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Port Aransas is a city in Nueces County, in the Corpus Christi metro area.
The latitude of Port Aransas is 27.833N. The longitude is -97.06W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,534.
The export of sea turtles was a major industry in the early 1900s.
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18% of Port Aransas residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Aransas ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Aransas was $23,681, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Port Aransas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Port Aransas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $476. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,049.
Libraries in Port Aransas include William R Bill Ellis Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Port Aransas include Port Aransas South Jetty
Nueces County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Aransas political report.
The average commute time for Port Aransas workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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