|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Port Lavaca is 11,259. Port Lavaca, Texas is the 2,881st largest city in the US.
Port Lavaca is located entirely in Calhoun County.
The peak population of Port Lavaca was in 2010, when its population was 12,248. In 2010, Port Lavaca was the 2,554th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,881st largest city in the US. Port Lavaca is currently 8.1% smaller than it was in 2010.
Port Lavaca has shrunk 5.9% since the year 2000. Port Lavaca, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Port Lavaca has a population density of 1,206.6 people per square mile.
|2878||Two Rivers, Wisconsin||11,270||-10.8%|
|2879||Satellite Beach, Florida||11,268||-3.5%|
|2881||Port Lavaca, Texas||11,259||-5.9%|
|2882||Storm Lake, Iowa||11,256||12.0%|
|2885||Grand Rapids, Minnesota||11,220||17.3%|
|2886||Westwood, New Jersey||11,203||1.8%|
|2887||Ocean City, New Jersey||11,190||-27.3%|
The total voting age population of Port Lavaca, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,904. The voting age population is 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.1% of the residents of Port Lavaca are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Port Lavaca are 81.2% White, 9.1% Asian, 4.1% Two or more races, 4.0% Black, 1.5% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 61.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Port Lavaca, 13.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.2%. On a per-household basis, 9.1% of families are below the poverty line in Port Lavaca.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.6% of Port Lavaca residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.2% of Port Lavaca residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.5% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Port Lavaca residents aged 5 and older, 43.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 34.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 8.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Port Lavaca is 5.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Port Lavaca, 12.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Port Lavaca is $57,748.
In Port Lavaca, 68.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.9% of housing units in Port Lavaca.
Of all the housing units in Port Lavaca, 3.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Port Lavaca, 8.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 440 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Port Lavaca is $679.
In Port Lavaca, 76.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.