Port Neches, Texas is a Riverfront Community located in the Mid County (Port Neches/Groves/Nederland) area of Jefferson County, Texas some 15 miles south of Beaumont, 50 miles southwest of Lake Charles and 90 miles east of Houston. It is located entirely in the Texas Coastal Prairie, on the west side of the Neches River, and some 8 miles north of the Inter-coastal Waterway and Sabine Lake. In 2010, the population of the Mid County area was roughly 50,000, of which more than 13,000 are residents in Port Neches. The 2000 median household income for Mid County was $50,729. The City offers many amenities including superior housing, a highly recognized school district, and a variety of recreational opportunities within close proximity. Port Neches is a city with a small town atmosphere and a big sense of community.