77979 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to PORT LAVACA, TX 77979

77979 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in Port Lavaca, Texas. The population is racially diverse, and mostly married couples. At $90,800 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Victoria metro area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $52,276/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 77979 is $40,672.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 77979 earn an average of $35,142/year. Women earn only $20,413/year.

6,686 people in 77979 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 77979? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 18.8 minutes.

The median age here is 37. There are 8,620 men and 8,524 women. The median age for men is 36 while for women the median age is 38.

To give you a sense of the community, 9,194 people (out of the 17,144 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 6,358 homes, and 530 businesses every day. 142 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

77979 Zip code is located in the Central time zone at 29 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Shiraz, Iran!) and -97 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 17 feet above sea level.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 17,144
  • White Population: 14,089
  • Black Population: 632
  • Hispanic Population: 8,738
  • Asian Population: 819
  • Hawaiian Population: 19
  • Indian Population: 144
  • Male Population: 8,620
  • Female Population: 8,524
  • Median Age: 37
  • Median Age of Males: 36
  • Median Age of Females: 38
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: West South Central
  • State: Texas
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Victoria TX
  • County: Calhoun
  • City: Port Lavaca
  • Longitude: -96.6
  • Latitude: 28.6
  • Elevation: 17 feet above sea level
  • Area code: 361
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 6,584
  • Drive alone: 5,279
  • Carpool: 1,039
  • Public transit: 17
  • Ride bikes or walk: 142

  • Average commute time: 18.8 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 418
  •    5 - 9: 1,121
  •    10 - 14: 1,530
  •    15 - 19: 1,265
  •    20 - 24: 840
  •    25 - 29: 145
  •    30 - 34: 643
  •    35 - 39: 73
  •    40 - 44: 86
  •    45 - 59: 245
  •    60 - 89: 79
  •    90 plus: 139
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $90,800
  • Average Annual Household Income: $45,284
  • Businesses: 314
  • Employees: 4,224
  • Annual Payroll: $178,250,000
  • Average Family Income: $52,276
  • Median Family Income: $36,397
  • Average Income for Men: $35,142
  • Average Income for Women: $20,413
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 057
  • State FIPS Code: 48

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Schools in 77979 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Harrison/Jefferson/Madison Complex
605 N Commerce St
Port Lavaca, TX 77979
(361) 552-5253
Jackson/Roosevelt Complex
1512 Jackson St
Port Lavaca, TX 77979
(361) 552-3317
Middle Schools
Travis Middle
705 N Nueces St
Port Lavaca, TX 77979
(361) 552-3784
High Schools
Hope H S
300 Alcoa Dr, #12
Port Lavaca, TX 77979
(361) 552-7084
Other Schools
Calhoun H S
201 Sandcrab Blvd
Port Lavaca, TX 77979
(361) 552-3775
J J A E P
300 Alcoa Dr #12
Port Lavaca, TX 77979
(361) 552-7084

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Sex Offender Information

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In the 77979 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/DPS_WEB/SorNew/index.aspx. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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