Bay City, Texas

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Population in 2012: 17,476 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.4%
 
Males: 8,680  (49.7%)
Females: 8,796  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77414.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,383 (it was $30,446 in 2000)
Bay City:

$34,383
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,534 (it was $15,284 in 2000)

Bay City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,421 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Bay City:

$88,421
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $88,380; Detached houses: $89,820; Townhouses or other attached units: $260,217; In 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $21,370; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,539

Median gross rent in 2012: $647.

Bay City races chart
  • Hispanic - 7,926 (43.6%)
  • White alone - 6,976 (38.4%)
  • Black alone - 2,490 (13.7%)
  • Two or more races - 435 (2.4%)
  • Asian alone - 212 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 97 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 81 (0.4%)

Races in Bay City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bay City: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (8.4%), English (5.3%), Irish (5.2%), Czech (4.1%), United States (3.9%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 56 feet

Land area: 8.50 square miles.

Population density: 2,056 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Bay City,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bay City:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bay City city:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1,715 residents are foreign born

This city:  9.4%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Bay City, Texas as of January 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bay City to the number of sex offenders is 437 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,492 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,032 (1.2%)

Bay City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brazosport, TX (35.8 miles , pop. 59,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (64.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Van Vleck, TX (2.3 miles ), Markham, TX (2.5 miles ), Tidehaven, TX (3.5 miles ), Matagorda-Sargent, TX (4.0 miles ), Sweeny, TX (4.1 miles ), Blessing, TX (4.2 miles ), Newgulf, TX (4.2 miles ), Boling, TX (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 28.98 N, Longitude: 95.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +315 (+1.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,444 (62.3%)

Area code: 979

Bay City household income distribution Bay City home values distribution

Crime rates in Bay City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 3100321011241
per 100,000 15.35.20.00.015.910.75.30.05.65.611.422.25.6
Rapes 2001003108101268
per 100,000 10.20.00.05.30.00.015.954.945.256.168.533.444.6
Robberies 2522314429385834452812910
per 100,000 127.2115.2159.0234.8153.6203.4307.8186.7254.2157.268.550.055.8
Assaults 7765769190631044184826191935
per 100,000 391.7340.5389.8485.7476.6337.2552.02295.3271.1146.0108.4105.6195.2
Burglaries 293259256243225213210235194217219148143
per 100,000 1490.61356.71313.01296.91191.41140.11114.51290.41095.71218.31249.8822.9797.6
Thefts 968770777899818635651808689680599531528
per 100,000 4924.54033.33985.04798.04331.53398.83455.04436.93891.63817.93418.42952.52945.1
Auto thefts 5037412231203345105667
per 100,000 254.4193.8210.3117.4164.2107.0175.1247.156.528.134.233.439.0
Arson 2331412154134
per 100,000 10.215.715.45.321.25.410.65.528.222.55.716.722.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 500.1403.8413.0486.6464.6392.5478.6888.0435.1391.0363.8299.7293.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bay City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 53 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -123 (-0.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Bay City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bay City, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bay City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.8 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 F3 tornado 24.8 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bay City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 359.0 miles away from Bay City center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 453.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 399.2 miles away from Bay City center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Matagorda County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bay City topographic map

Birthplace of: Cedric Woodard - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Sep 5, 1977), Ronnie Heard - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Oct 5, 1976), Chandi Jones - Basketball player, Greg Laughlin - Politician, LaBradford Smith - Basketball player, Mal Whitfield - (born 1924), athlete, Alex Dixon - Soccer player, Andy Hawkins (American football) - Football player, Hart Lee Dykes - College football player, J. B. Cox - Baseball player.

