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77979 Zip Code (Port Lavaca, TX) Detailed Profile




City: Port Lavaca, TX (2.98%)
Counties: Calhoun County, TX (84.15%), Victoria County, TX (8.73%), Jackson County, TX (7.12%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 18,111
Zip code population in 2010: 17,144
Zip code population in 2000: 16,795

Houses and condos: 8,417
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,717
% of renters here:

27%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 77979: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 341.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 132.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 53 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 77979
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.4% ($1,729)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,220 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,340 (1.2%)

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Males: 9,169  (50.6%)
Females: 8,941  (49.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 77979:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 77979:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

Zip code 77979 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 77979 (2019)
    • 8,73851.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6,97340.7%White
    • 7754.5%Asian
    • 5022.9%Black
    • 1160.7%Two or more races
    • 240.1%American Indian
    • 120.07%Some other race
    • 40.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 12,242
Rural population: 5,868

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $127,824
77979:

$127,824
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 62 registered sex offenders living in 77979 zip code as of July 04, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 77979 is 285 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 77979, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $48,640 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$48,640
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $42,836 (reported on 87.2% of returns)
Here:

$42,836
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.9% for AGIs below $25k, 84.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 40.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,644 (reported on 22.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,644
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,161 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

$5,161
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,735 (reported on 9.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,735
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,628 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

+$8,628
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,746 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
77979:

$11,746
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $20,850 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
77979:

$20,850
Texas:

$23,938
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,705 (19% of AGI, reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

$21,705
State:

$24,724

Here:

19.2% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,804 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$5,804
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,379 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
77979:

$4,379
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,356 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,356
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 62.0%
Here:

62%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 60.7% for AGIs below $25k, 60.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 77979, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,063 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,063
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $33,469 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$33,469
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 138.2% for AGIs below $10k, 78.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 51.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,914 (reported on 32.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,914
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,936 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,936
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,332 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,332
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,812 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$6,812
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -21.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,328 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
77979:

$3,328
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $13,172 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$13,172
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $16,818 (18% of AGI, reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

$16,818
State:

$19,631

Here:

17.7% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,553 (4% of AGI, reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,553
State:

$4,753

Here:

4.4% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,365 (reported on 66.3% of returns)
77979:

$6,365
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,980 (reported on 27.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,980
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.4%
Here:

64%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 58.8% for AGIs below $10k, 66.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$61,565
Texas:

$64,034
Port Lavaca, TX (77979) map Nearest zip codes: 77978, 77969, 77983, 77991, 77982, 77977.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.9%
Texas:

51.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.7%
Texas:

49.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 841
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,466


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 134 (66 now married, 67 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,889 (1,639 now married, 2,250 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 77979 with a mortgage: 1,853 (9 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,797

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,296
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $407

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

12.2%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.7%
Whole state:

7.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 77979: Indianola Fishing Center Marina (A), Lavaca Causeway Marina (B), Nautical Landing Marina (C), Port Alto Boat Shed Marina (D), S and S Marina (E), At Last Marina (F), Alamo Beach (G), Port Lavaca Fire Department Station 1 (H), Port Lavaca Fire Department Station 2 (I), Port Lavaca Fire Marshal's Office (J), Calhoun County Sheriff's Office (K), Port Lavaca Police Department (L), Calhoun County Courthouse (M), Calhoun County Museum (N), Magnolia Beach Volunteer Fire Department (O), Olivia - Port Alto Volunteer Fire Department / Emergency Medical Service (P), Calhoun County Emergency Medical Service (Q), A C Louwien Bakery (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 77979 include: Olivia Eden Church (A), Christ Community Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Episcopal Church Grace Parish (D), Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church (E), Second Baptist Church (F), Saint Joseph Baptist Church (G), Parkway by the Bay Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Indianola Cemetery (1), Clark Family Cemetery (2), Port Lavaca Cemetery (3), Ranger Cemetery (4), Hatch Cemetery (5), Old Town Cemetery (6), Six Mile Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Salt Lake (A), Redfish Lake (B), Blind Bayou (C), Swan Lake (D), Old Town Lake (E), Jones Bayou (F), Mud Lake (G), Operating Basin Number 31 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Black Bayou (A), Agula Creek (B), Middle Sandy Creek (C), Keller Creek (D), Chocolate Bayou (E), Sixmile Creek (F), East Coloma Creek (G), West Coloma Creek (H), Placedo Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 77979 include: Tilley Park (1), Fishing Pier Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 2872014 or later
  • 1952010 to 2013
  • 7752000 to 2009
  • 1,0441990 to 1999
  • 1,5561980 to 1989
  • 1,0631970 to 1979
  • 1,7531960 to 1969
  • 1,3021950 to 1959
  • 1801940 to 1949
  • 2451939 or earlier

