La Joya, Texas Population 2020

4,351

La Joya is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 4,351, it is the 398th largest city in Texas and the 5155th largest city in the United States. La Joya is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 9.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,985 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, La Joya has a population density of 1,035 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Joya is $43,951 with a poverty rate of 41.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $84,900. The median age in La Joya is 28.3 years, 21.8 years for males, and 30.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males.

La Joya Demographics

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

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of La Joya, Texas is 4,351, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,339.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,985.

La Joya, Texas Population 2020

Population by Race

La Joya Population Pyramid 2020

La Joya Median Age

28.3


Total

21.8


Male

30.7


Female

La Joya Adults

There are 2,589 adults, (404 of whom are seniors) in La Joya.

La Joya Age Dependency

95.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

76.8

Child Dependency Ratio

La Joya Sex Ratio

Female

2,273

53.26%

Male

1,995

46.74%

La Joya Households and Families

La Joya Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

La Joya Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All61%39%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Female30.4%69.6%
Male0%100%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2093.5361
Married4624.888.1
Non Family381058.5
Female3524.4330.4
Male147.790

4.56

Average Family Size

3.53

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

La Joya Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade58926.19%
9th to 12th Grade32314.36%
High School Graduate59826.59%
Some College39017.34%
Associates Degree1004.45%
Bachelors Degree1516.71%
Graduate Degree984.36%

La Joya Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,1471,244235
White1029314

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,637$28,913$23,988
Less Than High School$15,516$16,365$8,631
High School Grad$24,704$$23,723
Some College$31,701$$30,035
Bachelors Degree$$$50,446
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,637

Average Earnings

$28,913

Average Male

$23,988

Average Female

La Joya Language

La Joya Language by Age

La Joya Language

4.49% of La Joya residents speak only English, while 95.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 94.57% of the population.

La Joya Poverty

La Joya Poverty by Race

41.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.52%

Male Poverty Rate

50.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Joya

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Joya is Hispanic, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Joya is Hispanic, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.59%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School61.07%
High School26.76%
Some College5.71%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.54%
Male Unemployed56.25%
Male Employed22.19%
Female Employed20.88%

La Joya Income

La Joya Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,414$43,951
Families$44,103$54,735
Married Families$51,000-
Non Families$9,150$17,499

La Joya Marital Status

La Joya Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

La Joya Married by Age and Sex

La Joya Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

La Joya Marital Status by Race

La Joya Veterans

60

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War35
Vietnam25
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

$La Joya Veterans by Education

23.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

76.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Joya Employment Status

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

13.6%

Unemployment Rate

La Joya 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

73.83%

Born in Texas

80.48%

Native Born

19.52%

Foreign Born

15.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.48% of La Joya residents were born in the United States, with 73.83% having been born in Texas. 15.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,35160.14%
20194,34560.14%
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%