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La Vernia, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of La Vernia had a population of 1,150 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for La Vernia is located at latitude 29.3531 and longitude -98.1258 in Wilson County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Vernia (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wilson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 489 feet.

The City of La Vernia (GNIS ID: 2411585) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of La Vernia is located within La Vernia Division of Wilson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Vernia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Vernia: Live Oak Grove, Post Oak.

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La Vernia, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,150
Population in Households 1,137
Population in Familes 998
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 481
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 452
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 344
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 370 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $180,263
Average Home Value $196,612


Median Household Income $75,121
Average Household Income $86,281
Per Capita Income $31,589
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.72% 1.78%
Households 1.69% 1.75%
Families 3.11% 1.69%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

La Vernia, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Vernia to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 940 46th
Population Density1 # 1186 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 1122 36th
Median Household Income # 194 89th
Per Capita Income # 277 84th

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