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   (County: Calhoun County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Port Lavaca City, Texas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 454

5 to 9 years : 410

10 to 14 years : 424

15 to 17 years : 311

18 and 19 years : 167

20 years : 94

21 years : 45

22 to 24 years : 180

25 to 29 years : 256

30 to 34 years : 322

35 to 39 years : 366

40 to 44 years : 554

45 to 49 years : 451

50 to 54 years : 301

55 to 59 years : 280

60 and 61 years : 142

62 to 64 years : 193

65 and 66 years : 52

67 to 69 years : 44

70 to 74 years : 165

75 to 79 years : 186

80 to 84 years : 109

85 years and over : 95

Female:

Under 5 years : 407

5 to 9 years : 610

10 to 14 years : 348

15 to 17 years : 231

18 and 19 years : 176

20 years : 72

21 years : 102

22 to 24 years : 265

25 to 29 years : 399

30 to 34 years : 281

35 to 39 years : 411

40 to 44 years : 419

45 to 49 years : 421

50 to 54 years : 349

55 to 59 years : 370

60 and 61 years : 48

62 to 64 years : 149

65 and 66 years : 83

67 to 69 years : 110

70 to 74 years : 208

75 to 79 years : 199

80 to 84 years : 125

85 years and over : 98


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,532

Multiple ancestry : 2,333

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 10

Ancestry not reported : 607


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 9,545

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 3

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 84

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 526

Not a U.S. citizen : 1,324


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 861

5 to 17 years : 2,334

18 to 24 years : 1,101

25 to 34 years : 1,258

35 to 44 years : 1,750

45 to 54 years : 1,522

55 to 59 years : 650

60 and 61 years : 190

62 to 64 years : 342

65 to 74 years : 662

75 years and over : 812

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 815

5 to 17 years : 1,849

18 to 24 years : 741

25 to 34 years : 713

35 to 44 years : 1,033

45 to 54 years : 914

55 to 59 years : 439

60 and 61 years : 139

62 to 64 years : 286

65 to 74 years : 502

75 years and over : 578

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 25

5 to 17 years : 291

18 to 24 years : 153

25 to 34 years : 102

35 to 44 years : 164

45 to 54 years : 324

55 to 59 years : 125

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 118

75 years and over : 185

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 21

5 to 17 years : 22

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 13

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 172

18 to 24 years : 204

25 to 34 years : 443

35 to 44 years : 553

45 to 54 years : 256

55 to 59 years : 73

60 and 61 years : 22

62 to 64 years : 36

65 to 74 years : 42

75 years and over : 49


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,581

Female : 4,428

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 893

Female : 643

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 31

Female : 56

Foreign born:

Male : 1,096

Female : 754


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Born in state of residence : 6,190

Born in other state in the United States : 1,188

Native: born outside the United States : 74

Foreign born : 752


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,697

Now married, except separated : 2,781

Divorced : 782

Separated : 108

Widowed : 403

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 195

Now married, except separated : 804

Divorced : 134

Separated : 36

Widowed : 137

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 3

Now married, except separated : 28

Divorced : 13

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 268

Now married, except separated : 1,356

Divorced : 26

Separated : 46

Widowed : 12


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Speak only English : 6,384

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 1,893

Speak English less than "very well" : 1,778

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 165

Speak English less than "very well" : 285

Mon-Khmer, Cambodian:

Speak English "very well" : 61

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Port Lavaca City, Texas

  • Other Groups: 6,823   (63.5%)
  • German: 1,048   (9.7%)
  • United States Or American: 664   (6.2%)
  • Irish: 591   (5.5%)
  • English: 526   (4.9%)
  • Czech: 269   (2.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 144   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 119   (1.1%)
  • Polish: 101   (0.9%)
  • Italian: 95   (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 87   (0.8%)
  • Swedish: 52   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 44   (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 33   (0.3%)
  • Portuguese: 19   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 18   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 16   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 13   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 12   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 8   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 7   (0.1%)
  • European: 7   (0.1%)
  • British: 7   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Port Lavaca City, Texas is 11,482



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Port Lavaca City, Texas: 5,601
Female Population in Port Lavaca City, Texas: 5,881


