Port Lavaca

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  4. Port Lavaca Employment Information
  5. Port Lavaca Family Information
  6. Port Lavaca Education Information
  7. Port Lavaca Public Benefits Information
  8. Port Lavaca Criminal Information
  9. Port Lavaca Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Port Lavaca Zip Codes


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Port Lavaca Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 14,408
  • Land Area (2000): 254.876 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 65.704 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 6,048

Port Lavaca Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 11,274 78.11%
 Rural, Farm 167 1.16%
 Rural, Non-farm 2,992 20.73%

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Port Lavaca Employment Information

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Port Lavaca Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 772 23.15%
2. Chemical Manufacturing 508 15.23%
3. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 276 8.28%
4. Metal Manufactuing 255 7.65%
5. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 178 5.34%
6. Public Administration 138 4.14%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 99 2.97%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 97 2.91%
9. Educational Services 92 2.76%
10. Utilities 85 2.55%
11. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 78 2.34%
12. Repair and Maintenance 75 2.25%
13. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 56 1.68%
14. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 53 1.59%
15. Health Care 51 1.53%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 51 1.53%
17. Mining 50 1.50%
18. Petroleum and Coal Manufactuing 34 1.02%
19. Other Transportation 30 0.90%
20. Machinery / Equipment / Supplies, Wholesale 26 0.78%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 431 18.25%
2. Educational Services 387 16.38%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 352 14.90%
4. Public Administration 110 4.66%
5. Food and Beverage Stores 106 4.49%
6. Construction 103 4.36%
7. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 97 4.11%
8. Chemical Manufacturing 95 4.02%
9. Department and Other General Stores 87 3.68%
10. Social Assistance 74 3.13%
11. Finance and Insurance 50 2.12%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 42 1.78%
13. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 40 1.69%
14. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 39 1.65%
15. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 38 1.61%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 27 1.14%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 25 1.06%
18. Metal Manufactuing 20 0.85%
19. Private Household Services 18 0.76%
20. Mining 17 0.72%

Port Lavaca Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 341 10.22%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 243 7.29%
3. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 218 6.54%
4. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 158 4.74%
5. Carpenters 125 3.75%
6. Engineers 120 3.60%
7. Construction Laborers 114 3.42%
8. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 90 2.70%
9. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 90 2.70%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 86 2.58%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 86 2.58%
12. Other Management Occupations 85 2.55%
13. Other Construction Trades 84 2.52%
14. Vehicle Mechanics 82 2.46%
15. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 80 2.40%
16. Electricians 79 2.37%
17. Fishing / Hunting / Forestry 74 2.22%
18. Other Material Moving Workers 73 2.19%
19. Pipelayers / Plumbers / Etc. 68 2.04%
20. Other Construction Workers 66 1.98%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 171 7.24%
2. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 155 6.56%
3. Secretaries and Admins 153 6.48%
4. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 120 5.08%
5. Health Technologists and Technicians 112 4.74%
6. Other Office and Admin Support 105 4.45%
7. Cashiers 99 4.19%
8. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 89 3.77%
9. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 81 3.43%
10. Other Management Occupations 70 2.96%
11. Waiters and Waitresses 70 2.96%
12. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 69 2.92%
13. Food and Beverage Servers, Not waiters/waitresses 62 2.62%
14. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 60 2.54%
15. Business Operations Specialists 55 2.33%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 53 2.24%
17. Registered Nurses 52 2.20%
18. Child Care Workers 51 2.16%
19. Other Sales and Related Occupations 47 1.99%
20. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 46 1.95%

Port Lavaca Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 5,555 52.44%
15-35 hours 921 8.69%
1-14 hours 208 1.96%
No regular hours 3,910 36.91%

Port Lavaca Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 202 3.64%
5 AM-5:29 AM 279 5.03%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 273 4.93%
6 AM-6:29 AM 484 8.73%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 942 16.99%
7 AM-7:29 AM 837 15.10%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,107 19.97%
8 AM-8:29 AM 377 6.80%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 194 3.50%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 277 5.00%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 59 1.06%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 6 0.11%
Noon-3:59 PM 202 3.64%
4 PM-11:59 PM 304 5.48%

Port Lavaca Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 378 6.82%
5-9 1,008 18.19%
10-14 1,337 24.12%
15-19 1,121 20.22%
20-24 638 11.51%
25-29 125 2.26%
30-34 518 9.35%
35-39 42 0.76%
40-44 49 0.88%
45-59 185 3.34%
60-89 45 0.81%
At least 90 97 1.75%

Port Lavaca Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 12 0.22% 4,595 82.90%
30-44 0 0.00% 609 10.99%
45-59 5 0.09% 180 3.25%
At least 60 0 0.00% 142 2.56%

