Bridge City, Texas

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Population in 2017: 8,162 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 4,004  (49.1%)
Females: 4,158  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77611, 77630.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,846 (it was $42,045 in 2000)
Bridge City:

$65,846
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,986 (it was $18,290 in 2000)

Bridge City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $124,919 (it was $66,600 in 2000)
Bridge City:

$124,919
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $155,132; detached houses: $173,397; townhouses or other attached units: $162,724; in 2-unit structures: $121,130; mobile homes: $61,946; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $61,483

Median gross rent in 2017: $681.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bridge City: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.0%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.1% for American Indian residents, 12.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bridge City, TX (2017)
    • 7,28287.1%White alone
    • 4054.8%Hispanic
    • 2262.7%Two or more races
    • 921.1%Asian alone
    • 640.8%American Indian alone
    • 580.7%Black alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Bridge City, Texas as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bridge City is 633 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Bridge City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.9)
2
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
10
(118.8)
4
(50.0)
4
(49.9)
3
(37.9)
5
(63.2)
1
(12.6)
1
(12.6)
3
(36.5)
5
(60.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.9)
3
(35.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
2
(25.0)
3
(37.4)
2
(25.2)
4
(50.6)
2
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(169.1)
16
(176.8)
22
(251.9)
15
(175.4)
9
(104.8)
6
(71.3)
23
(287.3)
15
(187.0)
7
(88.3)
13
(164.3)
7
(88.1)
14
(175.9)
21
(255.5)
6
(73.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(619.9)
43
(475.2)
54
(618.2)
47
(549.7)
39
(454.2)
44
(522.5)
32
(399.8)
32
(399.0)
29
(365.9)
26
(328.7)
20
(251.8)
26
(326.7)
20
(243.3)
12
(146.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
127
(1,431)
149
(1,647)
143
(1,637)
103
(1,205)
93
(1,083)
117
(1,389)
127
(1,587)
127
(1,584)
85
(1,072)
72
(910.1)
62
(780.6)
75
(942.3)
87
(1,059)
82
(999.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(157.8)
21
(232.1)
17
(194.6)
18
(210.5)
19
(221.3)
6
(71.3)
11
(137.4)
6
(74.8)
4
(50.5)
10
(126.4)
8
(100.7)
15
(188.5)
13
(158.2)
13
(158.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(22.5)
2
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)185.4153.1199.9167.8113.8210.7207.4185.8128.1168.192.2146.0156.0126.2

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City-data.com crime index in Bridge City, TX

Crime rate in Bridge City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: French Canadian (25.8%), American (17.0%), French (7.8%), English (5.6%), Irish (4.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,587 people per square mile   (low).

Bridge City, Texas map

224 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.6% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.8%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,268 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,958 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Jefferson, TX (9.6 miles , pop. 116,060).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (92.6 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (94.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Bridge City-Orangefield, TX (0.8 miles ),
West Orange, TX (2.5 miles ),
Orange, TX (2.7 miles ),
Groves, TX (2.7 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: 30.03 N, Longitude: 93.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,381 (-17.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 402 (10.9%)

Area code: 409

Distribution of median household income in Bridge City, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bridge City, TX in 2017
Bridge City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2008: 63 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $208,600
  • 2016: 31 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $200,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Bridge City, TX residents
Average permit cost in Bridge City, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +482 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in Bridge City, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Chemicals (10.1%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Chemicals (14.8%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (7.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Chemicals (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Bridge City, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Electricians (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)

Average climate in Bridge City, Texas

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Bridge City, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.8. This is about average.

City:

80.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.164
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.05
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.467. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.467
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Bridge City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.0 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 F3 (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.

Earthquake activity:

Bridge City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 267.6 miles away from Bridge City center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 511.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 261.9 miles away from Bridge City center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 271.4 miles away from Bridge City center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 266.0 miles away from Bridge City center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 205.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bridge City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bridge City:

  • SABINE NECHES HOME HEALTH (150 LAMESA DR)
  • SOUTH WEST TEXAS HOME HEALTH INC (150 LAMESA DR)
  • GREEN ACRES CONVALESCEN (625 MEADOWLAWN STREET)

Amtrak station near Bridge City:

  • 18 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.

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

  • Lamar University (about 14 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,658)
  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 15 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • McNeese State University (about 39 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 43 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lee College (about 72 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 76 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 81 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)

Public high school in Bridge City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bridge City:

  • BRIDGE CITY MIDDLE (Students: 581, Location: 300 BOWER DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • BRIDGE CITY EL (Students: 577, Location: 1035 W ROUNDBUNCH RD, Grades: PK-2)
  • BRIDGE CITY INT (Location: 1029 W ROUND BUNCH RD, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Bridge City

Library in Bridge City:

  • BRIDGE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $115,252; Location: 101 PARKSIDE PLACE DR; 19,783 books; 1,110 audio materials; 1,597 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 66 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The median housing price in bridge city texas is about 100K now there is no doctors hospital any more it closed......
  • Bridge City Chamber of Commerce has a new web-site with information. www.bridgecitychamber.org 409-735-5671

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bridge City: Bridge City Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A), Bridge City Police Department (B), The W H Stark Home (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bridge City include: Circle Drive Baptist Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Second Baptist Church (C), Orangefield Pentecostal Church (D), Saint Paul United Methodist Church (E), Saint Mark Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bridge City Independent School District - Roy Hatton Elementary School- Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2690 Texas Avenue) (1), Bridge City Independent School District - Bridge City Intermediate School- Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2690 Texas Avenue) (2), Bridge City Independent School District - Bridge City Senior High School- Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2690 Texas Avenue) (3), Bridge City Independent School District - E E Sims Elementary School- Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2690 Texas Avenue) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn (198 Texas Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Randall "Tex" Cobb - Boxer and actor.

