La Porte, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,685 housing units in La Porte. This represents a 17.2% growth from 9,966 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 11,437 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 248 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in La Porte is about 77.5%. La Porte's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.7%. Average household size is 2.9 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in La Porte were built after 1979.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom8.90%
Two Bedrooms16.70%
Three Bedrooms51.90%
Four Bedrooms19%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3
Median year structure was built1980
Median Value of occupied units$82,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$82,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.58
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$468

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage2.90%
Home Equity Loan3.80%
Simple Mortgage72.30%
Debt Free20.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.5%