Pine Forest, Texas

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Pine Forest, Texas
Location of Pine Forest, Texas
Location of Pine Forest, Texas
Orange County PineForest.svg
Coordinates: 30°10′27″N 94°2′8″W / 30.17417°N 94.03556°W / 30.17417; -94.03556Coordinates: 30°10′27″N 94°2′8″W / 30.17417°N 94.03556°W / 30.17417; -94.03556
Country United States
State Texas
County Orange
 • Total 2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
 • Land 2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 632
 • Density 228.3/sq mi (88.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 77662
Area code(s) 409
FIPS code 48-57524[1]
GNIS feature ID 1344043[2]
This article is about the City of Pine Forest. For the unincorporated community of Pine Forest in Hopkins County, Texas, see Pine Forest, Hopkins County, Texas.

Pine Forest is a city in Orange County, Texas, United States. The population was 487 at the 2010 census. It is part of the BeaumontPort Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Pine Forest is located at 30°10′27″N 94°02′08″W / 30.174274°N 94.035671°W / 30.174274; -94.035671 (30.174274, -94.035671).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 632 people, 223 households, and 177 families residing in the city. The population density was 228.3 people per square mile (88.1/km2). There were 232 housing units at an average density of 83.8 per square mile (32.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.63% White, 0.63% Native American, and 1.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.53% of the population.

There were 223 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.2% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,000, and the median income for a family was $46,058. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $19,063 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,308. About 5.2% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.4% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.


The City of Pine Forest is served by the Vidor Independent School District, which is a school district in the county.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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