Lavaca County, TX

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2022 Population
20,379
0.453% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.4
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
10.2%
8.72% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,530
1.61% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$205,500
16.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, N/A had a population of 20.4k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $58,530. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lavaca County, TX grew from 20,287 to 20,379, a 0.453% increase and its median household income grew from $57,602 to $58,530, a 1.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in undefined are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.8%), Other (Hispanic) (9.92%), White (Hispanic) (5.51%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.13%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.15%).

None of the households in N/A reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.1% of the residents in N/A are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in N/A was $205,500, and the homeownership rate was 76.3%.

Most people in N/A drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in N/A was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

N/A is home to a population of 20.4k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.32% of Lavaca County, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.09k people).

In 2022, there were 7.24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.6k people) in N/A than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.02k Other (Hispanic) and 1.12k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.1%
2022 Citizenship
96.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.1% of Lavaca County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in N/A was 96.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in undefined
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.6k ± 108
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    2.02k ± 420
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.12k ± 382
20%
Hispanic Population
4.07k people

In 2022, there were 7.24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.6k people) in N/A than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.02k Other (Hispanic) and 1.12k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20% of the people in N/A are hispanic (4.07k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in N/A as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.32%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.09k people
4.74%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
962 people

As of 2022, 5.32% of Lavaca County, TX residents (1.09k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in N/A was 4.74%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    483 ± 117
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    307 ± 132
  3. Korea
    135 ± 75

N/A has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Occupations

9.38k
2022 Value
± 587
1.06%
1 Year growth
± 8.69%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in N/A grew at a rate of 1.06%, from 9.28k employees to 9.38k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in N/A, are Production Occupations (1,025 people), Management Occupations (991 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (952 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of N/A.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.38k
2022 Value
± 587
1.06%
1 Year growth
± 8.69%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in N/A grew at a rate of 1.06%, from 9.28k employees to 9.38k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in N/A, are Manufacturing (1,480 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,396 people), and Retail Trade (971 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of N/A, though some of these residents may live in N/A and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$49,902
Median earning men ± $6,067
$33,280
Median earning women ± $4,236

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($85,893), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($66,667), and Public Administration ($64,792).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,559), Construction ($46,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($45,699).

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Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
Y-Axis
4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Lavaca County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 86.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (13.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.451%).

Education

Educational Pyramid

Measure

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in N/A was $205,500 in 2022, which is 0.729 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $176,900 to $205,500, a 16.2% increase. The homeownership rate in N/A is 76.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in N/A have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in N/A is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in N/A is $58,530. In 2022, the N/A with the highest Median Household Income in N/A was Census Tract 4 with a value of $79,737, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 3, with respective values of $61,574 and $57,418.

Property

$205,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,697
$6,261
Median Property Taxes
±$415
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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$58,530
Median Household Income
± $4,515
8.21k
Number of Households
± 542

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.21k households in N/A grew to $58,530 from the previous year's value of $57,602.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.4%)
  2. Carpooled (11.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.99%)

In 2022, 77.4% of workers in N/A drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.9%) and those who worked at home (8.99%).

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Commute Time

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number
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Poverty & Diversity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in N/A is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

Primary care physicians in Lavaca County, TX see 1440 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.92% decrease from the previous year (1547 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4043 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 6739 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,440 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lavaca County, TX

Primary care physicians in Lavaca County, TX see an average of 1,440 patients per year. This represents a 6.92% decrease from the previous year (1,547 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lavaca County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In N/A, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in N/A.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, N/A were men and N/A were women.

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Uninsured People

10.5%
Uninsured
50%
Employer Coverage
9.54%
Medicaid
18%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
1.26%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in N/A declined by 8.04% from 11.4% to 10.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in N/A changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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