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Port Neches is a city in Jefferson County, in the Beaumont-Port Arthur metro area.
The latitude of Port Neches is 29.991N. The longitude is -93.958W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,269.
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11% of Port Neches residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Neches ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Neches was $22,273, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Port Neches residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Port Neches, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $441. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $893.
Libraries in Port Neches include Effie & Wilton Hebert Public Library ... View libraries
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Neches political report.
The average commute time for Port Neches workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Port Neches between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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