Port Neches is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 12,786 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Port Neches is the 186th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Port Neches is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Port Neches is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Port Neches who work in office and administrative support (12.92%), sales jobs (11.94%), and management occupations (8.39%).
The population of Port Neches overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Port Neches, 24.07% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Port Neches in 2010 was $30,905, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,620 for a family of four. However, Port Neches contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Port Neches is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Port Neches home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Port Neches residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Port Neches include French , German, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Port Neches is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.