Port Lavaca is a city located in Calhoun County Texas. Port Lavaca has a 2020 population of 11,419. It is also the county seat of Calhoun County. Port Lavaca is currently declining at a rate of -0.60% annually and its population has decreased by -1.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,557 in 2010.
The average household income in Port Lavaca is $71,768 with a poverty rate of 10.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $649 per month, and the median house value is $102,900. The median age in Port Lavaca is 36.8 years, 36.8 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Port Lavacawas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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 asian people with a rate of 64.12%.
55.44% of Port Lavaca residents speak only English, while 44.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.78% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Lavaca is Black, with 24.40% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Lavaca is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.90%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Port Lavaca
80.97% of Port Lavaca residents were born in the United States, with 68.26% having been born in Texas. 10.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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