There are 18 hospice facilities serving Port Arthur, Texas. This includes 3 facilities in Port Arthur and 15 nearby. Hospice costs in Texas range from about $111 up to $200 per day, with an average expenditure running about $153. The per month cost averages about $4,590 and ranges between $3,330 and $6,000. Yearly, the median cost is about $55,080, which is on par with the national average of $55,080.
Located in Jefferson County, Port Arthur is a mid-size city in Texas. It is part of the Beaumont-Port Arthur metro area. While the encompassing metropolitan area contains 296,164 residents, there are 53,986 living within the city. Around 24% of the population are over the age of 55.
Port Arthur has a medium SeniorScore™ of 64. The city has a median per capita income of $18,000 and a median household income is $32,000 (the Texas state average is $47,000). The current unemployment rate is approximately 12.61% and the average home price is $49,500, which is significantly less than the state average of $142,500.
Port Arthur has ideal average temperatures, with very mild winters and very warm summers. The area receives very high levels of rainfall annually. Port Arthur has poor air quality ratings and a higher than average crime rate in relation to similarly-sized cities.