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Lavaca County Demographics

Population

Population 2000 2010 2016 2021
Lavaca County 19,210 19,263 20,770 22,187
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Population by Age

Population 2010 2016 2021
0-4 1,227 1,253 1,270
5-9 1,226 1,215 1,340
10-14 1,232 1,285 1,353
15-19 1,166 1,149 1,287
20-24 815 978 943
25-29 925 1,002 977
30-34 909 1,019 1,116
35-39 976 996 1,087
40-44 1,095 1,093 1,145
45-49 1,365 1,269 1,213
50-54 1,421 1,461 1,417
55-59 1,436 1,605 1,586
60-64 1,381 1,573 1,779
65-69 1,106 1,461 1,643
70-74 924 1,166 1,441
75-79 773 882 1,076
80-84 596 612 721
85+ 690 751 793
18+ 14,815 16,304 17,425
Median Age 45 47 47
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Population by Race

Lavaca County 2016
Total 20,770
White Alone 84.540
Black Alone 6.580
American Indian Alone 0.450
Asian Alone 0.380
Pacific Islander Alone 0.080
Some Other Race 5.770
Two or More Races 2.210
Hispanic Origin 18.630
Diversity Index 49.900
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Households

Population 2000 2010 2016 2021
Households 7,669 7,808 8,283 8,813
Housing Units 9,657 10,344 10,992 11,624
Owner Occupied Units 6,286 6,667
Renter Occupied Units 1,997 2,146
Vacant Units 2,709 2,811
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Lavaca County 2016 2021
Median Household $48,258 $53,258
Average Household $63,962 $69,643
Per Capita $25,845 $27,979
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Household Income Base

Lavaca County 2016
<$15,000 1,109
$15,000 - $24,999 1,059
$25,000 - $34,999 1,022
$35,000 - $49,999 1,045
$50,000 - $74,999 1,589
$75,000 - $99,999 1,039
$100,000 - $149,999 862
$150,000 - $199,999 329
$200,000+ 229
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Growth Rate

Lavaca County 2010 - 2014 2014 - 2019
Population 1% 1%
Households 1% 1%
Families 1% 1%
Median Household Income 2%
Per Capita Income 2%
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Lavaca County Quality Life

Home Value

Lavaca County 2016 2021
Median Home Value $103,236 $137,744
Average Home Value $166,907 $179,492
<$50,000 1,031 838
$50,000 - $99,999 2,059 1,333
$100,000 - $149,999 819 1,540
$150,000 - $199,999 622 896
$200,000 - $249,999 569 770
$250,000 - $299,999 383 495
$300,000 - $399,999 330 328
$400,000 - $499,999 137 112
$500,000 - $749,999 235 259
$750,000 - $999,999 69 80
$1,000,000 + 32 16
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing Year Built

Year Range Houses Built
2010 or Later 234
2000-2009 1,047
1990-1999 1,227
1980-1989 1,498
1970-1979 1,267
1960-1969 948
1950-1959 1,352
1940-1949 875
1939 or Before 1,906
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Commute

Category Commuters
Workers 16+ 8,501
In-County Residents 5,323
Out-of-County Residents 3,124
Drive Alone 6,788
Carpooled 1,066
Public Transport 33
Work at Home 425
Less than 5 minutes 567
5-9 minutes 1,817
10-14 minutes 1,235
15-19 minutes 776
20-24 minutes 783
25-29 minutes 373
30-34 minutes 704
35-39 minutes 136
40-44 minutes 190
45-59 minutes 411
60-89 minutes 542
90+ minutes 542
Average Travel Time 27
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Lavaca County Workforce Occupations

Employees By NAICS

Category Number
Total Employees 7,932
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt 44
Mining 124
Utilities 42
Construction 569
Manufacturing 841
Wholesale Trade 1,631
   
Retail Trade 920
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers 121
Furn & Home Furnish Str 39
Electronics & Appl Store 22
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip 71
Food & Beverage Stores 279
Health/Pers Care Stores 41
Gasoline Stations 78
Clothing/Accessory Store 62
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music 22
General Merchandise Str 125
Misc Store Retailers 50
Nonstore Retailers 10
   
Transportation/Warehouse 98
Information 50
   
Finance & Insurance 217
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn 141
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv 15
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other 61
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing 52
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv 151
Legal Services 21
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises 0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt 24
Educational Services 912
HealthCare/Social Assist 1,032
Arts/Entertainment/Rec 90
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs 335
Accommodation 59
Food Srv/Drinking Places 276
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin 286
Auto Repair/Maintenance 71
Public Administration Emp 510
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Lavaca County Workforce Establishments

Businesses By NAICS

Category Number
Total Businesses 804
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus 20
Mining Bus 4
Utilities Bus 5
Construction Bus 54
Manufacturing Bus 31
Wholesale Trade Bus 46
   
Retail Trade Bus 134
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus 20
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus 7
Electronics & Appl Store Bus 3
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus 17
Food & Beverage Stores Bus 20
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus 7
Gasoline Stations Bus 14
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus 6
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus 9
General Merchandise Str Bus 11
Misc Store Retailers Bus 16
Nonstore Retailers Bus 4
   
Transportation/Warehouse Bus 18
Information Bus 11
   
Finance & Insurance Bus 61
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus 34
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus 4
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus 23
   
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus 26
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus 40
Legal Services Bus 6
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus 0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus 15
Educational Services Bus 28
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus 51
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus 18
   
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus 56
Accommodation Bus 16
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus 40
   
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus 99
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus 20
Public Administration Bus 72
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

Lavaca County Higher Education

Educational Attainment (25+)

Educational Level Attained Number
Some High School 1,257
Graduated High School 5,584
Associates Degree 856
Bachelor's Degree 1,839
Graduate Degree 554
Source: ESRI, 2017-03-02

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