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Port Lavaca City, Texas: 36.8
Median Female Resident Age in Port Lavaca City, Texas: 35.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Texas is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Port Lavaca City, Texas


White


Both sexes

35.5

Male

34.4

Female

36.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

42.1

Male

43.4

Female

41.2

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

26.5

Male

33.5

Female

16.5

Asian


Both sexes

32.4

Male

31.5

Female

33.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

33.0

Male

29.0

Female

33.0

Other


Both sexes

28.4

Male

28.2

Female

28.6

Two or More Races


Both sexes

27.6

Male

27.8

Female

27.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.2

Male

27.6

Female

28.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.9

Male

45.6

Female

46.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Port Lavaca City, Texas


  • White: 8,204
  • African American: 388
  • American Indian: 26
  • Asian: 690
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 1,887
  • Two or More Races: 287



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Port Lavaca City, Texas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Port Lavaca City, Texas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 114   (3.27%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 52   (1.49%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 139   (3.99%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 188   (5.4%)
  • 9th Grade: 134   (3.85%)
  • 10th Grade: 113   (3.25%)
  • 11th Grade: 124   (3.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 152   (4.37%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,148   (32.98%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 278   (7.99%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 442   (12.7%)
  • Associate Degree: 165   (4.74%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 260   (7.47%)
  • Master's Degree: 73   (2.1%)
  • Professional School Degree: 60   (1.72%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 39   (1.12%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 170   (4.53%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 86   (2.29%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 93   (2.48%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 247   (6.58%)
  • 9th Grade: 237   (6.31%)
  • 10th Grade: 150   (4%)
  • 11th Grade: 152   (4.05%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 155   (4.13%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,258   (33.52%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 235   (6.26%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 368   (9.81%)
  • Associate Degree: 114   (3.04%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 352   (9.38%)
  • Master's Degree: 88   (2.34%)
  • Professional School Degree: 34   (0.91%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 14   (0.37%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Port Lavaca City, Texas

  • Calhoun County Isd


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 525 N Commerce St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979, Phone: (361) 552-9728, Students: 4,326 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Port Lavaca City, Texas

  • Calhoun H S


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 201 Sandcrab Blvd, Port Lavaca, TX 77979, Phone: (361) 552-3775, Students: 1,166 )

  • Travis Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 705 N Nueces St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979, Phone: (361) 552-3784, Students: 902 )

  • Jackson/roosevelt Complex


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1512 Jackson St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979, Phone: (361) 552-3317, Students: 832 )

  • Harrison/jefferson/madison Complex


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 605 N Commerce St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979, Phone: (361) 552-5253, Students: 824 )

  • J J A E P


    ( Grades: 7-11, Location: 300 Alcoa Dr #12, Port Lavaca, TX 77979, Phone: (361) 552-7084, Students: 11 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Port Lavaca City, Texas

  • Hope H S


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 300 Alcoa Dr #12, Port Lavaca, TX 77979, Phone: (361) 552-7084, Students: 51 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Port Lavaca City, Texas

  • Our Lady Of The Gulf Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 87, Port Lavaca, TX 77979, Phone: (361) 552-6140, Students: 61 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Port Lavaca City, Texas

  • Calhoun County Public Library


    200 W Mahan St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Port Lavaca City, Texas


  • Friends Of The Calhoun County Museum


    201 S Colorado, Port Lavaca, TX 77979

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Port Lavaca City, Texas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Port Lavaca City, Texas.

Area Features of Port Lavaca City, Texas


Airport


(1) Big Duke S Place Airport   (2) Cig 806 Heliport   (3) Port O Connor Base   (4) Tanner S Airport   (5) Whatley Flying Service Airport  

Bay


(1) Chocolate Bay  

Building


(1) Calhoun County Courthouse   (2) Calhoun County Jail   (3) Calhoun County Museum   (4) Calhoun County Sheriff S Office   (5) Magnolia Beach Volunteer Fire Department   (6) Port Lavaca City Hall   (7) Port Lavaca Fire Department Station 1   (8) Port Lavaca Fire Marshal S Office  

Canal


(1) Victoria Barge Canal  

Cape


(1) Gallinipper Point   (2) Indian Point  

Cemetery


(1) Clark Family Cemetery   (2) Hatch Cemetery   (3) Indianola Cemetery   (4) Little Marys Grave   (5) Old Town Cemetery   (6) Port Lavaca Cemetery  

