Hallettsville, TX Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,345. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,497 (+6.5% change)
Males: 1,064 (45.4%), Females: 1,281 (54.6%)

Lavaca County

Zip code: 77964

Median resident age: 39.5 years
Median household income: $25,089 (year 2000)
Median house value: $56,600 (year 2000)

Races in Hallettsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.4%)
  • Black (16.5%)
  • Hispanic (11.2%)
  • Other race (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (28.5%), Czech (21.6%), United States (11.2%), Irish (3.5%), English (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Elevation: 228 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hallettsville

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hallettsville city

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -518 (-18.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Hallettsville:

  • LAVACA MEDICAL CENTER (1400 NORTH TEXANA STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hallettsville:

  • YOAKUM COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; YOAKUM, TX)
  • COLORADO FAYETTE MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; WEIMAR, TX)
  • COLUMBUS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; COLUMBUS, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hallettsville:

  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 41 miles; VICTORIA, TX; ID: VCT)
  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 72 miles; AUSTIN, TX; ID: AUS)
  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 89 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; ID: CLL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hallettsville:

  • HALLETTSVILLE MUNI (about 5 miles; HALLETTSVILLE, TX; ID: 34R)
  • YOAKUM MUNI (about 17 miles; YOAKUM, TX; ID: T85)
  • FAYETTE REGIONAL AIR CENTER (about 32 miles; LA GRANGE, TX; ID: 3T5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hallettsville:

  • VICTORIA COLLEGE (about 45 miles; VICTORIA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,511)
  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 60 miles; WHARTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 63 miles; BRENHAM, TX; FT enrollment: 8,448)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; FT enrollment: 18,822)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 5,823)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 80 miles; AUSTIN, TX; FT enrollment: 46,503)

Schools

Public high school in Hallettsville:

  • HALLETTSVILLE H S (Students: 390; Location: 200 N RDG ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Hallettsville:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 313 SOUTH TEXANA ST; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hallettsville:

  • HALLETTSVILLE EL (Students: 336; Location: 200 N RDG ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • HALLETTSVILLE J H (Students: 290; Location: 410 S RUSSELL ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • VYSEHRAD EL (Students: 94; Location: 595 COUNTY RD 182; Grades: PK – 08)
  • EZZELL EL (Students: 82; Location: 20500 FM 531; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Hallettsville:

  • FRIENCH SIMPSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $72,026; Location: 705 E 4TH ST; 13,681 books; 322 audio materials; 1,427 video materials; 42 serial subscriptions)