Zip code 77979 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Port Lavaca, TX (77979)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Port Lavaca, TX (77979)
  • 23no bedroom
  • 1171 bedroom
  • 5632 bedrooms
  • 2,9993 bedrooms
  • 8224 bedrooms
  • 725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Port Lavaca, TX (77979)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Port Lavaca, TX (77979)
  • 186no bedroom
  • 3601 bedroom
  • 4412 bedrooms
  • 6133 bedrooms
  • 1134 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Port Lavaca, TX (77979) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Port Lavaca, TX (77979) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 158no vehicle
  • 9301 vehicle
  • 2,3042 vehicles
  • 9693 vehicles
  • 1664 vehicles
  • 695+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Port Lavaca, TX (77979) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Port Lavaca, TX (77979) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 61no vehicle
  • 8741 vehicle
  • 6442 vehicles
  • 863 vehicles
  • 474 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 77979 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 77979 household income distribution in 2019
  • 348Less than $10,000
  • 230$10,000 to $14,999
  • 215$15,000 to $19,999
  • 294$20,000 to $24,999
  • 252$25,000 to $29,999
  • 389$30,000 to $34,999
  • 305$35,000 to $39,999
  • 242$40,000 to $44,999
  • 305$45,000 to $49,999
  • 548$50,000 to $59,999
  • 658$60,000 to $74,999
  • 782$75,000 to $99,999
  • 617$100,000 to $124,999
  • 533$125,000 to $149,999
  • 430$150,000 to $199,999
  • 129$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 77979

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 77979
  • 119Less than $10,000
  • 105$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 67$25,000 to $29,999
  • 15$30,000 to $34,999
  • 118$35,000 to $39,999
  • 163$40,000 to $49,999
  • 149$50,000 to $59,999
  • 248$60,000 to $69,999
  • 236$70,000 to $79,999
  • 297$80,000 to $89,999
  • 155$90,000 to $99,999
  • 482$100,000 to $124,999
  • 497$125,000 to $149,999
  • 321$150,000 to $174,999
  • 267$175,000 to $199,999
  • 414$200,000 to $249,999
  • 281$250,000 to $299,999
  • 163$300,000 to $399,999
  • 46$400,000 to $499,999
  • 39$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 77979

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 77979
  • 4Less than $100
  • 6$200 to $249
  • 10$250 to $299
  • 142$300 to $349
  • 24$350 to $399
  • 49$400 to $449
  • 34$450 to $499
  • 152$500 to $549
  • 102$550 to $599
  • 161$600 to $649
  • 73$650 to $699
  • 91$700 to $749
  • 153$750 to $799
  • 30$800 to $899
  • 55$900 to $999
  • 130$1,000 to $1,249
  • 43$1,250 to $1,499
  • 4$2,000 to $2,499
  • 341No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $750.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $225,848.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $157,082
  • Black or African American householders: $97,127
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $52,760
  • Asian householders: $228,549
  • Some other race householders: $90,652
  • Two or more races householders: $97,367
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $100,005

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $127,824
77979:

$127,824
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,821 - $188,630
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 77979

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,227
  • One, attached: 33
  • Two: 210
  • 3 or 4: 490
  • 5 to 9: 107
  • 10 to 19: 116
  • 20 to 49: 113
  • 50 or more: 41
  • Mobile homes: 985
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 42

Unemployment: 4.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 77979

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 77979
  • 82.1%6,735Drove a car alone
  • 13.1%1,073Carpooled
  • 0.5%43Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%18Walked
  • 0.1%5Other means
  • 3.7%302Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 77979

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 77979
  • 429Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,3335 to 9 minutes
  • 1,20910 to 14 minutes
  • 1,92415 to 19 minutes
  • 1,17420 to 24 minutes
  • 40825 to 29 minutes
  • 83130 to 34 minutes
  • 15435 to 39 minutes
  • 6640 to 44 minutes
  • 9345 to 59 minutes
  • 11660 to 89 minutes
  • 14490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 82.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,111
  • Male householders: 3,321 (904 living alone), Female householders: 3,004 (770 living alone)
  • 3,191 spouses (3,183 opposite-sex spouses), 340 unmarried partners, (323 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,496 children (5,258 natural, 83 adopted, 152 stepchildren), 749 grandchildren, 186 brothers or sisters, 268 parents, 33 foster children, 600 other relatives, 691 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 244 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,913 2-persons, 876 3-persons, 703 4-persons, 315 5-persons, 317 6-persons, 188 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,672 1-person, 271 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 45 4-persons

2,466 married couples with children.
1,084 single-parent households (166 men, 918 women).