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Bay City:

  • MATAGORDA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 104 7TH STREET)
  • 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)
  • BAY VILLA HEALTHCARE CENTER (1800 13TH ST)
  • MATAGORDA HOUSE HEALTHCARE CENTER (700 12TH ST)
  • MATAGORDA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (4521 AVE F)
  • SEA BREEZE REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTE (4521 AVENUE F)

Airports and heliports located in Bay City:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bay City:

  • 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)

Public high schools in Bay City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bay City:

Private elementary/middle school in Bay City:

  • HOLY CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 2001 KATY AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Bay City, School District: BAY CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Bay City:

  • BAY CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $401,934; Location: 1100 7TH ST; 77,024 books; 1,730 audio materials; 5,838 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Bay City High School is now located on Highway 35 South; the two junior high schools are now the middle schools and the junior high is now in the old high school building on Sycamore.

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Notable locations in Bay City: Bay City Volunteer Fire Department (A), Bay City Fire Marshal's Office (B), Matagorda County Sheriff's Office - Investigative (C), Bay City Police Department (D), Matagorda County Sheriff's Office (E), Matagorda County Courthouse (F), Matagorda County Museum (G), Matagorda County Emergency Medical Service (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Bay City: EVANS SYSTEMS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: East End Cemetery (1), Bay City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bay City City - Bay City Civic Center (201 7th Street).

Hotels: Best Western Matagorda Hotel (407 Seventh Street), Cattlemen's Motel & Restaurant (905 Avenue F), Bay City Inn (Highway 35 West).

Courts: Matagorda County Teen Court (2220 Avenue B), Bay City-City - Municipal Court (1824 6th Street).

Matagorda County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bay City and their reported violations in the past:

RIVERSIDE PARK WATER BAY CITY (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
VFW POST 2438 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
MATAGORDA COUNTY NATURE CENTER INC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bay City that have no violations reported:

  • CITY OF LETULLE PARK BAY CITY (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIO COLORADO GOLF COURSE (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.2%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.6% for Black residents, 28.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.5% for other race residents, 61.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Bay City in 2010:

  • 128 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Bay City in 2000:

  • 162 people in nursing homes
  • 85 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Bay City, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Bay City compared to Texas state average:

  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Bay City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bay City Branch at 1801 Seventh Street, branch established on 1901/01/01; Bay City Mb Branch at 1820 8th St, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • International Bank of Commerce: Bay City Branch at 1916 Seventh Street, branch established on 1898/09/01. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Bay City Walmart Branch at 4600 7th Street, branch established on 2006/12/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Capital One, National Association: Bay City Branch at 1112 7th Street, branch established on 1988/09/30. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • The First State Bank: Bay City Branch at 3600 Seventh Street, branch established on 2008/02/15. Info updated 2011/10/26: Bank assets: $289.2 mil, Deposits: $263.3 mil, headquarters in Louise, TX, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Louise Bancshares, Inc.
  • Prosperity Bank: Bay City North Branch at 1600 Seventh Street, branch established on 1994/12/28. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bay City, Texas:

  • Best Western Matagorda Hotel & Conf, 407 7TH St, Bay City, TX 77414 , Phone: (979) 244-5400, Fax: (979) 244-2706
  • Bay City Inn, RT1, Bay City, TX 77414 , Phone: (979) 245-0985
  • Econo Lodge, 3712 Seventh Ct, Bay City, TX 77414 , Phone: (979) 245-5115, Fax: (979) 245-2173
  • Knights Inn (extended Stay), 905 Ave F, Bay City, TX 77414 , Phone: (979) 245-1751, Fax: (979) 245-1303
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 920 Ave F, Bay City, TX 77414 , Phone: (979) 323-9500, Fax: (979) 323-9555
  • Comfort Suites, 5100 7th St, Bay City, TX 77414 , Phone: (979) 245-9300, Fax: (979) 245-2250
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Bay City, 4617 7th St, Bay City, TX 77414 , Phone: (979) 245-7100
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bay City, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Bay City travel time to work - commute Bay City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bay City city (based on Matagorda County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.04%
Here: 63.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ
Adherents37.9%37.1%8.4%3.0%2.6%
Congregations31.3%10.9%10.9%7.8%7.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.6%1.9%1.9%1.4%3.1%
Congregations4.7%3.1%4.7%1.6%17.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Matagorda County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Matagorda County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Matagorda County:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Matagorda County:

