Lavaca County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:20,544More data
Census 2020:20,337More data
Census 2010:19,263More data
Census 2000:19,210More data
Population of the County Seat (Hallettsville)
Census 2020:2,731 
Census 2010:2,550 
Census 2000:2,345 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN LAVACA COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Hallettsville city:2,742More data
Moulton town:861More data
Shiner city:2,154More data
Yoakum city (pt.):3,865More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:969.7More data
Water Area:0.7More data
Total Area:970.4More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:20.97More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:18.68More data
Percent Rural:81.32More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:20.3%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:72.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:5.7%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.7%More data
65 and Older:23.4%More data
85 and Older:3.4%More data
Median Age:43.1More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$57,399More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$1,160,388,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$57,999More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:14.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$43,442More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$42,393 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$42,403 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$39,272 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$38,356 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.689000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$5,882,465,518More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,788,949,677More data
Total Actual Levy:$19,195,557More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN LAVACA COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:81.714More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:44.654More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:188.848More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:3.079More data
On-System Subtotal:318.295More data
City Streets:90.974More data
Certified County Roads:863.229More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:954.203More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,272.498More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:194.865More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:90.836More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:377.696More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:6.158More data
On-System Subtotal:669.555More data
City Streets:181.948More data
Certified County Roads:1,726.458More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,908.406More data
County Total:2,577.961More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Lavaca County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Lavaca County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Lavaca County»

Special Districts in Lavaca County.
School Districts in Lavaca County.
History of City Tax Rates in Lavaca County.

Airports in Lavaca County.
Hospitals in Lavaca County.
Prisons in Lavaca County.