Lavaca County, Texas Population 2022

Lavaca County, Texas's estimated population is 20,274 with a growth rate of 0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lavaca County, Texas is the 124th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 19,256 and has seen a growth of 5.29% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18501,5710.00%
18605,9454,374278.42%
18709,1683,22354.21%
188013,6414,47348.79%
189021,8878,24660.45%
190028,1216,23428.48%
191026,418-1,703-6.06%
192028,9642,5469.64%
193027,550-1,414-4.88%
194025,485-2,065-7.50%
195022,159-3,326-13.05%
196020,174-1,985-8.96%
197017,903-2,271-11.26%
198019,0041,1016.15%
199018,690-314-1.65%
201019,2565663.03%
201119,311550.29%
201219,5282171.12%
201319,6311030.53%
201419,7791480.75%
201519,9191400.71%
201619,891-28-0.14%
201720,0281370.69%
201820,114860.43%
201920,154400.20%
202020,194400.20%
202120,234400.20%
202220,274400.20%
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Lavaca County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,06080.01%
Black or African American1,2156.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native520.26%
Asian900.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%
Some Other Race1,9359.64%
Two or More Races7183.58%
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Lavaca County, Texas Population by Race

Lavaca County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Lavaca County, Texas Median Age

43.6


Total

42.8


Male

45.1


Female

Lavaca County, Texas Adults

There are 15,331 adults, (4,680 of whom are seniors) in Lavaca County, Texas.

Lavaca County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lavaca County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

10,305

51.34%

Male

9,767

48.66%

Lavaca County, Texas Population by Age

Lavaca County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lavaca County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family69.3%30.7%
Female56.1%43.9%
Male50.8%49.2%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lavaca County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9042.4975.6
Married4,3223.0684.8
Male3172.6550.8
Female8823.356.1
Non Family2,3831.1169.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Lavaca County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9767.03%
9th to 12th Grade9406.77%
High School Graduate5,64940.70%
Some College2,73819.73%
Associates Degree1,0977.90%
Bachelors Degree1,84513.29%
Graduate Degree6344.57%
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Lavaca County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lavaca County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian514841
Native American553
White10,9349,9942,240
2+ Races25321747
Hispanic2,0611,287158
Other Race1,23065676
Black7195512

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 80.39%.

Lavaca County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,078$47,072$30,738
Less Than 9th Grade$31,563$32,114$27,007
High School Graduate$31,917$42,406$22,323
Some College$45,428$59,654$31,311
Bachelors Degree$50,409$63,549$44,712
Graduate Degree$55,114$$55,341

$40,078

Average Earnings

$47,072

Average Male

$30,738

Average Female

Lavaca County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lavaca County, Texas Language by Age

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Lavaca County, Texas Language

86.56% of Lavaca County, Texas residents speak only English, while 13.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.71% of the population.

Lavaca County, Texas Language

Lavaca County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander22100.00%
Black1,15228124.39%
Multiple71814119.64%
Asian901516.67%
White14,4508696.01%
Other268NaN%
Hispanic3,70761416.56%

9.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.31%

Male Poverty Rate

9.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lavaca County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lavaca County, Texas is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lavaca County, Texas is Hispanic, with 16.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.90%.

Lavaca County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.84%
High School7.96%
Some College6.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%

Lavaca County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.57%
Male Unemployed11.18%
Female Employed5.66%
Female Unemployed26.95%

Lavaca County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lavaca County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,211$76,795
Families$70,864$92,249
Married Families$81,209-
Non Families$30,011$37,076
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Income by Household Type

Lavaca County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lavaca County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Lavaca County, Texas 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.

Lavaca County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Lavaca County, Texas Marital Status

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1,221

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War258
First Gulf War136
Vietnam613
Korea149
World War II35

Lavaca County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34173
35 to 54140
55 to 6492
65 to 74435
75+381

Lavaca County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1408.97%
Black91.07%
Asian59.80%
Other Race453.35%
2+ Races226.38%
Hispanic1566.47%

Lavaca County, Texas Veterans by Race

Lavaca County, Texas Veterans by Education

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11.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lavaca County, Texas Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lavaca County, Texas Employment by Age

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Lavaca County, Texas Employment by Race

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Lavaca County, Texas 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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85.06%

Born in Lavaca County, Texas

95.73%

Native Born

4.27%

Foreign Born

3.21%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.73% of Lavaca County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 85.06% having been born in Texas. 3.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lavaca County, Texas Place of Birth

  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

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