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Lets cover off Beaumont first. Beaumont is a city in and county seat of Jefferson County, Texas, USA, within the Beaumont–Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area. With Port Arthur and Orange, it forms the Golden Triangle, a major industrial area on the Gulf Coast

Gulf States Utilities had its headquarters in Beaumont until its absorption by Entergy Corporation in 1993. GSU’s Edison Plaza headquarters is still the tallest building in Beaumont (as of 2007). Since 1907, Beaumont has been home of the South Texas State Fair. In 2004, the venue for the Fair changed to Ford Park, a new, larger facility on the west end of Beaumont.

The Beaumont-Port Arthur region is cited as one of the most polluted cities in the United States due to various energy industries and chemical plants in the area. It has caused many residents to become sick and has generated debates through the media. Many partisan environmental justice organizations have kept track of cities such as Beaumont-Port Arthur and others in Texas regarding similar pollution, its effect on “…the poor, the minority, the disenfranchised, the children, the elderly…” and lax regulation

The city of Beaumont, Texas is within the humid subtropical climate regime. This city is within the Piney Woods, which cover the eastern region of Texas, as well as adjacent Louisiana. This region of Texas receives the most rainfall in the state, with more than 48 inches (1,200 mm) annually. This is due to the warm gulf waters that carry humid air to the region, where it condenses and precipitates. Hurricanes also strike the region.

 

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Economy

According to the City’s 2008 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 Beaumont Independent School District 2,861
2 Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital 1,706
3 Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital 1,614
4 City of Beaumont 1,323
5 Jefferson County 1,209
6 Lamar University 1,176
7 ENGlobal Corporation 600
8 West Corporation 463
9 Wal-Mart 450
10 Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company 394

A significant element of the region’s economy is the Port of Beaumont, the nations 4th largest seaport by Tonnage, and the 2nd largest military seaport in the world.

Conn’s Appliances and Jason’s Deli have their headquarters in Beaumont. Originally Sweet Leaf Tea Company had its headquarters in Beaumont. The headquarters moved to Austin in October 2003.

Beaumont JobsFamous businesses from Beaumont

  • Conn’s – Chain of Appliance and Electronic stores
  • Gulf Oil – Gulf Oil Company founded 1901, now Chevron
  • Humble Oil – 50% of Humble Oil sold to Standard Oil of NJ to build its first refinery in Baytown. Merged and renamed Exxon 1972. Now ExxonMobil
  • Jason’s DeliFast Casual chain with locations in 20 states.
  • Magnolia Petroleum Company – Startup began in Corsicana in 1898, but became a major company in Beaumont in 1901. Owned KFDM radio, now 560 KLVI in the 30s through the 50s. Its refinery in Beaumont along with Texas Oil Co. & Gulf’s in Port Arthur, TX were 3 of the largest in the world. Magnolia later sold 45% ownership to Standard Oil of NY, Socony. Combined companies years later into Mobil now ExxonMobil
  • Port of Beaumont – Young town of Beaumont grew quicker around this harbor about 1840 and would mark the spot that would become the port. Ranks consistently among the top 5 ports in the country for tonnage
  • Jobs Beaumont TexasSweet Leaf Tea – A ready-to-drink organic tea company started in Beaumont in 1998 by Clayton Christopher and David Smith, later moved to Austin, TX.
  • The Texas Oil Company – Founded in 1902 just west of Beaumont (Sour Lake, Texas) became Texaco;, now owned/part of Chevron formerly Standard Oil Company of California.
  • The Texas Coffee Company – Home of Seaport Coffees and Texjoy Steak Seasoning among other products distributed regionally. The company was founded in 1921 by Charles J. Fertitta, Sr. In 1968, the Texas Coffee Company became the first company in the United States to begin packaging coffee in vacuum-packed foil bags.
  • The Digital Connection – Operated in Beaumont Texas as the digital authority of Southeast Texas founded by Mark L Simon JR. in 2006 has successfully helped the public in transformation fron analog to digital.

Beaumont Employment Statistics

Population of Beaumont
Total population 107,876
Male 47.06%
Female 52.94%
Median age 33.1
Beaumont Housing
Owner-occupied homes 55.1%
Median cost of a home $83,300
Median mortgage payment $666
Renter-occupied homes 44.9%
Vacant housing 11.4%
Median monthly rent $594
Average Income
Median for all workers $20,647
Median for all male full-time $33,753
Median for all female full-time $27,096
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%