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People

Total Population 2,562
Male Share of the Population 51.9%
Female Share of the Population 48.1%
Senior Citizens 9.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,241
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 64.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,191
% Above Poverty Level 84.7%
% Below Poverty Level 15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 14.2%
Median Gross Rent $726
Median House Value $122,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.9%
US/American 0%
English 13.6%
Irish 10.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lavaca Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles E of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 116 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Sebastian
Metro Area Fort Smith
Standard Zip Codes 72941
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.336
Longitude -94.173

Lavaca 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 FORT SMITH RGNL AP
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
Station BOONEVILLE 3 SSE
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station OZARK
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alma 5,537 $52,204
Barling 4,738 $46,186
Charleston 2,638 $45,772
Dyer 725 $51,382
Greenwood 9,283 $75,395

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Lavaca High Schools

LAVACA HIGH SCHOOL
704 SOUTH DAVIS
479-674-5612
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 259 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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