La Porte, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 31,880. Estimated population in 2021: 33,136 (+3.9% change)
Males: 15,817 (49.6%), Females: 16,063 (50.4%)

Harris County

Zip codes: 77571.

Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $55,810
Median house value: $82,100

Races in La Porte:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.7%)
  • Hispanic (20.5%)
  • Other race (8.5%)
  • Black (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.1%), Irish (8.9%), United States (8.7%), English (7.8%), French (4.7%), Italian (2.2%).

Land area: 18.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in La Porte

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Porte city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

5.7% Foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,826 (+13.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near La Porte:

  • CHRISTUS ST JOHN HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; NASSAU BAY, TX)
  • BAYCOAST MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; BAYTOWN, TX)
  • SAN JACINTO METHODIST HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; BAYTOWN, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Porte:

  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 16 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 29 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Porte:

  • LA PORTE MUNI (about 1 miles; LA PORTE, TX; Abbreviation: T41)
  • BAYTOWN (about 11 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Abbreviation: HPY)
  • BAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY (about 14 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T95)
Amtrak station near La Porte:

  • 15 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Porte:

  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 8 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 14 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 15 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 23 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)

Schools

Public high school in La Porte:

  • LA PORTE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,252; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in La Porte:

  • LEO RIZZUTO EL (Students: 695; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LA PORTE J H (Students: 641; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • LA PORTE EL (Students: 637; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LOMAX EL (Students: 610; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • COLLEGE PARK EL (Students: 591; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BAKER J H (Students: 585; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: 06 – 06)
  • JENNIE REID EL (Students: 551; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LOMAX J H (Students: 526; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • BAYSHORE EL (Students: 511; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DEWALT ALTER (Students: 89; Location: 301 E FAIRMONT PKWY; Grades: 06 – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in La Porte:

  • BEACON SCHOOL & CHILD CARE CEN (Students: 17; Location: 402 DWIRE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • BAY AREA ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: 200 SO. FIRST; Grades: 1 – 8)

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