La Vernia, Texas

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La Vernia, Texas

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High Points

La Vernia strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

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Comparative Profile of La Vernia, Texas

Comparing La Vernia to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Racial Diversity 8 3
Age of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 5
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 8
College Educated Adults 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 7
People Above Poverty 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Working at Home 4 5
Short Commute Times 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Affordability of Rents 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
People Living Alone 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 6 8
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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La Vernia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 23 miles E of San Antonio, Texas
County Wilson
Metro Area San Antonio
Standard Zip Codes 78121
Phone Area Codes 830
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.356
Longitude -98.115

La Vernia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 63 F
Apr Temp 57 to 81 F
Jul Temp 74 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 83 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches
Station NIXON
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 58 to 82 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 63 F
Apr Temp 57 to 80 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 60 to 83 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
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La Vernia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 931 100%
Male 419 45%
Female 512 55%
Under 18 234 25.1%
18+ 697 74.9%
65+ 219 23.5%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 3.08
White 861 92.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 6 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.8%
Other 39 4.2%
Mixed Race 17 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 186 20%

Estimated La Vernia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,087
Growth 156
Growth % 16.8%

La Vernia Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 33%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.5%
US/American 11.7%
Polish 7.2%
English 6.9%
Irish 5%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Norwegian 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Czech 1.1%
Dutch 1%
Italian 0.8%
Scottish 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, La Vernia, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lavernia (78121)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
La Vernia 931 $46,912
China Grove 1,247 $73,125
Elmendorf 664 $36,875
Floresville 5,868 $34,482
Marion 1,099 $40,625
St. Hedwig 1,875 $58,603
Stockdale 1,398 $39,667
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La Vernia High Schools (2004)

225 F M 775
Serves 725 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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