La Porte, Texas Population 2021

34,488
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La Porte is a city located in Harris County Texas. With a 2020 population of 34,488, it is the 98th largest city in Texas and the 1145th largest city in the United States . La Porte is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually but its population has increased by 2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,800 in 2010. La Porte reached it's highest population of 35,397 in 2016. Spanning over 20 miles, La Porte has a population density of 1,851 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Porte is $89,974 with a poverty rate of 9.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,075 per month, and the median house value is $148,100. The median age in La Porte is 37.9 years, 36.8 years for males, and 39 years for females.

La Porte Demographics

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

  • White: 83.77%
  • Black or African American: 6.21%
  • Other race: 4.29%
  • Two or more races: 4.12%
  • Asian: 1.20%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of La Porte, Texas is 34,488 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 35,220.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,800.

La Porte, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,52683.77%
Black or African American2,1896.21%
Some Other Race1,5124.29%
Two or More Races1,4534.12%
Asian4221.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native1440.41%
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La Porte Population by Race

La Porte Population Pyramid $2021

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La Porte Median Age

37.9


Total

36.8


Male

39


Female

La Porte Adults

There are 27,354 adults, (4,625 of whom are seniors) in La Porte.

La Porte Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

La Porte Sex Ratio

Female

17,558

49.82%

Male

17,688

50.18%

La Porte Population by Age

La Porte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Porte Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All74.9%25.1%
Male63.3%36.7%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Female58.4%41.6%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Porte Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,4302.8374.9
Married7,1073.3185.8
Non Family3,1381.2360.7
Female1,5673.5558.4
Male6183.5263.3

3.27

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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La Porte Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2655.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,7407.13%
High School Graduate8,26733.87%
Some College6,70427.47%
Associates Degree2,54510.43%
Bachelors Degree2,73211.19%
Graduate Degree1,1534.72%
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La Porte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Porte Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,48413,5862,590
Hispanic7,4635,655863
Black1,7221,417297
Other Race97662384
2+ Races617593101
Asian31027444
Native American8363

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.88%.

La Porte Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,183$58,068$34,885
Less Than 9th Grade$38,141$45,039$18,375
High School Graduate$41,531$52,070$28,070
Some College$47,118$59,898$34,897
Bachelors Degree$59,267$66,380$51,853
Graduate Degree$65,068$80,089$57,167

$46,183

Average Earnings

$58,068

Average Male

$34,885

Average Female

La Porte Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Porte Language by Age

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La Porte Language

76.45% of La Porte residents speak only English, while 23.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.43% of the population.

La Porte Language

La Porte Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,4541,6778.62%
Hispanic12,2731,38911.32%
Other1,51252834.92%
Black2,18929513.48%
Asian4229823.22%
Multiple1,453815.57%
Native1442920.14%

9.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.09%

Male Poverty Rate

11.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Porte

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Porte is Other, with 34.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Porte is Multiple, with 5.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.73%.

La Porte Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.35%
High School8.77%
Bachelors or Greater6.49%
Some College6.07%

La Porte Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.16%
Male Unemployed14.15%
Female Employed8.54%
Male Employed3.86%

La Porte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Porte Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,262$89,974
Families$82,230$98,310
Married Families$98,144$111,250
Non Families$46,324$56,702
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Income by Household Type

La Porte Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

La Porte Married by Age and Sex

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La Porte 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 45-54.

La Porte Marital Status by Race

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La Porte Marital Status

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2,583

Number of Veterans

2,465

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam848
Second Gulf War538
First Gulf War464
Korea240
World War II6

La Porte Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,039
65 to 74528
75+510
55 to 64297
18 to 34209

La Porte Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2279.66%
Hispanic3734.22%
2+ Races14621.01%
Black1417.64%
Other Race695.72%

La Porte Veterans by Race

La Porte Veterans by Education

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4.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Porte Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

La Porte Employment by Age

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La Porte Employment by Race

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La Porte Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.05%

Born in La Porte

90.74%

Native Born

9.26%

Foreign Born

5.02%

Non Citizen

4.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.74% of La Porte residents were born in the United States, with 66.05% having been born in Texas. 5.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

La Porte Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202134,488-244-0.70%
202034,732-244-0.70%
201934,976-244-0.69%
201835,220-153-0.43%
201735,373-24-0.07%
201635,397580.16%
201535,3391530.43%
201435,1863611.04%
201334,8252750.80%
201234,5503671.07%
201134,1833120.92%
201033,8711,9910.61%
200031,8803,9701.34%
199027,91013,8487.10%
198014,0626,9137.00%
19707,1492,6374.71%
19604,512830.19%
19504,4291,3573.73%
19403,0720.00%

La Porte Population by Year