Port Lavaca Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Port Lavaca, TX

General Port Lavaca Information

State: Texas

County: Calhoun County

Close cities: Port o'connor, TX, Placedo, TX, Palacios, TX, Point Comfort, TX, Seadrift, TX, Port Lavaca, TX

Port Lavaca Population (census data)
Total 11,443 (-4.5% since 2000)
Male 5,697 (49.8%)
Female 5,746 (50.2%)

Population Density: 1,169 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 75.6 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 9.79 square miles

Median Household Income: $39,199

Zip Codes: 77979.

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Port Lavaca Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (8.7%)
  • United States (5.5%)
  • Irish (4.9%)
  • English (4.4%)
  • Czech (2.4%)
  • French (1.2%)
Foriegn Born: 1,315 people (11.5%)
  • Latin America (70.6%)
  • Asia (29.4%)

Local Port Lavaca Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans
NBA Basketball: San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Prairie View A&M University

Port Lavaca School Information

High Schools
Calhoun High School (201 Sandcrab Boulevard, Port Lavaca, TX, 77979 - Calhoun County ISD District)
Hope High School (300 Alcoa Drive, #12, Port Lavaca, TX, 77979 - Calhoun County ISD District)
Middle Schools
Travis Middle (705 N Nueces Street, Port Lavaca, TX, 77979 - Calhoun County ISD District)
Other/Private Schools
Harrison/Jefferson/Madison Complex (605 N Commerce Street, Port Lavaca, TX, 77979 - Calhoun County ISD District)
Hope Alternative H S (300 Alcoa, Port Lavaca, TX, 77957 - Edna Isd District)
Jackson/Roosevelt Complex (1512 Jackson Street, Port Lavaca, TX, 77979 - Calhoun County ISD District)
Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (300 Alcoa Drive #12, Port Lavaca, TX, 77979 - Calhoun County ISD District)

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