Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Port Arthur, TX (12.1 miles , pop. 57,755).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (94.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Bridge City, TX (0.8 miles ), West Orange, TX (2.5 miles ), Orange, TX (2.7 miles ), Groves, TX (2.8 miles ), Port Neches, TX (2.8 miles ), East Jefferson, TX (3.1 miles) , Nederland, TX (3.2 miles ), Central Gardens, TX (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 30.04 N, Longitude: 93.85 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 409
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Bridge City-Orangefield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bridge City-Orangefield, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bridge City-Orangefield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Bridge City-Orangefield place 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 F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Orange County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Bridge City-Orangefield:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridge City-Orangefield:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
40 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Bridge City-Orangefield compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bridge City-Orangefield CCD (based on Orange County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.56%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,841 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($167 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,044 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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