Baytown, TX

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2020 Population
76,089
0.712% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
33.2
0.912% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
17.3%
14.6% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$54,454
4.92% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$126,500
5.5% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
32,765
3.67% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Baytown, TX had a population of 76.1k people with a median age of 33.2 and a median household income of $54,454. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Baytown, TX declined from 76,635 to 76,089, a −0.712% decrease and its median household income declined from $57,270 to $54,454, a −4.92% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baytown, TX are White (Hispanic) (36.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (32.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.5%), Other (Hispanic) (6.27%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.01%).

None of the households in Baytown, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

88.7% of the residents in Baytown, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Baytown, TX are Lee College (3,341 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Baytown, TX was $126,500, and the homeownership rate was 55.9%.

Most people in Baytown, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Baytown, TX was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Baytown, TX is home to a population of 76.1k people, from which 88.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 18.6% of Baytown, TX residents were born outside of the country (14.2k people).

In 2020, there were 1.13 times more White (Hispanic) residents (27.8k people) in Baytown, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 11.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

88.7%
2020 Citizenship
88.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 88.7% of Baytown, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Baytown, TX was 88.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Baytown, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    27.8k ± 2.52k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    24.5k ± 1.85k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.8k ± 1.77k
48.5%
Hispanic Population
36.9k people

In 2020, there were 1.13 times more White (Hispanic) residents (27.8k people) in Baytown, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 11.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

48.5% of the people in Baytown, TX are hispanic (36.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Baytown, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,484,512 ± 36,982 people
  2. India
    279,123 ± 12,908 people
  3. El Salvador
    219,615 ± 11,461 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,484,512 Texas residents, followed by India with 279,123 and El Salvador with 219,615.

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Foreign-Born Population

18.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
14.2k people
18.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
13.9k people

As of 2020, 18.6% of Baytown, TX residents (14.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Baytown, TX was 18.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    951 ± 177
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    716 ± 196
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    401 ± 190

Baytown, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Baytown, TX employs 32.8k people. The largest industries in Baytown, TX are Construction (5,242 people), Manufacturing (4,317 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,334 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($67,368), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,627), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,627).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,589. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

32.8k
2020 Value
± 1,738
−3.67%
1 Year decline
± 7.54%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Baytown, TX declined at a rate of −3.67%, from 34k employees to 32.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baytown, TX, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (4,575 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,328 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,772 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Baytown, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

32.8k
2020 Value
± 1,738
−3.67%
1 Year decline
± 7.54%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Baytown, TX declined at a rate of −3.67%, from 34k employees to 32.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baytown, TX, are Construction (5,242 people), Manufacturing (4,317 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,334 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Baytown, TX, though some of these residents may live in Baytown, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,378
Median earning men ± $4,727
$26,397
Median earning women ± $2,523

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($80,743), Wholesale Trade ($72,024), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($68,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($49,527), Manufacturing ($44,489), and Public Administration ($42,057).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $292B
  2. $210B
  3. $178B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Electronics with $292B, followed by Gasoline ($210B) and Fuel oils ($178B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.36T
2020 Value in Texas
$4.5T
Projected 2050 Value in Texas
90.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.36T. This is expected to increase 90.9% to $4.5T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $78.1B
  2. $76.4B
  3. $74.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $78.1B, followed by California with $76.4B and Michigan and $74.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Baytown, TX awarded 3,341 degrees. The student population of Baytown, TX in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 3,624 male students and 3,863 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Baytown, TX are White (1,371 and 41.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,131 and 33.9%), Black or African American (733 and 22%), and Two or More Races (45 and 1.35%).

The largest universities in Baytown, TX by number of degrees awarded are Lee College (3,341 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Baytown, TX are General Business Administration & Management (1,517 and 45.4%), Chemical Technology (262 and 7.84%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (214 and 6.41%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 7,487 students enrolled in Baytown, TX, 48.4% men and 51.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 3,381 records, of which 53.8% were women and 46.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 218 degree-majors awarded
  2. 214 degree-majors awarded
  3. 118 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Baytown, TX was General Business Administration & Management with 218 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Baytown, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
3,341 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lee College with 3,341 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 2,589 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Baytown, TX, which is 3.44 times more than the 752 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,371 degrees mean that there were 1.21 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,131 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,012) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($750) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,502) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.35% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.35% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (5.56M), Some college (5.02M), and Bachelors Degree (3.9M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Baytown, TX was $126,500 in 2020, which is 0.55 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $119,900 to $126,500, a 5.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Baytown, TX is 55.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Baytown, TX have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Baytown, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Baytown, TX is $54,454. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Baytown, TX was Census Tract 7101 with a value of $112,891, followed by Census Tract 2547 and Census Tract 2543, with respective values of $58,507 and $53,094.

Property

$126,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,903
$14,875
Median Property Taxes
±$1,056

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Baytown, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Baytown, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

55.9%
Homeownership
2020
62.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 55.9% of the housing units in Baytown, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7101
  2. Census Tract 2547
  3. Census Tract 2543

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Baytown, TX was Census Tract 7101 with a value of $112,891, followed by Census Tract 2547 and Census Tract 2543, with respective values of $58,507 and $53,094.

The following map shows all of the places in Baytown, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$54,454
Median Household Income
± $2,549
26.6k
Number of Households
± 1,454

In 2020, the median household income of the 26.6k households in Baytown, TX declined from $54,454 from the previous year's value of $57,270.

The following chart displays the households in Baytown, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Baytown, TX is from Texas.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Texas
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2020, the income inequality in Texas was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.474% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.9%)
  2. Carpooled (9.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.24%)

In 2020, 85.9% of workers in Baytown, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.2%) and those who worked at home (2.24%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baytown, TX have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.34% of the workforce in Baytown, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Baytown, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Baytown, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baytown, TX (13k out of 75.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Baytown, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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75.7% of the population of Baytown, TX has health coverage, with 40.9% on employee plans, 18.3% on Medicaid, 8.38% on Medicare, 6.62% on non-group plans, and 1.48% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Texas was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Harris County, TX see 1709 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.707% increase from the previous year (1697 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1414 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 800 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,709 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Harris County, TX

Primary care physicians in Harris County, TX see an average of 1,709 patients per year. This represents a 0.707% increase from the previous year (1,697 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Harris County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 30.2% under 18 years, 23% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

24.3%
Uninsured
40.9%
Employer Coverage
18.3%
Medicaid
8.38%
Medicare
6.62%
Non-Group
1.48%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baytown, TX grew by 11% from 21.9% to 24.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Baytown, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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