La Porte demographics profile

StatisticLa PorteTexasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,87411391
Median age37.334.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%48%43%
Speak English76%65%79%
Speak Spanish22%30%13%
La Porte, TX has a population of 34,922 and is the 1,207th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,874 per sq mi which is 1559% higher than the Texas average and 1969% higher than the national average. The median age in La Porte is 37 which is approximately 9% higher than the Texas average of 34. In La Porte, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 76% speak English and 22% speak Spanish. 68% of La Porte residents were born in Texas, 22% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in La Porte is 1559% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in La Porte is 9% higher than Texas.
  • In La Porte 83.22% of the population is White.
  • In La Porte 4.87% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In La Porte 1.06% of the population is Asian.

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La Porte population breakdown by race

RaceLa PorteTexasNational
Black or African American4.87%11.95%12.63%
American Indian1.09%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race3.83%2.50%3.06%
Other race5.93%5.79%4.75%
In La Porte, 31.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The La Porte, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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