Channel


(1) Powderhorn Bayou  

Church


(1) Alamo Heights Baptist Church   (2) Cornerstone First Assembly Of God Church   (3) Episcopal Church Grace Parish   (4) New Life Apostolic Church   (5) Our Lady Of The Gulf Catholic Church   (6) Saint Joseph Baptist Church   (7) Second Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) Port Lavaca Division  

Dam


(1) Operating Basin Number 1 Levee   (2) Operating Basin Number 31 Levee   (3) Operating Basin Number 4 Levee   (4) Operating Basin Number 5 Levee  

Gut


(1) Broad Bayou   (2) Lasalle Bayou  

Harbor


(1) Harbor Of Refuge  

Island


(1) Indianola Island  

Lake


(1) Big Dam Bayou   (2) Blind Bayou   (3) Huckleberry Bayou   (4) Mud Lake   (5) Old Town Lake   (6) Powderhorn Lake  

Locale


(1) Alamo Beach   (2) Indianola Fishing Center Marina   (3) S And S Marina  

Oilfield


(1) Powderhorn Lake Oil Field  

Park


(1) Tilley Park  

Populated Place


(1) Alamo Beach   (2) Clark Station   (3) Green Lake   (4) Indianola   (5) Long Mott   (6) Magnolia Beach   (7) North Seadrift   (8) Port Lavaca  

Post Office


(1) Port Lavaca Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Operating Basin Number 1   (2) Operating Basin Number 31   (3) Operating Basin Number 4   (4) Operating Basin Number 5  

School


(1) Calhoun County Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program   (2) Calhoun High School   (3) Cornerstone Christian Academy   (4) Hope High School   (5) Jackson - Roosevelt Elementary School   (6) Our Lady Of The Gulf Catholic School   (7) Roemerville School   (8) Travis Middle School   (9) Wilkins School  

Spring


(1) San Luis Springs  

Stream


(1) Chocolate Bayou   (2) Coloma Creek   (3) East Coloma Creek   (4) Little Chocolate Bayou   (5) Middle Sandy Creek   (6) West Coloma Creek  

Tower


(1) Kgul-am Port Lavaca   (2) Kplv-fm Port Lavaca  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Port Lavaca City, Texas

77979 (pop. 16,795)


Cities Nearby Port Lavaca City, Texas

Port Lavaca Ccd, TX  (pop. 14,303) 1.4 Miles
Point Comfort City, TX  (pop. 763) 6.0 Miles
Point Comfort Ccd, TX  (pop. 1,125) 8.5 Miles
Kamey-six Mile Ccd, TX  (pop. 1,713) 8.5 Miles
Seadrift Ccd, TX  (pop. 3,243) 12.0 Miles
Vanderbilt Cdp, TX  (pop. 432) 14.3 Miles
Seadrift City, TX  (pop. 1,062) 14.9 Miles
Victoria South Ccd, TX  (pop. 5,920) 15.4 Miles
Lolita Cdp, TX  (pop. 397) 16.2 Miles
Bloomington Cdp, TX  (pop. 1,705) 16.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Port Lavaca City, Texas

361



Elevation in Port Lavaca City, Texas is 36.0 ft. (11.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Port Lavaca City, Texas

Lat: 28.615635 N        Long: -96.629741 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Port Lavaca City, Texas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Texas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
  Total Electric Industry 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.68 1.59 0.93 6.53 0.00 1.56
  Energy-Only Providers 5.86 7.35 0.00 401.22 0.00 4.74
  Full-Service Providers 8.86 7.74 5.29 7.52 0.00 7.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.86 7.74 5.27 7.56 0.00 7.38
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
  Total Electric Industry 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
  Total Electric Industry 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34
  Total Electric Industry 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Port Lavaca City, Texas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 125   (2.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 239   (5.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 250   (5.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 366   (8.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 775   (16.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 679   (14.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 988   (21.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 285   (6.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 169   (3.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 241   (5.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 46   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 173   (3.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 239   (5.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,639