28.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.8%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,488$44,9281$465
Other Government Administration 4$12,908$38,7245$2,325
Judicial and Legal 7$13,698$23,4820$0
Police Protection - Officers 32$114,524$42,9470$0
Police - Other 13$23,214$21,4285$2,325
Fire - Other 3$5,329$21,3160$0
Streets and Highways 18$35,880$23,9200$0
Airports 0$0 5$4,908
Sewerage 3$8,911$35,6440$0
Parks and Recreation 8$18,482$27,7236$2,790
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$8,575$51,4500$0
Water Supply 28$51,090$21,8960$0
Local Libraries 5$15,130$36,3125$2,325
Other and Unallocable 11$32,608$35,5720$0
Totals for Government 136$347,837$30,69227$15,138

Bay City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,191,000 ($125.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,955,000 ($111.87)
    General - Other: $1,176,000 ($67.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $917,000 ($52.47)
    Regular Highways: $846,000 ($48.41)
    Gas Utilities: $743,000 ($42.52)
    Sewerage: $724,000 ($41.43)
    Central Staff Services: $276,000 ($15.79)
    Fire Protection: $261,000 ($14.93)
    Air Transportation: $188,000 ($10.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $174,000 ($9.96)
    Financial Administration: $159,000 ($9.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($1.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $694,000 ($39.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $108,000 ($6.18)
    General - Other: $93,000 ($5.32)
    Police Protection: $55,000 ($3.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($2.23)
    Fire Protection: $28,000 ($1.60)
    Judicial: $3,000 ($0.17)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,379,000 ($250.57)

Bay City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $130,000 ($7.44)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,111,000 ($120.79)
    All Other: $107,000 ($6.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($3.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $468,000 ($26.78)
    General Revenue, NEC: $367,000 ($21.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,885,000 ($107.86)
    Gas Utilities: $887,000 ($50.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $264,000 ($15.11)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,322,000 ($190.09)
    Property: $1,935,000 ($110.72)
    Public Utilities: $981,000 ($56.13)
    Other Selective Sales: $202,000 ($11.56)
    NEC: $66,000 ($3.78)

Bay City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,966,000 ($741.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,967,000 ($684.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $316,000 ($18.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $683,000 ($39.08)

Bay City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,680,000 ($439.46)

5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200533,012 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Brazoria County, TX  0.83% ($37,732 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.78% ($39,835)
from Wharton County, TX  0.57% ($29,657)


7.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200631,982 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harris County, TX  1.14% ($31,603 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  1.13% ($31,463)
to Wharton County, TX  0.48% ($34,035)

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)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, 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)
  • 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.)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)

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.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • 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)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bay City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 32
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Bay City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bay City, TX
Most common first names in Bay City, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13579.3 years
John13373.6 years
William12775.4 years
James12571.8 years
Robert8371.0 years
George7474.2 years
Charles6868.7 years
Frank5375.2 years
Willie5378.6 years
Thomas5272.2 years
Most common last names in Bay City, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8577.7 years
Brown8476.0 years
Williams7072.7 years
Johnson7074.9 years
Davis4477.1 years
Jones4272.5 years
Garcia3469.2 years
Anderson3179.2 years
Allen3174.7 years
Rodriguez2864.6 years
Businesses in Bay City, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Best Western1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
ColorTyme1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless1Sears1
DHL1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Studio 61
Econo Lodge1Subway2
FedEx3T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
KFC1UPS2
Knights Inn1Vans1
La Quinta1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Bay City on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • Brian W. Smith (1)
  • Michael Andrew Brown (1)
  • Richard Morris Brown (1)
  • Christopher John Bischoff (1)
  • James D. Jones (1)
  • Brett V. Memmott (1)
  • Scott Derek Brown (1)
  • Mark Henry Sprow (1)
  • Thomas F. Orsak (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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