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Port Isabel, Texas

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Port Isabel is a city located in Cameron County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 4,865.

Geography

Location of Port Isabel, Texas

Port Isabel is located at 26°4'25" North, 97°12'48" West (26.073675, -97.213234)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.5 km² (2.9 mi²). 5.7 km² (2.2 mi²) of it is land and 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 24.40% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 4,865 people, 1,649 households, and 1,225 families residing in the city. The population density is 853.8/km² (2,215.5/mi²). There are 2,055 housing units at an average density of 360.7/km² (935.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 79.67% White, 1.03% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 15.54% from other races, and 3.08% from two or more races. 74.39% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,649 households out of which 36.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% are married couples living together, 16.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% are non-families. 22.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.95 and the average family size is 3.46.

In the city the population is spread out with 30.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $25,323, and the median income for a family is $26,077. Males have a median income of $17,105 versus $16,316 for females. The per capita income for the city is $11,239. 27.3% of the population and 21.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 34.7% of those under the age of 18 and 14.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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