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People

Total Population 3,197
Male Share of the Population 51.8%
Female Share of the Population 48.2%
Senior Citizens 20.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,309
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 59.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 38.7%
Median Earnings25+ $36,786
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,188
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,458

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,750
% Above Poverty Level 82.1%
% Below Poverty Level 17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.2%
Median Gross Rent $792
Median House Value $164,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 51.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.9%
Irish 6.1%

Laguna Vista Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NE of Brownsville, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles S of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Cameron
Metro Area Brownsville - Harlingen - San Benito
Standard Zip Codes 78578
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -97.29

Laguna Vista Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PORT ISABEL
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 52 to 67 F
Apr Temp 67 to 79 F
Jul Temp 78 to 89 F
Oct Temp 70 to 83 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches
Station HARLINGEN
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 64 to 84 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 64 to 85 F
Annual Precip 28.1 inches
Station MCALLEN MILLER INTL AP
Distance 58.9 miles
Jan Temp 50 to 70 F
Apr Temp 66 to 86 F
Jul Temp 76 to 96 F
Oct Temp 66 to 86 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bahia Mar (78578)

Isabel (78578)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brownsville 179,834 $36,046

Laguna Vista Public Libraries

Library
Laguna Vista Public Library
1300 PALM BLVD
Laguna Vista, Texas
(956) 943-7155

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