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Population (year 2000): 8,651. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,800 (+1.7% change)
Males: 4,247 (49.1%), Females: 4,404 (50.9%)

Orange County

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Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $42,045 (year 2000)
Median house value: $70,000 (year 2000)

Bridge City, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Bridge City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.6%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)

Ancestries: French (16.4%), United States (15.2%), German (12.6%), Irish (8.5%), English (8.4%), French Canadian (6.7%).City, Texas forum

Land area: 5.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Bridge City

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridge City city

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

2.8% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +482 (+5.9%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arthur, TX Port (12.3 miles www.TexasHomesites.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (107.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Orange, TX West (6.8 miles TX (7.0 miles Pinehurst, TX Orange, (7.7 miles TX (7.8 miles Groves, Neches, TX (8.9 miles Port TX Nederland, (11.4 miles Arthur, TX Port (12.3 miles Gardens, TX (12.4 miles Central


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 25 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $332,200
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $332,200
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $131,500

Latitude: 30.03 N, Longitude: 93.84 W

Area code: 409

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.8%), Educational,health and social services (16.2%), Retail trade (12.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -928 (-10.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 922 (24.6%)

Crime in Bridge City by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 4 0 0
    per 100,000 11.6 46.2 0.0 0.0
Robberies 4 5 6 5
    per 100,000 46.2 57.8 69.4 57.8
Assaults 16 33 19 20
    per 100,000 184.9 381.5 219.6 231.2
Burglaries 59 70 87 60
    per 100,000 682.0 809.2 1005.7 693.6
Thefts 177 182 216 121
    per 100,000 2046.0 2103.8 2496.8 1398.7
Auto thefts 16 18 9 11
    per 100,000 184.9 208.1 104.0 127.2
199.9 269.6 243.3 178.2

Average climate in Bridge City, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bridge City-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Bridge City city center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/11/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Bridge City:
  • MEMORIAL HERMAN BAPTIST HOSP ORANGE (about 7 miles; ORANGE, TX)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; GROVES, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST MARY HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; PORT ARTHUR, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bridge City:
  • SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL (about 14 miles; BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, TX; ID: BPT)
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 44 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: LCH)
  • CHENNAULT INTL (about 51 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: CWF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bridge City:
  • ORANGE COUNTY (about 4 miles; ORANGE, TX; ID: ORG)
  • BEAUMONT MUNI (about 25 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; ID: BMT)
  • SOUTHLAND FIELD (about 34 miles; SULPHUR, LA; ID: L75)

Amtrak station near Bridge City:
  • 20 miles: BEAUMONT (2555 W. CEDAR ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

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
Welfare 0 $0   2 $1,165
Streets and Highways 10 $24,919 $29,902 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $14,110 $24,188 2 $1,698
Police Protection - Officers 12 $54,044 $54,044 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $7,950 $31,800 0 $0
Local Libraries 0 $0   4 $3,764
Water Supply 9 $27,099 $36,132 1 $516
Other Government Administration 4 $14,218 $42,654 7 $1,882
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,313 $25,878 3 $4,107
Sewerage 3 $7,488 $29,952 0 $0
Totals for Government 50 $154,141 $36,993 19 $13,131
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridge City:
  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 19 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,888)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; FT enrollment: 6,460)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 79 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 94 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 94 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 94 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 101 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,513)
Public high school in Bridge City:
  • BRIDGE CITY H S (Students: 772; Location: 300 BOWER DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bridge City:
  • BRIDGE CITY INT (Students: 606; Location: 1029 W ROUND BUNCH RD; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • HATTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 430; Location: 1035 W ROUND BUNCH RD; Grades: PK - 03)
  • BRIDGE CITY MIDDLE (Students: 392; Location: 300 BOWER DR; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SIMS EL (Students: 389; Location: 425 ROBERTS; Grades: PK - 03)
Library in Bridge City:
  • BRIDGE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $78,532; Location: 101 PARKSIDE DR; 17,114 books; 271 audio materials; 1,097 video materials; 56 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: The W H Stark Home (A).

Churches in Bridge City include: Church of Christ (A), Circle Drive Baptist Church (B), Saint Mark Lutheran Church (C), Saint Paul United Methodist Church (D), Second Baptist Church (E), Orangefield Pentecostal Church (F).


Bridge City compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Bridge City:
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOGT (1600 AM; 1 kW; ORANGE, TX; Owner: G-CAP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUHD (1150 AM; 1 kW; PORT NECHES, TX; Owner: VISION LATINABROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOLE (1340 AM; 1 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: CITYGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Bridge City:
  • KCOL-FM (92.5 FM; GROVES, TX; Owner: VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYKZ (96.1 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBIU (103.7 FM; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZWA (104.9 FM; MOSS BLUFF, LA; Owner: B & C BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K277AG (103.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Bridge City:
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KUIL-LP (Channel 64; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BLUE BONNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)

 

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