Porter, TX

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Porter Profile


Overview

Porter is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 13,541 people and just one neighborhood, Porter is the 225th largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Porter was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Porter economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Porter, where the median household income is $67,663.00.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Porter is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Porter is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Porter who work in office and administrative support (12.10%), sales jobs (9.87%), and management occupations (6.73%).

Setting & Lifestyle

In Porter, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.72 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Porter is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Porter Demographics

In terms of college education, Porter is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.34% of adults 25 and older in Porter have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Porter in 2018 was $26,834, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,336 for a family of four. However, Porter contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Porter is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Porter home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Porter residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Porter also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 41.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Porter include English, Irish, German, Polish, and Finnish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Porter's cultural character, accounting for 16.47% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Porter is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Porter, TX HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Porter VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Milam Elementary School
16415 Fm 3083
Conroe, TX 77302
PK-04
San Jacinto Elementary School
17601 Fm 1314
Conroe, TX 77302
PK-04
Moorhead J H School
13475 Fm 1485
Conroe, TX 77306
07-08
Caney Creek H S School
13470 F M 1485
Conroe, TX 77306
09-12
Grangerland Int School
16283 Fm 3083
Conroe, TX 77302
05-06
Keefer Crossing Middle School
20350 Fm 1485
New Caney, TX 77357
06-08
Valley Ranch Elementary School
21700 Vly Ranch Crossing
Porter, TX 77365
PK-05
Porter H S School
22625 Sandy Ln
Porter, TX 77365
09-12
New Caney Middle School
22784 Hwy 59 S
Porter, TX 77365
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

CONROE ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.3% 60.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.9% 55.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.4% 4.6%

Educational Expenditures

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NEW CANEY ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 67.6% 60.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 62.2% 55.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.4% 4.6%

Educational Expenditures

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