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A Port Lavaca Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A+ Port Lavaca Cost of Living Cost of living is 15% lower than Texas
Port Lavaca
7723% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Port Lavaca cost of living
F Port Lavaca Crime Total crime is 14% lower than Texas
Total crime
2,5747% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 397% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-28%Year over year crime is down
Port Lavaca crime
D- Port Lavaca Employment Household income is 20% lower than Texas
Median household income
$43,51521% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$22,95823% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%15% higher than the US average
Port Lavaca employment
A- Port Lavaca Housing Home value is 37% lower than Texas
Median home value
$90,40051% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$71125% lower than the US average
Home ownership
58%8% lower than the US average
Port Lavaca real estate or Port Lavaca rentals
A- Port Lavaca Schools HS graduation rate is 8% lower than Texas
High school grad. rates
72%14% lower than the US average
School test scores
76%54% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:13% higher than the US average
Port Lavaca K-12 schools

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Port Lavaca: A City with Job Opportunities

Port Lavaca, Texas is the place that I call home. This place is a good city to live in. The beaches here are absolutely amazing. The best areas in Port Lavaca, Texas are the little parks and recreational activities that surround the areas that give you a chance to boat, swim, fish, and hunt.

Living in Port Lavaca, Texas gives residents plenty of job opportunities. There are multiple factories around here that you can gain employment at. Shrimping is also a huge industry for the area. If you go to a local restaurant and order seafood, chances are that it was caught locally.

This town is friendly. Everyone seems to know everyone and there is always someone to offer you a friendly smile. Many residents here are lifelong residents and have been here since birth. The schools could use some improvement as they are having issues handling the influx of the new residents that are choosing to live in this area. Unfortunately, the crime level does seem to be increasing, but luckily I really haven’t had to deal with any crime.
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Source: The Port Lavaca, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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