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China, Texas

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High Points

China strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

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Racial Diversity
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Top 5% trophy China Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of China, Texas

Comparing China to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 7
Male Share of the Population 7 6
Age of the Population 6 8
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Senior Citizens 5 6
Female Share of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 5
Portion of People Married 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
Median Family Income 6 7
People Above Poverty 4 6
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 2 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
People Living Alone 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2

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China Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles W of Beaumont, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles E of Houston, Texas
County Jefferson
Metro Area Beaumont - Port Arthur
P.O. Box Zip Codes 77613
Phone Area Codes 409
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.047
Longitude -94.335

China Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 92 F
Oct Temp 59 to 81 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 61 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 81 F
Annual Precip 60.5 inches
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China Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,112 100%
Male 542 48.7%
Female 570 51.3%
Under 18 282 25.4%
18+ 830 74.6%
65+ 158 14.2%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 3.08
White 790 71%
African-American 267 24%
Asian 10 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 31 2.8%
Mixed Race 10 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 51 4.6%

Estimated China Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,079
Growth -33
Growth % -3%

China Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.7%
US/American 16.2%
French (except Basque) 12.7%
German 10%
English 7.2%
Irish 5.9%
French Canadian 4.6%
Acadian/Cajun 3.2%
Italian 1.8%
Dutch 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Jamaican 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Polish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Dutch West Indian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
China 1,112 $41,500
Beaumont 113,866 $40,825
Devers 416 $31,042
Lumberton 8,731 $47,184
Nome 515 $41,346
Rose City 519 $31,429
Sour Lake 1,667 $39,605
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