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 609

In 3-person carpool : 138

In 4-person carpool : 69

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 169

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 21

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 70

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 78

Other means : 92

Worked at home : 6


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Less than 5 minutes : 447

5 to 9 minutes : 1,072

10 to 14 minutes : 956

15 to 19 minutes : 629

20 to 24 minutes : 637

25 to 29 minutes : 133

30 to 34 minutes : 256

35 to 39 minutes : 90

40 to 44 minutes : 112

45 to 59 minutes : 324

60 to 89 minutes : 68

90 or more minutes : 161


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

With Social Security income : 1,374

No Social Security income : 2,959


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

With retirement income : 673

No retirement income : 3,660


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 179

$10,000 to $14,999 : 174

$15,000 to $19,999 : 212

$20,000 to $24,999 : 135

$25,000 to $29,999 : 196

$30,000 to $34,999 : 226

$35,000 to $39,999 : 161

$40,000 to $44,999 : 59

$45,000 to $49,999 : 163

$50,000 to $59,999 : 244

$60,000 to $74,999 : 387

$75,000 to $99,999 : 416

$100,000 to $124,999 : 239

$125,000 to $149,999 : 50

$150,000 to $199,999 : 179

$200,000 or more : 35


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $50,489


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Port Lavaca City, Texas

  • KTMR (1130 AM; 10.0 kW; Edna, TX; Owner: Siga Broadcasting Corporation)
  • NEW (1160 AM; 2.5 kW; Victoria, TX; Owner: -)
  • KVNN (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Victoria, TX; Owner: Victoria Radio Works, Ltd.)
  • KNAL (1410 AM; 0.5 kW; Victoria, TX; Owner: Victoria Radioworks, Ltd.)

FM Radio Stations Near Port Lavaca City, Texas

  • KBAR-FM (100.9 FM; Victoria, TX; Owner: Victoria Radioworks, Ltd.)
  • KBAR-FM (100.9 FM; Victoria, TX; Owner: Victoria Radioworks, Ltd.)
  • KULF (104.7 FM; Inez, TX; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • KMAT (105.1 FM; Seadrift, TX; Owner: Cordell Communications, Inc.)
  • KLUB (106.9 FM; Placedo, TX; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Victoria License, Llc)
  • KIXS (107.9 FM; Placedo, TX; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Victoria License, Llc)
  • KAYK (88.5 FM; Victoria, TX; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Seadrift, TX; Owner: New Streams Ministry, Inc)
  • KXBJ (89.3 FM; Victoria, TX; Owner: Educational Media Foundation Of Victoria, Inc.)
  • KVRT (90.7 FM; Victoria, TX; Owner: South Texas Public Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Lolita, TX; Owner: Centro Cristiano De Vida Eterna)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Palacios, TX; Owner: Centro Cristiano De Vida Eterna)
  • KHVT (91.5 FM; Victoria, TX; Owner: Houston Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KHPO (91.9 FM; Seadrift, TX; Owner: Houston Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KQVT (92.3 FM; Victoria, TX; Owner: Gap Broadcasting Victoria License, Llc)
  • KITE (93.3 FM; Placedo, TX; Owner: Victoria Radioworks, Ltd.)
  • KJAZ (94.1 FM; Point Comfort, TX; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KJAZ (94.1 FM; Point Comfort, TX; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KULF (94.9 FM; Palacios, TX; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)
  • KVIC (95.1 FM; Victoria, TX; Owner: Victoria Radio Works, Ltd.)
  • KTXN-FM (98.7 FM; Victoria, TX; Owner: Cosmopolitan Enterprises Of Victoria)
  • KROY (99.7 FM; Palacios, TX; Owner: Fort Bend Broadcasting Company)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Port Lavaca City, Texas

  • KVCT (Channel 19; Victoria, TX; Owner: Surtsey Media, Llc)
  • KVCT (Channel 19; Victoria, TX; Owner: Surtsey Media, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Port Lavaca City, Texas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 597  (21.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 217  (7.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 212  (7.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 89  (3.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 768  (28.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 639  (32.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 531  (27.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 594  (30.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 18  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 312 Farms In Port Lavaca City, Texas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Port Lavaca City, Texas

Prosperity Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $42.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 284

Woodforest National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Capital One, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $239.5m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 885

First National Bank Texas - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 318