Orange 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 Bridge City and their reported violations in the past:

ANCAR WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-18-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2013)
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
ORANGE COUNTY ICE (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUL-19-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • SNAPPYS EXPRESS MART (Population served: 104, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
40 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Bridge City (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Bridge City Branch at 2335 Texas Ave, branch established on 1998/04/06. 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
  • Bridge City State Bank: at 701 West Round Bunch Road, branch established on 1960/02/27. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $124.1 mil, Deposits: $109.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Amtex Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bridge City:

Marital status in Bridge City, TX
  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Bridge City:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bridge City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bridge City, TX (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,58597
Catholic10,2287
Mainline Protestant3,32415
Other2,1068
Black Protestant8483
None30,746-
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: 14
This county:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Orange County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Orange County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Here:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

30.4%
Texas:

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

7.1%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bridge City:

44.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bridge City:

21.6%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bridge City:

34.6%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Bridge City:

54.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bridge City, TX Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 15$89,497$71,5980$0
Streets and Highways 10$34,507$41,4080$0
Water Supply 8$38,637$57,9560$0
Police - Other 6$19,434$38,8680$0
Financial Administration 5$17,415$41,7960$0
Other Government Administration 5$30,695$73,6687$850
Sewerage 3$10,492$41,9680$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,792$34,7523$3,907
Health 1$3,184$38,2080$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$5,819
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,851
Welfare 0$0 2$24,800
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 55$249,653$54,47018$37,227

Bridge City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,544,000 ($189.17)
    Central Staff Services: $754,000 ($92.38)
    Regular Highways: $684,000 ($83.80)
    Health - Other: $589,000 ($72.16)
    Water Utilities: $515,000 ($63.10)
    Sewerage: $514,000 ($62.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $464,000 ($56.85)
    Financial Administration: $180,000 ($22.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $134,000 ($16.42)
    Libraries: $126,000 ($15.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000 ($8.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $65,000 ($7.96)
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000 ($3.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($2.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $58,000 ($7.11)
    Police Protection: $51,000 ($6.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($1.72)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($0.86)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.86)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,455,000 ($300.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $208,000 ($25.48)

Bridge City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,010,000 ($123.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $620,000 ($75.96)
    Regular Highways: $198,000 ($24.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $611,000 ($74.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $216,000 ($26.46)
    Interest Earnings: $134,000 ($16.42)
    Rents: $19,000 ($2.33)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($1.23)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.12)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $943,000 ($115.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • Tax - Property: $1,515,000 ($185.62)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,363,000 ($166.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $493,000 ($60.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $80,000 ($9.80)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $46,000 ($5.64)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.37)
    Amusements Sales: $1,000 ($0.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.12)

Bridge City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,915,000 ($357.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,480,000 ($303.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $435,000 ($53.30)

Bridge City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,913,000 ($479.42)

6.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, TX  1.89% ($52,834 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.46% ($44,286)
from Hardin County, TX  0.41% ($43,057)


5.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, TX  1.72% ($48,363 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.44% ($51,955)
to Hardin County, TX  0.42% ($46,913)
Businesses in Bridge City, TX
NameCountNameCount
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken1Subway1
Cricket Wireless1Taco Bell1
Curves1U-Haul1
DHL1UPS1
FedEx2Walgreens1
La Quinta1Walmart1
McDonald's1

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)
  • KUHD (1150 AM; 1 kW; PORT NECHES, TX; Owner: VISION LATINABROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOGT (1600 AM; 1 kW; ORANGE, TX; Owner: G-CAP COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLCL (1470 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRCM (1380 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: VOICE BROADCASTING, INC.)

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"))
  • 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.)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • 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:

  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • 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.)
Bridge City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bridge City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 463ft / 141mTotal length
  • $2,456,000Total costs
  • 68,740Total average daily traffic
  • 4,260Total average daily truck traffic
  • 95,850Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bridge City, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bridge City, TX

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 102. The highest number of fire incidents - 173 took place in 2011, and the least - 43 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Bridge City, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (63.2%), and Structure Fires (21.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bridge City, TX
    • 1,10063.2%Outside Fires
    • 36821.1%Structure Fires
    • 19811.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 754.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bridge City, TX

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

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 108 Texas Ave, Bridge City, Texas 77611 , Phone: (409) 735-2221, Fax: (409) 735-2224
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 255 Texas Ave, Bridge City, Texas 77611 , Phone: (409) 735-2311, Fax: (409) 735-2321
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bridge City, Texas
Most common first names in Bridge City, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5670.8 years
James4467.1 years
Mary3877.7 years
Charles3269.8 years
William3072.8 years
Robert2969.7 years
George2374.3 years
Joseph2268.5 years
Thomas2072.9 years
Mildred1878.2 years
Most common last names in Bridge City, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Landry2175.1 years
Smith1976.7 years
Hebert1974.5 years
Leblanc1671.8 years
Clark1371.5 years
Martin1274.8 years
Brown1274.2 years
Taylor1268.7 years
Trahan1271.3 years
Davis1170.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bridge City, TX
  • 49.8%Electricity
  • 46.7%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bridge City, TX
  • 58.4%Electricity
  • 41.6%Utility gas


Bridge City compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Bridge City on our top lists:

  • #96 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #53 (77630) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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