Port Lavaca employment information

IndexPort LavacaTexasNational
Income per capita$21,383$26,513$28,555
Median household income$42,598$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,848$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,205$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$32,406$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$19,328$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate7.3%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level23.9%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Port Lavaca is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Port Lavaca is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Port Lavaca is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Port Lavaca is 53% higher than the national average.

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Port Lavaca median earnings by income bracket

Port Lavaca employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry24.8%0.3%
Manufacturing sector28.5%1.6%
Financial & insurance services0.4%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services10.1%18.3%
Public administration3.6%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%1.9%
Education, health & social services9.6%36.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lolita, TX480$76,92944%
Vanderbilt, TX366$57,9618%
Port O'Connor, TX1,153$57,3037%
Point Comfort, TX620$52,4222%
Seadrift, TX1,677$42,39321%
Port Lavaca, TX12,289$42,59820%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Newington Forest, VA12,283$120,380125%
Lake Tapps, WA12,306$103,06593%
North Palm Beach, FL12,272$56,4606%
South Daytona, FL12,265$33,32838%
New Providence, NJ12,314$139,071160%
Port Lavaca, TX12,289$42,59820%
Source: The Port Lavaca, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.