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Population (year 2000): 12,035. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,696 (-2.8% change)
Males: 5,992 (49.8%), Females: 6,043 (50.2%)

Calhoun County

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Median resident age: 32.1 years
Median household income: $33,626 (year 2000)
Median house value: $56,600 (year 2000)

Port Lavaca, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Port Lavaca:

  • Hispanic (52.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (39.0%)
  • Other race (16.9%)
  • Black (4.1%)
  • Chinese (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (8.7%), United States (5.5%), Irish (4.9%), English (4.4%), Czech (2.4%), French (1.2%).Lavaca, Texas forum

Land area: 9.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Port Lavaca

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Lavaca city

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

10.9% Foreign born (7.7% Latin America, 3.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +628 (+5.5%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Victoria, (28.6 miles pop. 60,603).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (80.4 miles pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (116.8 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Comfort, TX (6.4 miles Point TX (14.3 miles Vanderbilt, TX Seadrift, (15.1 miles TX (16.5 miles Lolita, TX (18.5 miles Bloomington, La Ward, TX (19.5 miles) , TX (21.2 miles Inez, Austwell, TX (21.4 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 108 buildings, average cost: $39,700
  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $279,600
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $120,500

Latitude: 28.62 N, Longitude: 96.63 W

Area code: 361

Port Lavaca, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.4%), Educational,health and social services (18.5%), Construction (15.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -116 (-1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,358 (50.9%)

Crime in Port Lavaca by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 2 0 1 3
    per 100,000 8.3 0.0 16.6 0.0 8.3 24.9
Rapes 10 22 9 15 3 4
    per 100,000 83.1 182.8 74.8 124.6 24.9 33.2
Robberies 5 9 7 3 4 5
    per 100,000 41.5 74.8 58.2 24.9 33.2 41.5
Assaults 42 39 29 19 13 27
    per 100,000 349.0 324.1 241.0 157.9 108.0 224.3
Burglaries 85 105 77 117 116 127
    per 100,000 706.3 872.5 639.8 972.2 963.9 1055.3
Thefts 353 354 349 306 315 294
    per 100,000 2933.1 2941.4 2899.9 2542.6 2617.4 2442.9
Auto thefts 27 45 38 35 20 20
    per 100,000 224.3 373.9 315.7 290.8 166.2 166.2
308.5 369.0 298.2 281.9 235.3 280.4

Average climate in Port Lavaca, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Port Lavaca-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/5/1968, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Port Lavaca city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/9/1966, a category 3 tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Cody Spencer - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Jun 1, 1981).


Hospital/medical center in Port Lavaca:
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (815 N VIRGINIA STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Port Lavaca:
  • JACKSON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; EDNA, TX)
  • CITIZENS MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; VICTORIA, TX)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL OF VICTORIA (about 29 miles; VICTORIA, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Port Lavaca:
  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 26 miles; VICTORIA, TX; ID: VCT)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 84 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; ID: CRP)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 89 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Port Lavaca:
  • CALHOUN COUNTY (about 4 miles; PORT LAVACA, TX; ID: T97)
  • JACKSON COUNTY (about 27 miles; EDNA, TX; ID: 26R)
  • PALACIOS MUNI (about 28 miles; PALACIOS, TX; ID: PSX)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 10 $18,660 $22,392 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,510 $18,120 0 $0
Water Transport and Terminals 0 $0   1 $1,800
Firefighters 15 $39,533 $31,626 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $6,607 $15,856 7 $4,477
Police Protection - Officers 17 $37,158 $26,229 1 $401
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,279 $19,674 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   10 $12,223
Financial Administration 3 $8,464 $33,856 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $4,162 $49,944 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $10,654 $25,569 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $8,159 $32,636 4 $1,399
Water Supply 12 $22,450 $22,450 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $7,505 $18,012 0 $0
Totals for Government 79 $168,140 $25,540 23 $20,300
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Lavaca:
  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 29 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,511)
  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 61 miles; WHARTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 79 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 79 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; FT enrollment: 5,454)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 80 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,282)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 107 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 109 miles; BRENHAM, TX; FT enrollment: 8,448)
Public high schools in Port Lavaca:
  • CALHOUN H S (Students: 1,142; Location: 201 SANDCRAB BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HOPE H S (Students: 55; Location: 300 ALCOA DR, #12; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Port Lavaca:
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 30; Location: 301 ALCOA DR; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Port Lavaca:
  • HARRISON/JEFFERSON/MADISON COMPLEX (Students: 863; Location: 605 N COMMERCE ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TRAVIS MIDDLE (Students: 841; Location: 705 N NUECES ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JACKSON/ROOSEVELT COMPLEX (Students: 838; Location: 1512 JACKSON ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SEADRIFT SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 525 N COMMERCE ST; Grades: PK - 08)
  • PORT O CONNOR EL (Students: 105; Location: 525 N COMMERCE ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • POINT COMFORT EL (Students: 100; Location: 525 N COMMERCE ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • J J A E P (Students: 10; Location: 300 ALCOA DR, #12; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Port Lavaca:
  • SIX MILE A/G CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 6440 FM 1090; Grades: PK - 9)
  • OUR LADY OF THE GULF CATH SCH (Students: 74; Location: 301 S SAN ANTONIO ST; Grades: KG - 7)
Library in Port Lavaca:
  • CALHOUN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $365,338; Location: 200 W MAHAN ST; 89,819 books; 1,113 audio materials; 4,242 video materials; 114 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Port Lavaca: Lavaca Causeway Marina (A), Nautical Landing Marina (B), A C Louwien Bakery (C), Calhoun County Courthouse (D), Calhoun County Museum (E).

Churches in Port Lavaca include: Alamo Heights Baptist Church (A), Episcopal Church Grace Parish (B), Christ Community Church (C), Saint Joseph Baptist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Cornerstone First Assembly of God Church (G), Second Baptist Church (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lynn Bayou (A).

Parks in Port Lavaca include: Tilley Park (1), Fishing Pier Park (2).


Port Lavaca compared to Texas state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Port Lavaca:
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Port Lavaca:
  • KITE (93.3 FM; PORT LAVACA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIOWORKS, LTD.)
  • KIXS (107.9 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSQ (94.5 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTXN-FM (98.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: COSMOPOLITAN ENTERPRISES OF VICTORIA)
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMAT (105.1 FM; SEADRIFT, TX; Owner: WILLIAM E. CORDELL)
  • KLUB (106.9 FM; BLOOMINGTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZAM (104.7 FM; GANADO, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVIC (95.1 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIO WORKS, LTD.)
  • K220HF (91.9 FM; PORT LAVACA, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KXBJ (89.3 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION OF VICTORIA, INC.)
  • KVRT (90.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SOUTH TX PUBLIC B/CSTNG SYSTEM, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Port Lavaca:
  • KVCT (Channel 19; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SURTSEY PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • KAVU-TV (Channel 25; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUNU-LP (Channel 21; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KVTX-LP (Channel 45; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KXTS-LP (Channel 41; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBGS-LP (Channel 51; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCPV-LP (Channel 57; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)

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