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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 2016: 17,677
Zip code population in 2010: 17,144
Zip code population in 2000: 16,795

Houses and condos: 7,995
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,084
% of renters here:

33%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 77979: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 341.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 132.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 52 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 77979
Zip code 77979 (Port Lavaca, Texas) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

1.3% ($1,571)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,863)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,100 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,225 (1.3%)

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Males: 8,881  (50.2%)
Females: 8,796  (49.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 77979:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 77979:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

Zip code 77979 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 77979

  • Zip code 77979 races chart
    • 6,973White population
    • 502Black population
    • 24American Indian population
    • 775Asian population
    • 4Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 12Some other race population
    • 116Two or more races population
    • 8,738Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 11,949
Rural population: 5,727

Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $116,429
77979:

$116,429
Texas:

$161,500



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in 77979 zip code as of October 23, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 77979 is 300 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

38.4 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.9 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 2016:
This zip code:

$57,376
Texas:

$56,565
Port Lavaca, TX (77979) map Nearest zip codes: 77978, 77969, 77983, 77991, 77982, 77977.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.4%
Texas:

53.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.8%
Texas:

5.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 748
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,586


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 214 (108 now married, 105 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,663 (1,644 now married, 2,014 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 77979 with a mortgage: 1,821 (11 second mortgage, 38 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,462

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,205
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $376

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

16.7%
Whole state:

15.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

10.7%
Whole state:

9.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
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

  • 79Built 2014 or later
  • 112Built 2010 to 2013
  • 804Built 2000 to 2009
  • 946Built 1990 to 1999
  • 1,495Built 1980 to 1989
  • 1,033Built 1970 to 1979
  • 1,549Built 1960 to 1969
  • 1,495Built 1950 to 1959
  • 233Built 1940 to 1949
  • 196Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 77979 population

Zip code 77979 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Port Lavaca, TX (77979)

  • 8no bedroom
  • 961 bedroom
  • 1,0212 bedrooms
  • 2,3673 bedrooms
  • 6014 bedrooms
  • 1285+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 77979 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Port Lavaca, TX (77979)

  • 99no bedroom
  • 2821 bedroom
  • 9262 bedrooms
  • 6933 bedrooms
  • 864 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 77979 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Port Lavaca, TX (77979) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 78no vehicle
  • 1,0381 vehicle
  • 1,8222 vehicles
  • 1,0593 vehicles
  • 2244 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 77979 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Port Lavaca, TX (77979) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 244no vehicle
  • 9561 vehicle
  • 7252 vehicles
  • 1223 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 77979 population

  • Zip code 77979 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 77979 household income distribution in 2016
  • 493Less than $10,000
  • 198$10,000 to $14,999
  • 314$15,000 to $19,999
  • 283$20,000 to $24,999
  • 320$25,000 to $29,999
  • 375$30,000 to $34,999
  • 310$35,000 to $39,999
  • 342$40,000 to $44,999
  • 195$45,000 to $49,999
  • 501$50,000 to $59,999
  • 696$60,000 to $74,999
  • 760$75,000 to $99,999
  • 820$100,000 to $124,999
  • 374$125,000 to $149,999
  • 129$150,000 to $199,999
  • 186$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 77979

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 77979
  • 59Less than $10,000
  • 89$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 20$20,000 to $24,999
  • 60$25,000 to $29,999
  • 68$30,000 to $34,999
  • 140$35,000 to $39,999
  • 126$40,000 to $49,999
  • 214$50,000 to $59,999
  • 225$60,000 to $69,999
  • 387$70,000 to $79,999
  • 130$80,000 to $89,999
  • 235$90,000 to $99,999
  • 418$100,000 to $124,999
  • 434$125,000 to $149,999
  • 234$150,000 to $174,999
  • 227$175,000 to $199,999
  • 308$200,000 to $249,999
  • 183$250,000 to $299,999
  • 205$300,000 to $399,999
  • 129$400,000 to $499,999
  • 46$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 77979

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 77979
  • 30$100 to $149
  • 29$150 to $199
  • 67$200 to $249
  • 27$250 to $299
  • 216$300 to $349
  • 79$350 to $399
  • 78$400 to $449
  • 87$450 to $499
  • 131$500 to $549
  • 204$550 to $599
  • 105$600 to $649
  • 75$650 to $699
  • 93$700 to $749
  • 101$750 to $799
  • 187$800 to $899
  • 11$900 to $999
  • 37$1,000 to $1,249
  • 121$1,250 to $1,499
  • 54$3,000 to $3,499
  • 244No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $756.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $241,751.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $143,079
  • Black or African American householders: $88,468
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $48,057
  • Asian householders: $208,174
  • Some other race householders: $82,570
  • Two or more races householders: $88,687
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $91,090

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $116,429
77979:

$116,429
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,749 - $190,336

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,027
  • One, attached: 77
  • Two: 65
  • 3 or 4: 388
  • 5 to 9: 122
  • 10 to 19: 116
  • 20 to 49: 52
  • 50 or more: 148
  • Mobile homes: 921
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 49

Unemployment: 5.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 77979

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 77979
  • 80.1%6,421Drove a car alone
  • 12.7%1,021Carpooled
  • 0.4%32Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.2%93Walked
  • 0.4%35Other means
  • 5.1%412Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 77979

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 77979
  • 302Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,2185 to 9 minutes
  • 1,35210 to 14 minutes
  • 1,79515 to 19 minutes
  • 1,03220 to 24 minutes
  • 36425 to 29 minutes
  • 68430 to 34 minutes
  • 5135 to 39 minutes
  • 3140 to 44 minutes
  • 28345 to 59 minutes
  • 15260 to 89 minutes
  • 26390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,474
  • In family households: 15,224 (2,136 male householders, 2,252 female householders)
    3,240 spouses, 5,826 children (5,224 natural, 166 adopted, 437 stepchildren), 358 grandchildren, 228 brothers or sisters, 241 parents, 436 other relatives, 307 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,235 (1,117 male householders (924 living alone)), 828 female householders (801 living alone)), 283 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 207 (151 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,885 2-persons, 887 3-persons, 856 4-persons, 385 5-persons, 224 6-persons, 145 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,725 1-person, 215 2-persons

2,749 married couples with children.
1,218 single-parent households (119 men, 1,099 women).

69.0% of residents of 77979 zip code speak English at home.
25.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% very well, 16% well, 10% not well, 3% not at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
4.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (27% very well, 42% well, 27% not well, 3% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (28% very well, 72% well).

Foreign born population: 1,861 (10.5%)
(39.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

10.5%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 20%Hong Kong
  • 7%Singapore
  • 5%Malaysia
  • 4%Bangladesh
  • 2%France
  • 0%Bulgaria
  • 0%Pakistan

Most common first ancestries reported in 77979 (%)

  • 6%German
  • 5%American
  • 3%English
  • 2%Czech
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%European
  • 1%British

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3532010 or later
  • 6772000 to 2009
  • 3151990 to 1999
  • 661Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 77979 population

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: 6.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 64%Electricity
  • 26%Utility gas
  • 7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%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: 13,380
  • Northeast: 294
  • Midwest: 663
  • South: 888
  • West: 411

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.

86% of the 77979 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 71
Here:

3.4%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

2.7%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

2.7%
Texas:

15.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 65,091Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 61,541Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 55,857Production occupations
  • 55,715Business and financial operations occupations
  • 53,122Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 53,065Construction and extraction occupations
Note: State values scaled to 77979 population

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 Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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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