64.5% of residents of 77979 zip code speak English at home.
30.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% very well, 11% well, 11% not well, 6% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
5.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (27% very well, 45% well, 20% not well, 8% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (4% very well, 48% well, 48% not well).

Foreign born population: 2,547 (14.1%)
(41.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

14.1%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 53%Honduras
  • 13%Singapore
  • 8%Hong Kong
  • 1%Bangladesh
  • 1%Malaysia
  • 1%Barbados
  • 1%Thailand
Most common first ancestries reported in 77979
  • 5%English
  • 4%German
  • 4%American
  • 2%Czech
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%Scottish
  • 1%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6552010 or later
  • 9392000 to 2009
  • 4101990 to 1999
  • 716Before 1990

Zip code 77979 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ABB RANDALL CORPORATION (619 BAYVIEW DRIVE in PORT LAVACA, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • AUTO PARTS & MACHINE CO INC (1200 W MAIN ST in PORT LAVACA, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))

Zip code 77979 marital status for males
Zip code 77979 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 64.7%Electricity
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 15,627. Population change in the 1990s: +1,168 (+7.5%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,223
  • Northeast: 294
  • Midwest: 583
  • South: 879
  • West: 387

61% of the 77979 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

89% of the 77979 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Port Lavaca, TX (77979)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 105
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 52
Here:

5.3%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 54
Here:

11.0%
Texas:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 81,512Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 61,383Management occupations
  • 52,427Education, training, and library occupations
  • 50,545Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 46,367Community and social service occupations
  • 46,156Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • KING FISHER, MARINE SERVICE, L (159 HWY 316 in PORT LAVACA, TX) : $171,286,159 in 293 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dredging, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Dredging, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Surface Mine Reclamation Facilities, and more by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $10,012,269; 2001: $19,217,925; 2002: $25,532,876; 2003: $17,179,984; 2004: $25,029,182; 2005: $45,937,975; 2006: $24,589,577.

    Biggest contracts:
    $9,677,610 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dredging. Signed on 2006-01-25. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $7,250,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dredging. Signed on 2002-11-04. Completion date: 2003-05-16.
    $5,000,000 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dredging. Signed on 2005-10-18. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $4,950,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-16. Completion date: 2005-08-30.
  • T W LAQUAY DREDGING, INC (619 BAYVIEW DR in PORT LAVACA, TX; small business) : $74,178,545 in 139 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dredging, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dams by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $1,540,200; 2002: $7,314,523; 2003: $9,011,248; 2004: $19,049,294; 2005: $35,911,374; 2006: $1,351,906.

    Biggest contracts:
    $4,811,966 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities. Signed on 2005-03-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $4,811,966 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities. Signed on 2005-03-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $4,127,390 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dredging. Signed on 2005-12-29. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $3,337,500, same as above. Signed on 2005-12-29. Completion date: 2006-02-28.
  • RLB CONTRACTING INC (410 BROADWAY ST in PORT LAVACA, TX; small business) : $15,599,797 in 26 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dredging, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Dredging by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $5,666,506; 2004: $2,810,307; 2005: $461,792; 2006: $6,661,192.

    Biggest contracts:
    $4,969,942 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Dredging. Signed on 2006-02-17. Completion date: 2005-06-22.
    $1,691,250, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-17. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $1,527,120 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities. Signed on 2003-04-18. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
    $1,280,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2003-12-31.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Construction: Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction (250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 4, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (100-249: 1, 20-49: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Engineering Services (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 130 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$80,6857$127,5119$192,9933$28,1233$23,4373$52,900
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$93,7402$50,5551$115,1700$00$02$50,555
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$33,4801$70,9806$54,9075$23,3020$01$48,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$152,6701$95,0801$39,5100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$325,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0008.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 77979
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 77979 - Value

2002 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2016 the average number of fires per year is 69. The highest number of fires - 128 took place in 2011, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 77979 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.1%), and Structure Fires (21.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 77979
    • 62961.1%Outside Fires
    • 21921.3%Structure Fires
    • 13513.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 474.6%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 77979, Texas

Most common first names in zip code 77979 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9576.8 years
John7074.2 years
William5870.5 years
James5673.9 years
Robert5068.4 years
Charles3773.4 years
Joe3371.2 years
Frank2971.4 years
Maria2576.0 years
Thomas2571.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 77979 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez3772.8 years
Garcia3666.1 years
Williams3264.7 years
Garza3172.9 years
Smith2874.2 years
Boyd2579.2 years
Martinez2372.3 years
Gonzales2374.4 years
Jones2072.8 years
Brown2070.1 years
Businesses in zip code 77979
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La Quinta1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless2SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen2T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx3UPS4
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Jones New York1YMCA1
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