La Joya, Texas Population 2019

La Joya, Texas's estimated population is 4,339 according to the most recent United States census estimates. La Joya, Texas is the 392nd largest city in Texas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1031.83 people/mi² (398.39 people/km²).

The overall median age is 24.6 years, 21 years for males, and 29.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 3.47 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in La Joya, Texas is $29,003, while the mean household income is $47,118.

La Joya Tx Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Joya Tx was:

  • White: 98.08%
  • Other race: 1.06%
  • Two or more races: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in La Joya, Texas?

4,339
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20184,339641.50%
20174,27560.14%
20164,269130.31%
20154,256561.33%
20144,200400.96%
20134,160441.07%
20124,116360.88%
20114,080751.87%
20104,0057021.95%
20003,3036992.41%
19902,6040.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,148
Some Other Race45
Two or More Races30
American Indian and Alaska Native6

La Joya Tx Population Pyramid 2019

La Joya Tx Median Age

24.6


Total

21


Male

29.5


Female

La Joya Tx Adults

There are 2,484 adults, (310 of whom are seniors) in La Joya Tx.

La Joya Tx Age Dependency

94.5

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

80.3

Child Dependency Ratio

La Joya Tx Sex Ratio

Female

2,243

53.04%

Male

1,986

46.96%

La Joya Tx Households and Families

La Joya Tx Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

La Joya Tx Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All60.6%39.4%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female29.6%70.4%
Male0%100%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2173.4760.6
Married5784.1182.7
Female3244.4829.6
Non Family301054.5
Male147.140

4.21

Average Family Size

3.47

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

La Joya Tx Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade54526.05%
9th to 12th Grade35917.16%
High School Graduate49223.52%
Some College32215.39%
Associates Degree1547.36%
Bachelors Degree1276.07%
Graduate Degree934.45%

La Joya Tx Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,0511,147220
White4141
Other Race205
Multiple Races18186
Native American66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 33.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,950$40,378$19,976
Less Than High School$17,390$26,379$11,583
High School Grad$23,106$31,468$17,104
Some College$41,395$70,000$24,151
Bachelors Degree$50,030$$50,823
Graduate Degree$64,830$$

$24,950

Average Earnings

$40,378

Average Male

$19,976

Average Female

La Joya Tx Language

La Joya Tx Language by Age

La Joya Tx Language

3.84% of La Joya Tx residents speak only English, while 96.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 96.16% of the population.

La Joya Tx Poverty

La Joya Tx Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,1511,75742.33%

41.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.10%

Male Poverty Rate

50.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Joya Tx

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Joya Tx is Hispanic, with 42.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Joya Tx is Hispanic, with 42.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 62.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School61.62%
High School28.66%
Some College6.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.33%
Male Unemployed45.81%
Male Employed23.24%
Female Employed21.46%

La Joya Tx Income

La Joya Tx Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,003$47,118
Families$48,839$59,052
Married Families$65,367-
Non Families$8,682$8,937

La Joya Tx Marital Status

La Joya Tx Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

La Joya Tx Married by Age and Sex

La Joya Tx Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

La Joya Tx Marital Status by Race

La Joya Tx Veterans

36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

La Joya Tx Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic361.47%
White361.48%

La Joya Tx Veterans by Education

38.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Joya Tx Employment Status

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

17.4%

Unemployment Rate

La Joya Tx Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.06%

Born in Texas

81.34%

Native Born

18.66%

Foreign Born

14.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

81.34% of La Joya Tx residents were born in the United States, with 74.06% having been born in Texas. 14.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.