeen Elementary School 18.5 mi Public 3-5 1 2
      Washington Elementary School 18.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 0 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.