Beaumont has grown into a prosperous city and has become an excellent choice for any industry. The area is best known for world-class industrial complexes and extensive pipeline infrastructure.



    For companies looking to relocate in the area, Beaumont offers numerous advantages:


    Personal finance website NerdWallet named Beaumont – Port Arthur one of the “10 Best Places to Start a Business" thanks to its low annual housing costs and high business revenues. On average, businesses here take in 155% more than businesses in the other metro areas.


    Beaumont is considered an attainment zone, this means industrial facilities will not be required to install additional pollution control equipment, take limits on production or find reductions in emissions by “offsetting" in order to expand. This reduces start-up costs significantly. 


    The cost of living in Beaumont is 7% below National Average.


    Located in Southeast Texas, within the Beaumont – Port Arthur MSA, Beaumont is ready to assist your business thrive in our community. The city is approximately 90 miles east of Houston and 60 miles west of Louisiana, providing businesses and companies with access to more than 2.5 million people within a two-hour drive. Beaumont is accessible by land (Interstate 10), sea (Port of Beaumont), train and air (Jack Brooks Airport).





    Beaumont/Port Arthur MSA







    Beaumont is made up of a potential labor force of almost 84,200 with a median age of 37. More than 84 percent of the city’s population has a high school diploma or higher. Southeast Texas population is expected to grow 4.6% by 2020. 








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