Lavaca County, Texas Population 2018

Lavaca County, Texas's estimated population is 20,062 with a growth rate of 2.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lavaca County, Texas is the 122nd largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,0624082.08%
201619,654-256-1.29%
201619,910-6-0.03%
201519,9161370.69%
201419,7791490.76%
201319,6301060.54%
201219,5242191.13%
201119,305520.27%
201019,2535633.01%
199018,690-314-1.65%
198019,0041,1016.15%
197017,903-2,271-11.26%
196020,174-1,985-8.96%
195022,159-3,326-13.05%
194025,485-2,065-7.50%
193027,550-1,414-4.88%
192028,9642,5469.64%
191026,418-1,703-6.06%
190028,1216,23428.48%
189021,8878,24660.45%
188013,6414,47348.79%
18709,1683,22354.21%
18605,9454,374278.42%
18501,5710.00%

Lavaca County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,354
Some Other Race2,462
Black or African American1,331
Two or More Races425
Asian80
American Indian and Alaska Native2

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lavaca County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lavaca County, Texas Median Age

44.3


Total

43.4


Male

45.1


Female

Lavaca County, Texas Adults

There are 15,055 adults, (4,344 of which are seniors) in Lavaca County, Texas.

Lavaca County, Texas Age Dependency

83.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Lavaca County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

10,134

51.56%

Male

9,520

48.44%

Lavaca County, Texas Households and Families

Lavaca County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lavaca County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Male56.1%43.9%
Female47.1%52.9%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lavaca County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7412.4876.5
Married4,4583.0186.5
Non Family2,1591.0869.4
Female7303.2347.1
Male3942.7456.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lavaca County, Texas Households

Lavaca County, Texas Education

Lavaca County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0607.78%
9th to 12th Grade1,2569.22%
High School Graduate5,68141.70%
Some College2,58718.99%
Associates Degree8336.12%
Bachelors Degree1,59911.74%
Graduate Degree6064.45%

Lavaca County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,9169,6162,070
Hispanic1,8201,04791
Other Race1,36678863
Black80357211
Asian705833
Multiple Races5518
Native American222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lavaca County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,401$41,929$24,948
Less Than High School$20,975$21,757$20,226
High School Grad$29,908$40,929$22,048
Some College$37,131$45,083$24,174
Bachelors Degree$45,488$53,750$40,361
Graduate Degree$51,224$46,250$51,927

$32,401

Average Earnings

$41,929

Average Male

$24,948

Average Female

Lavaca County, Texas Language

Lavaca County, Texas Language by Age

Lavaca County, Texas Language

82.32% of Lavaca County, Texas residents speak only English, while 17.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.54% of the population.

Lavaca County, Texas Poverty

Lavaca County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,3751,0757.48%
Hispanic3,37557817.13%
Other2,35329712.62%
Black1,26427321.60%
Multiple42520548.24%
Asian802632.50%

10.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.38%

Male Poverty Rate

12.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lavaca County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lavaca County, Texas is Multiple, with 48.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lavaca County, Texas is White, with 7.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.41%.

Lavaca County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.02%
High School9.04%
Some College6.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%

Lavaca County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.12%
Male Unemployed17.70%
Female Employed6.18%
Male Employed5.39%

Lavaca County, Texas Income

Lavaca County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,753$69,574
Families$56,443$80,637
Married Families$66,351$
Non Families$23,338$37,531

Lavaca County, Texas Marital Status

Lavaca County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lavaca County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Lavaca County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Lavaca County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Lavaca County, Texas Veterans

Lavaca County, Texas Veterans by War

1,348

Number of Veterans

1,282

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam575
World War II170
Korea159
First Gulf War117
Second Gulf War84

Lavaca County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+452
65 to 74357
55 to 64295
35 to 54202
18 to 3442

Lavaca County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2159.84%
Black11512.00%
Hispanic452.10%
Other140.89%
2 or More21.85%
Indian2100.00%

Lavaca County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lavaca County, Texas Employment Status

Lavaca County, Texas Employment by Age

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lavaca County, Texas Employment by Race

Lavaca County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lavaca County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Yoakum 581360192063.54%
Hallettsville25492585361.41%
Shiner20772137602.89%
Moulton886907212.37%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990