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Bay City, Matagorda County, Texas

Bay City is a city in Matagorda County, Texas. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 17,368. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.5 square miles. An elevation is 56 feet (17.06 m) above sea level. The population density was 2,043 people per square mile. The median age was 34.7 years (Texas state median age was 34.4 years). For every 100 females there were 104 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
17,368 residents
Population Change
-7% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
34.7 years (State: 34.4)
Below the Poverty Line
25.8% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
8,841 residents
Population Females
8,527 residents
Population Urban
99% of residents
Population Rural
1% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
9.8% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
+115 (+0.6%)
Live and Work in the City
4,432 (55.2%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
7% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Bay City Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Bay City Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Bay City Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $98,576 (State: $152,000)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$37,776 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $236 – $426
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              79 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $2,067 (1.80%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,367 (1.60%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $40,909 (State: $55,653)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$10,463 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$6,393 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Wharton County Junior College
                      about 25 miles
                      Wharton, TX
                      Full-time enrollment: 5,009
                    • Brazosport College
                      about 34 miles
                      Lake Jackson, TX
                      FT enrollment: 2,573
                    • Alvin Community College
                      about 53 miles
                      Alvin, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,953
                    • Houston Baptist University
                      about 57 miles
                      Houston, TX
                      FT enrollment: 2,340
                    • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
                      about 61 miles
                      Houston, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,023
                    • The Art Institute of Houston
                      about 61 miles
                      Houston, TX
                      FT enrollment: 2,429
                    • Rice University
                      about 62 miles
                      Houston, TX
                      FT enrollment: 6,713

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • BAY CITY H S
                      Students: 846
                      Location: 400 7TH ST
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • TENIE HOLMES EL
                      Students: 534
                      Location: 3200 5TH ST
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • CHERRY EL
                      Students: 296
                      Location: 2509 8TH ST
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • BAY CITY J H
                      Students: 238
                      Location: 1507 SYCAMORE
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • ROBERTS EL
                      Location: 1212 WHITSON ST
                      Grades: KG-5

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC SCHOOL
                      Students: 113
                      Location: 2001 KATY AVE
                      Grades: KG-6
                    Bay City Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    58 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    37 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    2.14 policemen (State: 2.09)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Bay City Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              5 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.36 (State: 1.47)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              8 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              2.17 (State: 1.11)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              26 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              7.05 (State: 3.95)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              27 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              7.33 (State: 6.13)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Bay City

                              • MATAGORDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
                                Government – Hospital District or Authority
                                provides emergency services
                                104 7TH STREET
                              • BAY VILLA HEALTHCARE CENTER
                                1800 13TH ST
                              • MATAGORDA HOUSE HEALTHCARE CENTER
                                700 12TH ST
                                4521 AVE F
                              • SEA BREEZE REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTE
                                4521 AVENUE F
                              • BAY CITY REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER
                                200 MEDICAL CENTER COURT
                                SUITE 200
                              • MATAGORDA RENAL DIALYSIS CENTER
                                1105 AVE H
                              • ANGELS CARE HOME HEALTH
                                2803 7TH STREET
                              • BETHANY HOME HEALTH SERVICES
                                3600 AVENUE F SUITE C & D

                              Airports & Heliports in Bay City

                              • Bay City Municipal Airport
                              • Fehmel Dusting Service Airport
                              • Cig 809 Heliport
                              • Matagorda Regional Medical Center Heliport

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Bay City by Race (According to 2015)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)


                                        Natural Disasters in Bay City

                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Tornadoes Average Activity
                                          15% (Greater then US)
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          89% (Smaller then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          18 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          12 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          6 pc.
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                                          ZIP Codes for Bay City: 77414
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