La Porte, Harris County, Texas

La Porte: City in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America


La Porte is a city located in the county of Harris in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 33,800 and a population density of 1,054 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 35,775 inhabitants.

The city was created 191 years ago in 1831.

Quick Facts about La Porte

Population : 35,775 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Harris County
Phone Area Codes : 219
Area : 32.05 km2
Altitude : 814 feet / 248 meters
Capital city : La Porte is capital of LaPorte County
Establishment : January 01, 1832 (191 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:28:39 (8th June 2023)
Postal code : 77571
Density : 1,116 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.52% (2010-2020)
Laporte County Indiana courthouse 2 image
Laporte County Indiana courthouse 2
Laporte County Indiana courthouse 2 image


La Porte is located at 29°39'57"N 95°1'10"W (29.6657800, -95.0193700).

La Porte map


The population of La Porte increased by 5.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 33,800 - census
2011 34,183 1.12% estimation process
2012 34,550 1.06% estimation process
2013 34,825 0.79% estimation process
2014 35,186 1.03% estimation process
2015 35,339 0.43% estimation process
2016 35,397 0.16% estimation process
2017 35,373 -0.07% estimation process
2018 35,220 -0.43% estimation process
2019 34,976 -0.7% estimation process
2020 35,775 2.23% estimation process

La Porte zip code is 77571. County name: Harris, County fips: 48201

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People born in La Porte (33)

People born in La Porte, including politician Chuck Baldwin, politician A. Piatt Andrew, actress and model Ashley Hinshaw, .


  • Scott Skiles (American basketball coach and former player) he was born in 05/03/1964
  • Daniel Edwards (American artist) he was born in 01/01/1965
  • Harold W. Handley (American politician (1909-1972)) he was born in 27/11/1909
  • Rose Clark (American photographer (1852-1942)) she was born in 01/01/1852
  • Brian Ebersole (American martial artist) he was born in 27/11/1980
  • William Scholl (American foot doctor and businessman) he was born in 22/06/1882
  • Ron Reed (American baseball player) he was born in 02/11/1942
  • William Goering (American fencer) he was born in 16/07/1932
  • Anthony Meindl (American actor) he was born in 14/01/1968
  • Tom Nowatzke (American football player) he was born in 30/09/1942
  • Don Hanski (Major League Baseball player) he was born in 27/02/1916
  • Doug Schreiber (Baseball player and coach) he was born in 25/08/1963
  • Douglas J. Moo (biblical scholar) he was born in 15/03/1950
  • Douglass Parker (American academic) he was born in 27/05/1927
  • Edgar Garbisch (American football player) he was born in 01/01/1899
  • Emerson Spartz (American businessman) he was born in 17/02/1987
  • Hazel Harrison (American musician) she was born in 12/05/1883
  • Jerry Jasinowski (American businessman) he was born in 04/01/1939

Schools in La Porte

College & universities near La Porte, TX

Code Name City ZIP
226204 Lee College Baytown (TX) 77520
227979 San Jacinto Community College Pasadena (TX) 77505
225414 University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston (TX) 77058-1002
228866 Texas Chiropractic College Foundation Inc Pasadena (TX) 77505-1699
451857 Remington College-Houston Southeast Campus Webster (TX) 77598

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near La Porte, TX

Code Name Address Type
HOS Houston 902 Washington Ave. RAIL
HOG Houston, TX 2121 Main Street BUS
GLS Galveston (Texas Eagle Bus), Texas 25th St. and Strand St. BUS
BMT Beaumont 2555 W. Cedar Street RAIL
PVW Prairie View, TX 44814 US Highway 290 Business \r\n BUS

Post offices near La Porte

Post Office Name City ZIP
La Por Post Office La Porte (TX) 77571

Other cities in Harris County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Harris County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Houston 2,316,120 County seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population
Pasadena 149,440 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Baytown 77,288 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Atascocita 65,844 Census designated place
Spring 54,298 Census-designated place in Harris County, Texas, United States
Channelview 38,289 Census designated place
Deer Park 32,913 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Katy 23,889 City in Texas, United States; within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area
Cloverleaf 22,942 Census designated place
Bellaire 18,906 Village in Belmont County, Ohio, United States
Brownwood 18,208 City in Texas, United States of America
South Houston 17,446 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Aldine 15,869 Census designated place
Humble 15,539 City in Texas
West University Place 15,496 City in Harris County, Texas, U.
Seabrook 13,879 City in Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

La Porte distances to largest Texas cities