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People

Total Population 3,772
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 23%
Employed Population 16+ 1,964
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 52.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,359
% Above Poverty Level 89.3%
% Below Poverty Level 10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 14.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30%
Median Gross Rent $1,135
Median House Value $292,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 8.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Port Aransas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 20 miles E of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Nueces
Metro Area Corpus Christi
Standard Zip Codes 78373
Phone Area Codes 361
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.833
Longitude -97.06

Port Aransas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PORT ARANSAS
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 50 to 63 F
Apr Temp 66 to 78 F
Jul Temp 79 to 90 F
Oct Temp 71 to 82 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station ROCKPORT
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 63 F
Apr Temp 63 to 77 F
Jul Temp 78 to 90 F
Oct Temp 65 to 82 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Station CHAPMAN RANCH
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 46 to 67 F
Apr Temp 63 to 81 F
Jul Temp 74 to 92 F
Oct Temp 64 to 84 F
Annual Precip 31.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aransas Pass 8,067 $50,317
Fulton 1,319 $43,750
Gregory 2,137 $60,625
Ingleside 9,554 $68,431

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Port Aransas Public Libraries

Library
William R Bill Ellis Memorial Library
700 W AVENUE A
Port Aransas, Texas
(361) 749-4116

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Port Aransas High Schools

PORT ARANSAS H S
100 STA ST
361-749-1206
Serves 184 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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