Port Lavaca Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 7 0.12%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 913 16.25%
 Car / truck / van, solo 4,364 77.65%
 Motorcycle 6 0.11%
 Other 101 1.80%
 Public transportation 17 0.30%
 Walked 135 2.40%
 Worked at home 77 1.37%

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Port Lavaca Family Information

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Households (2000): 5,004 (14,270 people)
Families (2000): 3,793 (12,508 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,144
People at same address in 1995: 7,815

Port Lavaca Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 613 12.25%
$10,000-$14,999 431 8.61%
$15,000-$19,999 389 7.77%
$20,000-$24,999 449 8.97%
$25,000-$29,999 323 6.45%
$30,000-$34,999 293 5.86%
$35,000-$39,999 342 6.83%
$40,000-$44,999 268 5.36%
$45,000-$49,999 217 4.34%
$50,000-$59,999 444 8.87%
$60,000-$74,999 450 8.99%
$75,000-$99,999 481 9.61%
$100,000-$124,999 135 2.70%
$125,000-$149,999 83 1.66%
$150,000-$199,999 55 1.10%
$200,000 or more 31 0.62%

Port Lavaca Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,050 20.82%
 Family, 2 people 1,390 27.56%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 155 3.07%
 Family, 3 people 884 17.53%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 29 0.57%
 Family, 4 people 798 15.82%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 10 0.20%
 Family, 5 people 434 8.60%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 4 0.08%
 Family, 6 people 179 3.55%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 110 2.18%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Port Lavaca Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 3,975 31.08%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,164 9.10%
Public Assistance 182 1.42%
Retirement 832 6.51%
Self Employment 551 4.31%
Social Security 1,397 10.92%
Supplemental Security 269 2.10%
Wage / Salary 3,789 29.62%
Other 631 4.93%

Port Lavaca Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,525 53.43%
 With children under 18 1,329 46.57%

Port Lavaca Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 647 12.27%
 Married 3,136 59.46%
 Never Married 1,323 25.09%
 Widowed 168 3.19%

Port Lavaca Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 617 11.11%
 Married 3,298 59.40%
 Never Married 1,098 19.78%
 Widowed 539 9.71%

Port Lavaca Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Port Lavaca Education Information

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Port Lavaca Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,396 13.80%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 2,040 20.17%
 High school diploma or equivalent 3,272 32.35%
 Some college, no degree 1,871 18.50%
 Associate degree 402 3.97%
 Bachelors degree 755 7.46%
 Graduate or professional degree 378 3.74%

Port Lavaca Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 164 1.14% 85 0.59% 249 1.73%
Kindergarten 239 1.66% 15 0.10% 254 1.76%
Grades 1-4 919 6.38% 84 0.58% 1,003 6.96%
Grades 5-8 940 6.52% 78 0.54% 1,018 7.07%
Grades 9-12 979 6.79% 30 0.21% 1,009 7.00%
Undergrad college 278 1.93% 46 0.32% 324 2.25%
Graduate or professional school 29 0.20% 50 0.35% 79 0.55%
Total 3,548 24.63% 388 2.69% 3,936 27.32%

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Port Lavaca Public Benefits Information

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Port Lavaca Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 11,568 81.46%
 Below Poverty Level 2,632 18.54%

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Port Lavaca Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 35
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Port Lavaca Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Port Lavaca Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,437 16.91%
10-19 Years 2,272 15.77%
20-29 Years 1,849 12.83%
30-39 Years 2,047 14.21%
40-49 Years 1,932 13.41%
50-59 Years 1,500 10.41%
60-69 Years 1,140 7.91%
70-79 Years 883 6.13%
80-89 Years 295 2.05%
90+ Years 53 0.37%

Port Lavaca Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 7,204 50.00%
 Female 7,204 50.00%

Port Lavaca Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Hispanic/Latino 7,177 49.81%
 Caucasian 6,118 42.46%
 African-American 485 3.37%
 Asian 479 3.32%
 Multiracial 96 0.67%
 Amerindian 33 0.23%
 Other Race 13 0.09%
 Pacific Islander 7 0.05%

Port Lavaca Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. German 1,404 27.55%
2. United States Or American 844 16.56%
3. Irish 769 15.09%
4. English 702 13.78%
5. Czech 346 6.79%
6. French Non-Basque 185 3.63%
7. Scotch Irish 164 3.22%
8. Italian 121 2.37%
9. Polish 101 1.98%
10. Scottish 87 1.71%

Port Lavaca Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 8,145 61.39%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 4,607 34.72%
3. Chinese 363 2.74%
4. Other Pacific Island 26 0.20%
5. Korean 21 0.16%
6. Vietnamese 20 0.15%
7. Urdu 19 0.14%
8. Tagalog 16 0.12%
9. French 13 0.10%
10. African 11 0.08%

Port Lavaca Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 12,994 90.03%
 Naturalized immigrant 437 3.03%
 Not a citizen 1,002 6.94%

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Port Lavaca Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Port Lavaca Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

77979