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Texas > All counties > Harris County > La Porte City
La Porte, TX

City
Population 2000: 31,880
Square miles: 18.94
Metro area: Houston-Baytown



2000 CENSUS DATA
LA PORTE TX US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 11,685
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 2,454 21.0 32.8 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.58 2.50 2.36
Average number of rooms 4.24 3.87 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.41 1.29 1.19
Median year structure was built 1974 1977 1969
Median year householder moved in 1999 1999 1998
Median rent ($) 512 490 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 468 476 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 259 10.6 14.6 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 22 24 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 8,451 72.3 57.8 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 3.00 2.89 2.71
Average number of rooms 5.97 6.02 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.38 1.71 1.64
Median year structure was built 1980 1977 1971
Median year householder moved in 1993 1992 1991
Median value ($) 80,500 77,800 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 6,047 71.6 52.4 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 536 6.3 5.2 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 82,100 69,100 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 975 986 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 381 296 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

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