Bay City, Texas

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Population in 2013: 17,509 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 
Males: 8,663  (49.5%)
Females: 8,846  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77414.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,098 (it was $30,446 in 2000)
Bay City:

$40,098
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,475 (it was $15,284 in 2000)

Bay City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,652 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Bay City:

$91,652
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $112,192; Detached houses: $125,106; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,293; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,510; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $79,035; Mobile homes: $50,016; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $25,109

Median gross rent in 2013: $590.

  • Races in Bay City, TX (2013)

    Bay City races chart
    • 7,38741.4%Hispanic
    • 7,27340.8%White alone
    • 2,51114.1%Black alone
    • 2791.6%Two or more races
    • 1731.0%Asian alone
    • 1690.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 270.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bay City: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (10.4%), Irish (7.2%), English (5.5%), Czech (3.5%), French (3.4%), United States (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 56 feet

Land area: 8.50 square miles.

Population density: 2,060 people per square mile   (low).

Bay City,TX real estate house value index trend

Bay City, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Bay City:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bay City city:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

1,806 residents are foreign born (8.5% Latin America).

This city:

10.1%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Bay City, Texas as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bay City to the number of sex offenders is 460 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 2013: $1,847 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,342 (1.6%)

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: -91 (-0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,709 (61.1%)

Area code: 979

Bay City household income distribution Bay City home values distribution

Crime rates in Bay City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1003210112411
per 100,000 5.20.00.015.910.75.30.05.65.611.422.25.65.7
Rapes 0010031081012688
per 100,000 0.00.05.30.00.015.954.945.256.168.533.444.645.9
Robberies 223144293858344528129106
per 100,000 115.2159.0234.8153.6203.4307.8186.7254.2157.268.550.055.834.4
Assaults 6576919063104418482619193545
per 100,000 340.5389.8485.7476.6337.2552.02,295.3271.1146.0108.4105.6195.2258.2
Burglaries 259256243225213210235194217219148143212
per 100,000 1,356.71,313.01,296.91,191.41,140.11,114.51,290.41,095.71,218.31,249.8822.9797.61,216.4
Thefts 770777899818635651808689680599531528485
per 100,000 4,033.33,985.04,798.04,331.53,398.83,455.04,436.93,891.63,817.93,418.42,952.52,945.12,782.7
Auto thefts 374122312033451056679
per 100,000 193.8210.3117.4164.2107.0175.1247.156.528.134.233.439.051.6
Arson 3314121541342
per 100,000 15.715.45.321.25.410.65.528.222.55.716.722.311.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 403.8413.0486.6464.6392.5478.6888.0435.1391.0363.8299.7293.1325.9

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 58 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Texas average:

2.05
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 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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:

VFW POST 2438 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
MATAGORDA COUNTY NATURE CENTER INC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIO COLORADO GOLF COURSE (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • RIVERSIDE PARK WATER BAY CITY (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CITY OF BAY CITY LETULLE PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.8%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 32.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.7% for American Indian residents, 13.6% for other race residents, 64.3% 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:

  • Unemployed percentage below 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 significantly 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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Wood (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Bay City (Bay City, Texas Neighborhood Map):

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,79949
Catholic8,1437
Mainline Protestant2,84719
Black Protestant1,0607
Other3984
None14,455-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$12,761$38,2830$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,928$59,5684$1,618
Judicial and Legal 4$8,885$26,6550$0
Police Protection - Officers 38$144,661$45,6820$0
Police - Other 14$34,532$29,5994$1,014
Streets and Highways 15$36,458$29,1660$0
Airports 1$2,774$33,2880$0
Solid Waste Management 14$30,507$26,1490$0
Sewerage 5$18,733$44,9590$0
Parks and Recreation 9$20,123$26,8310$0
Water Supply 21$61,308$35,0330$0
Local Libraries 7$13,355$22,8940$0
Other and Unallocable 19$62,979$39,7760$0
Totals for Government 153$457,004$35,8438$2,632

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,191,000 ($125.14)
    Water Utilities: $1,955,000 ($111.66)
    General - Other: $1,176,000 ($67.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $917,000 ($52.37)
    Regular Highways: $846,000 ($48.32)
    Gas Utilities: $743,000 ($42.44)
    Sewerage: $724,000 ($41.35)
    Central Staff Services: $276,000 ($15.76)
    Fire Protection: $261,000 ($14.91)
    Air Transportation: $188,000 ($10.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $174,000 ($9.94)
    Financial Administration: $159,000 ($9.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($1.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $694,000 ($39.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $108,000 ($6.17)
    General - Other: $93,000 ($5.31)
    Police Protection: $55,000 ($3.14)
    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 ($250.10)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $130,000 ($7.42)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,111,000 ($120.57)
    All Other: $107,000 ($6.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($3.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $468,000 ($26.73)
    General Revenue, NEC: $367,000 ($20.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,885,000 ($107.66)
    Gas Utilities: $887,000 ($50.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $264,000 ($15.08)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,322,000 ($189.73)
    Property: $1,935,000 ($110.51)
    Public Utilities: $981,000 ($56.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $202,000 ($11.54)
    NEC: $66,000 ($3.77)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,966,000 ($740.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,967,000 ($683.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $316,000 ($18.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $683,000 ($39.01)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,680,000 ($438.63)

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brazoria County, TX  0.83% ($33,912 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.78% ($32,354)
from Wharton County, TX  0.49% ($35,317)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brazoria County, TX  1.31% ($43,099 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.93% ($34,544)
to Wharton County, TX  0.45% ($30,145)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 650Total average daily traffic
  • 2Total average daily truck traffic
  • 801Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

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

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  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
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