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City of Lago Vista
City
House in Lago Vista
House in Lago Vista
Location in the state of Texas
Location in the state of Texas
Travis County LagoVista.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Travis
Area
 • Total 15.2 sq mi (39.4 km2)
 • Land 14.6 sq mi (37.8 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)  3.95%
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,268
 • Density 640/sq mi (250/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78645
Area code(s) 512
FIPS code 48-40264
GNIS feature ID 1360825
Website [1]

Lago Vista is a city in Travis County, Texas, United States. The population was 6,041 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Lago Vista is located on the north shore of Lake Travis, 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Austin. Farm to Market 1431 (FM 1431) is the main east-west highway for Lago Vista.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.2 square miles (39.4 km2), of which, 14.6 square miles (37.8 km2) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) of it (3.95%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 2,199
2000 4,507 105.0%
2010 6,041 34.0%
Est. 2015 6,550 8.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,507 people, 1,944 households, and 1,364 families residing in the city. The population density was 517.3 people per square mile (199.8/km2). There were 2,155 housing units at an average density of 247.4/sq mi (95.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.01% White, 0.84% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 2.44% from other races, and 1.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.88% of the population.

There were 1,944 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the city, the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $57,527, and the median income for a family was $62,114. Males had a median income of $48,550 versus $29,929 for females. The per capita income for the city was $28,438. About 2.1% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 1.1% of those age 65 or over.


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