International Bank Of Commerce - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $10.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 220

First National Bank In Port Lavaca - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $250.7k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 4

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Port Lavaca City, Texas

  • Victoria County Foster


    (about 23.7 miles in Telferner, Texas; Airport Code: VCT)

  • Victoria Regional


    (about 24.0 miles in Telferner, Texas; Airport Code: VCT)

  • Palacios Municipal


    (about 24.2 miles in Collegeport, Texas; Airport Code: PSX)

  • Aransas County


    (about 44.4 miles in Rockport, Texas; Airport Code: RKP)

  • Bay City Municipal


    (about 52.6 miles in Bay City, Texas; Airport Code: BBC)

  • Wharton Regional


    (about 52.6 miles in El Campo, Texas; Airport Code: WHT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Port Lavaca City, Texas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.22%

Carpooled

18.21%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.37%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.15%

Walked

2.35%

Other Means

1.53%

Worked At Home

1.17%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Port Lavaca City, Texas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,257

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 115

Female householder, no husband present : 683

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,082

Householder not living alone : 196


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 40

Female householder and female partner : 8

Female householder and male partner : 136

All other households : 4,149


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,830

Renter-occupied housing units : 427

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 39

Renter-occupied housing units : 76

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 287

Renter-occupied housing units : 396

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 631

Renter-occupied housing units : 647


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 391

$10,000 to $14,999 : 373

$15,000 to $19,999 : 295

$20,000 to $24,999 : 167

$25,000 to $29,999 : 359

$30,000 to $34,999 : 309

$35,000 to $39,999 : 182

$40,000 to $44,999 : 197

$45,000 to $49,999 : 186

$50,000 to $59,999 : 335

$60,000 to $74,999 : 533

$75,000 to $99,999 : 442

$100,000 to $124,999 : 246

$125,000 to $149,999 : 50

$150,000 to $199,999 : 233

$200,000 or more : 35


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Total : 4,761


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Occupied : 4,333

Vacant : 428


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Built 2005 or later : 25

Built 2000 to 2004 : 189

Built 1990 to 1999 : 320

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,306

Built 1970 to 1979 : 565

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,001

Built 1950 to 1959 : 839

Built 1940 to 1949 : 296

Built 1939 or earlier : 220


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Utility gas : 1,857

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 98

Electricity : 2,351

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 27


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 214

$10,000 to $14,999 : 103

$15,000 to $19,999 : 86

$20,000 to $24,999 : 37

$25,000 to $29,999 : 29

$30,000 to $34,999 : 109

$35,000 to $39,999 : 82

$40,000 to $49,999 : 261

$50,000 to $59,999 : 305

$60,000 to $69,999 : 191

$70,000 to $79,999 : 300

$80,000 to $89,999 : 163

$90,000 to $99,999 : 139

$100,000 to $124,999 : 183

$125,000 to $149,999 : 134

$150,000 to $174,999 : 155

$175,000 to $199,999 : 123

$200,000 to $249,999 : 116

$250,000 to $299,999 : 8

$300,000 to $399,999 : 37

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 12

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 28

Home equity loan only : 43

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,064

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,652


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Port Lavaca City, Texas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $204,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $73,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $54,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $65,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $74,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $60,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $70,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $43,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Port Lavaca City, Texas: 72.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Texas: 69.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Port Lavaca City, Texas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 24.87%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 67.36%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 7.77%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Port Lavaca City, TX): $33,626
Median Household Income In 2000 (Texas): $39,927


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Port Lavaca City): $50,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Texas): $77,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Port Lavaca City): $430
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Texas): $574


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Port Lavaca City, Texas

Utility Gas: 54.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.2%
Electricity: 40.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.7%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Port Lavaca City, Texas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Port Lavaca City, Texas

Memorial Medical Center Home Health Agency


     Address: 1300 North Virginia Suite #101b, Port Lavaca, Texas 77979
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/30/1985

Crossroads Home Health


     Address: 1910 Commerce, Victoria, Texas 77901
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/31/1983

Arisco Home Healthcare Services Inc


     Address: 120 South Main #316, Victoria, Texas 77901
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/15/2006

Texas Home Health Skilled Services


     Address: 2710 East Airline Road, Victoria, Texas 77901
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/25/2005

