Demographics
Health Needs
Facilities
Workforce
Health Behaviors
SDOH
Texas Map

Demographics

By Race and Ethnicity

show data

Lavaca

NH White:
73.9
%
Hispanic:
18.5
%
NH Black:
6.3
%
NH Asian:
0.4
%
American Indian and Alaska Native:
0
%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander:
0
%
NH Other:
0
%
NH Two or more races:
0.9
%

Texas

NH White:
42.3
%
Hispanic:
39.2
%
NH Black:
11.7
%
NH Asian:
4.6
%
American Indian and Alaska Native:
0.2
%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander:
0.1
%
NH Other:
0.2
%
NH Two or more races:
1.7
%

By Educational Attainment

show data

Lavaca

Less than High School:
14.7
%
High School:
41.2
%
Some College:
27.4
%
College +:
16.7
%

Texas

Less than High School:
16.8
%
High School:
25
%
Some College:
28.9
%
College +:
29.3
%

By Gender

show data

Lavaca

Male:
48.6
%
Female:
51.4
%

Texas

Male:
49.7
%
Female:
50.3
%

Lavaca

Male:
48.6
%
Female:
51.4
%

Texas

Male:
49.7
%
Female:
50.3
%
43.5
Years

Median Age

34.4 yrs in Texas
11.2%

Uninsured Adults

17.4% in Texas
11.6%

Uninsured Children

11.1% in Texas
11.7%

Poverty Rate

15.5% in Texas
81%

Rural Population

15% in Texas
$53,021

Median Household Income

$59,570 in Texas

Health Needs

9.6%

Preterm births
12.2% in Texas

N/A

Infant mortality rate*
6 in Texas
* per 1,000 live births

28%

Births to woman receiving late or no prenatal care
35% in Texas
1,077

Cases*

795,126
36

Deaths**

16,558
cases from 03/04 - 10/12
deaths from 03/07 - 10/11
17.2
%

Diabetes

10.9% in Texas
149.1

HIV Prevalence

392.7 in Texas
per 100,000 ages 13 & above
40.4
%

Obesity

33.6% in Texas

Top causes of ED utilization

  1. Chest pain, unspecified
  2. Streptococcal pharyngitis
  3. Urinary tract infection, site not specified
In Texas
  1. Urinary tract infection, site not specified
  2. Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified
  3. Other chest pain

46.8

Heart disease hospitalization**
43 in Texas

6,767

PQI rate*
4,656 in Texas

40

%
Flu Vaccination
46% in Texas
*per 100,000 Medicare beneficiaries
**per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries

Mortality rate by cause

All-cause mortality rate for

Lavaca

county is

782.1

per 100,000 compared to 737.5 in Texas.

186.4

Heart Disease

169.7

35.7

Stroke

41.5

159.6

Cancer

147.8

19.5

Drug/Alcohol

18.1

N/A

Suicide

12.9

32.1

Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease

40.3

Primary Care Facilities

Rate of healthcare facilities per 100,000

0.0

Primary Care
Medical Homes
0 in Texas

0.0

CMS Innovation Models
0.9 in Texas

0.0

School Based
Health Centers
0.3 in Texas

0.0

Chemical Dependency Treatment Facilities
2.7 in Texas

0.0

Mental Health
Facilities
1.2 in Texas

0.0

Federal Qualified
Health Center
0 in Texas

Workforce

Rate of healthcare professionals per 100,000
Lavaca
County
Texas 
Direct Patient Care Physician
Primary Care Physician
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Registered Nurses
Community Health Worker
Psychiatrists
Psychologist
Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
Dentist

Health Behaviors

18%
Excessive Alcohol Consumption
20% in Texas
31%
Physical Inactivity
24% in Texas
13%
Smoking
16% in Texas

Social Determinants of Health

28.3
minutes
Mean travel time to work
26.4 in Texas
8.20%
Food stamps in the past 12 months
12.2% in Texas
73%
Internet Access
79% in Texas
7.7
ppm
Air Quality
7.4ppm in Texas
154
Violent Crime Rate (per 100,000)
420 in Texas
7.20%
Overcrowded Housing
4.8% in Texas
$709
Median Gross Rent
$998 in Texas
5.9
Victims of child abuse (per 1,000 children)
9.1 in Texas