Lavaca, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Lavaca, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Lavaca had a population of 2,425 as of July 1, 2018. Lavaca ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lavaca is located at latitude 35.3303 and longitude -94.1829 in Sebastian County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lavaca (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sebastian County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 423 feet.

The City of Lavaca (GNIS ID: 2404893) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lavaca is located within Township of Big Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sebastian County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lavaca: Military Grove, Oak Bower.

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Lavaca, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,425
Population in Households 2,425
Population in Familes 2,101
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,112
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $51,298
Average Household Income $66,018
Per Capita Income $24,845


Total Housing Units 995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 697 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $124,904
Average Home Value $131,994


Total Households 904
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 689
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.7% 0.62%
Households 0.78% 0.66%
Families 0.62% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Lavaca, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lavaca to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 124 77th
Population Density # 51 91st
Diversity Index # 351 35th
Median Household Income # 80 85th
Per Capita Income # 119 78th

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