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Population (year 2000): 31,880. Estimated population in July 2005: 33,136 (+3.9% change)
Males: 15,817 (49.6%), Females: 16,063 (50.4%)

Harris County

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Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $55,810 (year 2000)
Median house value: $82,100 (year 2000)

La Porte, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in La Porte:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.7%)
  • Hispanic (20.5%)
  • Other race (8.5%)
  • Black (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.1%), Irish (8.9%), United States (8.7%), English (7.8%), French (4.7%), Italian (2.2%).Porte, Texas forum

Land area: 18.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Porte

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Porte city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

5.7% Foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,826 (+13.6%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX (7.5 miles Baytown, pop. 66,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (24.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Point, TX (2.9 miles Morgan's TX Shoreacres, (3.5 miles Park, TX (5.6 miles Deer Lake Village, TX Taylor (6.3 miles Lago, TX (6.4 miles El TX Seabrook, (6.8 miles TX (7.5 miles Baytown, Lake Shores, TX (8.2 miles Clear


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 182 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 1997: 181 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1998: 280 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 1999: 298 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2000: 258 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2001: 164 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2002: 143 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2003: 169 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2004: 96 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2005: 119 buildings, average cost: $114,300

Latitude: 29.66 N, Longitude: 95.04 W

Area codes: 281, 832

La Porte, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.5%), Educational,health and social services (14.7%), Construction (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,043 (-9.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,239 (20.9%)

Crime in La Porte by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 2 2 1 2
    per 100,000 3.1 0.0 6.3 6.3 3.1 6.3
Rapes 9 11 10 14 9 16
    per 100,000 28.2 34.5 31.4 43.9 28.2 50.2
Robberies 4 13 18 14 12 8
    per 100,000 12.5 40.8 56.5 43.9 37.6 25.1
Assaults 39 52 83 49 48 47
    per 100,000 122.3 163.1 260.4 153.7 150.6 147.4
Burglaries 161 174 187 191 196 162
    per 100,000 505.0 545.8 586.6 599.1 614.8 508.2
Thefts 404 374 443 427 405 446
    per 100,000 1267.3 1173.1 1389.6 1339.4 1270.4 1399.0
Auto thefts 59 64 57 65 50 58
    per 100,000 185.1 200.8 178.8 203.9 156.8 181.9
143.5 159.8 198.8 179.6 162.2 169.4

Average climate in La Porte, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Porte-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the La Porte city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 2/11/1950, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near La Porte:
  • CHRISTUS ST JOHN HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; NASSAU BAY, TX)
  • BAYCOAST MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; BAYTOWN, TX)
  • SAN JACINTO METHODIST HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; BAYTOWN, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Porte:
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 16 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 29 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Porte:
  • LA PORTE MUNI (about 1 miles; LA PORTE, TX; ID: T41)
  • BAYTOWN (about 11 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; ID: HPY)
  • BAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY (about 14 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX; ID: T95)

Amtrak station near La Porte:
  • 15 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 53 $136,041 $30,801 8 $6,376
Housing and Community Development(Local) 21 $70,740 $40,422 0 $0
Water Supply 26 $75,269 $34,739 1 $1,720
Other and Unallocable 30 $106,786 $42,714 10 $4,556
Financial Administration 21 $69,958 $39,976 1 $1,800
Other Government Administration 11 $45,704 $49,858 2 $1,970
Judicial and Legal 7 $19,999 $34,284 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 70 $340,531 $58,376 0 $0
Police - Other 26 $69,046 $31,867 8 $2,655
Firefighters 15 $70,073 $56,058 10 $2,730
Fire - Other 2 $6,604 $39,624 0 $0
Streets and Highways 27 $81,524 $36,232 0 $0
Health 19 $73,948 $46,704 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 24 $52,206 $26,103 0 $0
Sewerage 17 $54,542 $38,500 0 $0
Totals for Government 369 $1,272,970 $41,397 40 $21,808
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Porte:
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 8 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,735)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 14 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,513)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 15 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,819)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; ALVIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 23 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)
Public high school in La Porte:
  • LA PORTE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,252; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in La Porte:
  • LEO RIZZUTO EL (Students: 695; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LA PORTE J H (Students: 641; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LA PORTE EL (Students: 637; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LOMAX EL (Students: 610; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COLLEGE PARK EL (Students: 591; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BAKER J H (Students: 585; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: 06 - 06)
  • JENNIE REID EL (Students: 551; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LOMAX J H (Students: 526; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BAYSHORE EL (Students: 511; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DEWALT ALTER (Students: 89; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in La Porte:
  • BEACON SCHOOL & CHILD CARE CEN (Students: 17; Location: 402 DWIRE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BAY AREA ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: 200 SO. FIRST; Grades: 1 - 8)
 

La Porte compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in La Porte:
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLVL (1480 AM; 3 kW; PASADENA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in La Porte:
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around La Porte:
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHLM-LP (Channel 43; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)

 

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