Excel Complete Home Healthcare Inc


     Address: 1304 E Rio Grande Suite # A, Victoria, Texas 77901
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/3/2006

Hospitals Close To Port Lavaca City, Texas

Memorial Medical Center


     Address: 815 N Virginia Street, Port Lavaca, Texas 77979
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Citizens Medical Center


     Address: 2701 Hospital Drive, Victoria, Texas 77901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Detar Hospital Navarro


     Address: 506 E San Antonio St, Victoria, Texas 77902
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

El Campo Memorial Hospital


     Address: 303 Sandy Corner Rd, El Campo, Texas 77437
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Matagorda General Hospital


     Address: 1115 Ave G, Bay City, Texas 77414
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Port Lavaca City, Texas

Port Lavaca Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 524 Village Rd, Port Lavaca, Texas 77979
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 117
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Southbrooke Manor Nursing And Rehabilitation Cente


     Address: 1401 W Main St, Edna, Texas 77957
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 79
     Percent Occupied: 66%

Care Inn Of Edna


     Address: 1204 N Wells, Edna, Texas 77957
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 36
     Percent Occupied: 60%

Palacios Healthcare Center


     Address: 1414 Fourth St, Palacios, Texas 77465
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 42
     Percent Occupied: 41%

Retama Manor Nursing Center/victoria South


     Address: 3103 E Airline Dr, Victoria, Texas 77901
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 106
     Percent Occupied: 75%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Port Lavaca City, Texas

Name: South Texas Project
Address: PO Box 289; Wadsworth, TX 77483
Distance: 44 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Port Lavaca City, Texas

    Retired Workers: 1,730
    Disabled Workers: 345
    Widowers Workers: 330
    Spouses Workers: 270
    Children Workers: 235


(updated 2007)



Calhoun County, Texas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 36.96%
  • Bush & Cheney 62.75%
  • Other 0.29%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Port Lavaca City, Texas citizens.

Relocation to Calhoun County, TX

7.18 % of Calhoun County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,541

Texas Average 8.37 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Calhoun County, TX (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Victoria County , TX 1.45 % ($25,103 AGI )
  • Harris County , TX 0.69 % ($50,783 AGI )
  • Jackson County , TX 0.45 % ($29,033 AGI )

Relocation away from Calhoun County, TX

7.04 % of Calhoun County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,689

Texas Average 7.44 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Calhoun County, TX (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Victoria County , TX 1.78 % ($29,076 AGI )
  • Harris County , TX 0.39 % ($26,115 AGI )
  • Jackson County , TX 0.36 % ($40,083 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Texas

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Texas

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Port Lavaca City, Texas is based on over 50 years of data.























Hurricanes And Storms In Port Lavaca City, Texas

  • Category 2: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 90 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Port Lavaca City, Texas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Port Lavaca City, Texas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 16 0 8 25 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 n/a n/a
Rape 9 15 3 4 5 10 3 2 3 13 12 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 73 119 25 33 42 83 26 18 26 114 96 n/a n/a
Robbery 7 3 4 5 2 2 1 1 1 4 6 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 57 24 33 41 17 17 9 9 9 35 48 n/a n/a
Assault 29 19 13 27 26 19 16 33 59 102 63 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 236 151 107 224 218 158 137 290 519 894 504 n/a n/a
Burglary 77 117 116 127 83 67 90 79 61 72 107 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 626 931 957 1,053 694 557 772 694 536 631 856 n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 349 306 315 294 272 224 284 193 213 266 357 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 2,836 2,434 2,598 2,437 2,276 1,862 2,436 1,696 1,873 2,332 2,855 n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 38 35 20 20 30 26 26 16 15 13 18 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 309 278 165 166 251 216 223 141 132 114 144 n/a n/a
Arson 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 2 n/a n/a
    per 100,000 8 16 8 8 0 8 9 9 0 26 16 n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
12 9 5 10 8 8 5 9 16 30 20 n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
116 115 113 111 96 80 100 72 72 89 121 n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
64 62 59 60 52 44 53 41 44 59 71 n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Texas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
46,484 44,336 50,559 52,574 571,050 59,105 67,707 71,124 77,693 81,235


(updated 2014)



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