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Population (year 2000): 18,667. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,323 (-1.8% change)
Males: 9,092 (48.7%), Females: 9,575 (51.3%)

Matagorda County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $30,446 (year 2000)
Median house value: $62,900 (year 2000)

Bay City, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Bay City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (46.1%)
  • Hispanic (34.7%)
  • Black (17.3%)
  • Other race (16.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (10.2%), Irish (6.4%), English (6.3%), United States (5.1%), Czech (2.8%), French (2.0%).City, Texas

Elevation: 56 feet

Land area: 8.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Bay City

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bay City city

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

11.0% Foreign born (10.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -123 (-0.7%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Land, TX (49.1 miles Sugar pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (67.2 miles www.realestate.u-i-x.com )

Nearest cities: Vleck, TX (5.8 miles Van TX (7.2 miles Markham, TX Sweeny, (18.7 miles TX (19.2 miles Blessing, TX (19.8 miles Boling-Iago, Columbia, TX (24.5 miles West Peach Village, TX (24.5 miles Wild TX Wharton, (25.0 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $63,200
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $143,400

Latitude: 28.98 N, Longitude: 95.96 W

Area code: 979

Bay City, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.4%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.3%), Retail trade (11.9%), Construction (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -842 (-4.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,866 (52.9%)

Crime in Bay City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 3 1 0 0 3
    per 100,000 5.4 16.1 5.4 0.0 0.0 16.1
Rapes 1 2 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 5.4 10.7 0.0 0.0 5.4 0.0
Robberies 25 25 22 31 44 29
    per 100,000 133.9 133.9 117.9 166.1 235.7 155.4
Assaults 53 77 65 76 91 90
    per 100,000 283.9 412.5 348.2 407.1 487.5 482.1
Burglaries 300 293 259 256 243 225
    per 100,000 1607.1 1569.6 1387.5 1371.4 1301.8 1205.3
Thefts 776 968 770 777 899 818
    per 100,000 4157.1 5185.6 4124.9 4162.4 4816.0 4382.1
Auto thefts 28 50 37 41 22 31
    per 100,000 150.0 267.9 198.2 219.6 117.9 166.1
395.2 481.8 388.3 411.3 463.5 432.0

Average climate in Bay City, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bay City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Bay City city center injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/20/1967, a category 3 tornado 26.2 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Cedric Woodard - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Sep 5, 1977), Ronnie Heard - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Oct 5, 1976), Mal Whitfield - (born 1924), athlete, Joe DeLoach - (born 1967), athlete.

Main business address for: EVANS SYSTEMS INC (WHOLESALE-PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS & TERMINALS).


Hospital/medical center in Bay City:
  • MATAGORDA GENERAL HOSPITAL (1115 AVE G)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bay City:
  • SWEENY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; SWEENY, TX)
  • GULF COAST MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; WHARTON, TX)
  • PALACIOS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; PALACIOS, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bay City:
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 37 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 66 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • VICTORIA REGIONAL (about 67 miles; VICTORIA, TX; ID: VCT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bay City:
  • FEHMEL DUSTING SERVICE (about 3 miles; BAY CITY, TX; ID: T84)
  • BAY CITY MUNI (about 8 miles; BAY CITY, TX; ID: BYY)
  • LACKEY AVIATION (about 19 miles; WHARTON, TX; ID: 94R)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4 $10,488 $31,464 0 $0
Other Government Administration 6 $19,999 $39,998 5 $863
Judicial and Legal 7 $13,714 $23,509 2 $797
Police Protection - Officers 48 $129,672 $32,418 3 $1,125
Firefighters 4 $7,534 $22,602 1 $255
Fire - Other 1 $2,914 $34,968 0 $0
Streets and Highways 23 $40,758 $21,265 0 $0
Airports 0 $0   3 $3,576
Sewerage 3 $9,150 $36,600 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 9 $19,399 $25,865 3 $1,645
Other and Unallocable 12 $30,234 $30,234 0 $0
Water Supply 24 $52,463 $26,231 0 $0
Totals for Government 141 $336,324 $28,623 17 $8,260
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bay City:
  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 25 miles; WHARTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,124)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; ALVIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 66 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 67 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,808)
Public high school in Bay City:
  • BAY CITY H S (Students: 1,258; Location: 400 7TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bay City:
  • BAY CITY J H (Students: 667; Location: 1507 SYCAMORE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • TENIE HOLMES EL (Students: 582; Location: 3200 5TH ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • MCALLISTER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 4100 HIRAM BRANDON DR; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • ROBERTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 457; Location: 1212 WHITSON ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • BAY CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 419; Location: 2417 16TH ST; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • CHERRY EL (Students: 339; Location: 2509 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • MATAGORDA CO J J A E P (Students: 16; Location: 1301 LIVE OAK; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Bay City:
  • HOLY CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 2001 KATY AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Bay City:
  • BAY CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $378,292; Location: 1100 7TH ST; 72,211 books; 1,808 audio materials; 4,085 video materials; 128 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Bay City: Matagorda County Museum (A), Matagorda County Courthouse (B).

Cemeteries: East End Cemetery (1), Bay City Cemetery (2).


Bay City compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Bay City:
  • DKFCC (1270 AM; 3 kW; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: CHAMELEON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Bay City:
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • K212FE (90.3 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KZRC (92.5 FM; MARKHAM, TX; Owner: LBR ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KJOJ-FM (103.3 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMKS (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: SANDLIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KROY (99.7 FM; PALACIOS, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around Bay City:
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

 

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