Baytown, TX

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Population

76,205

1.19% growth

Poverty Rate

17.3%


Median Age

32.7


Median Household Income

$51,874

3.89% growth

Number of Employees

32,799

2.27% growth

Median Property Value

$103,300

7.49% growth

About

In 2017, Baytown, TX had a population of 76.2k people with a median age of 32.7 and a median household income of $51,874. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Baytown, TX grew from 75,310 to 76,205, a 1.19% increase and its median household income grew from $49,930 to $51,874, a 3.89% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baytown, TX are White (Hispanic) (34.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (34.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.5%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (9.39%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.2%). N/A% of the people in Baytown, TX speak a non-English language, and 87.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Baytown, TX are Lee College (2,386 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Baytown, TX is $103,300, and the homeownership rate is 57.1%. Most people in Baytown, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Baytown, TX is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Baytown, TX employs 32.8k people. The largest industries in Baytown, TX are Construction (5,881 people), Manufacturing (4,328 people), and Retail Trade (3,200 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($66,797), Manufacturing ($59,303), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,074).

Median household income in Baytown, TX is $51,874. Males in Baytown, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Baytown, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,874

2017 value

± $1,705

3.89%

1 Year Growth

± 5.5%

Households in Baytown, TX have a median annual income of $51,874, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,930 in 2016, which represents a 3.89% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Baytown, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2531

  2. Census Tract 7101

  3. Census Tract 2532

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Baytown, TX was Census Tract 2531 with a value of $100,281, followed by Census Tract 7101 and Census Tract 2532, with respective values of $86,607 and $71,206.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baytown, TX (13.1k out of 75.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    8,456 ± 771

  2. Hispanic

    6,296 ± 646

  3. Black

    3,388 ± 574

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

32.8k

2017 Value

± 1,525

2.27%

1 Year growth

± 6.41%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Baytown, TX grew at a rate of 2.27%, from 32.1k employees to 32.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baytown, TX, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (5,079 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,810 people), and Production Occupations (2,747 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Baytown, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Baytown, TX, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (5,079 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,810 people), and Production Occupations (2,747 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Baytown, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (3.11 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.64 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.55 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Baytown, TX, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($89,722), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($81,165), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($67,194).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

32.8k

2017 Value

± 1,525

2.27%

1 Year growth

± 6.41%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Baytown, TX grew at a rate of 2.27%, from 32.1k employees to 32.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baytown, TX, are Construction (5,881 people), Manufacturing (4,328 people), and Retail Trade (3,200 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Baytown, TX, by number of employees, are Construction (5,881 people), Manufacturing (4,328 people), and Retail Trade (3,200 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Baytown, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.42 times higher than expected), Construction (2.86 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Baytown, TX, by median earnings, are Utilities ($66,797), Manufacturing ($59,303), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,074).

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Domestic Trade

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. $290B

  2. $217B

  3. $175B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $290B, followed by Gasoline ($217B) and Mixed freight ($175B).

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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$2.15T

2020 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

30.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.15T. This is expected to increase 30.2% to $2.8T by 2045.

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. $97.1B

  2. $59.6B

  3. $38.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.1B, followed by Oklahoma with $59.6B and California and $38.4B.

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

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Health

77.2% of the population of Baytown, TX has health coverage, with 40.7% on employee plans, 18.2% on Medicaid, 8.92% on Medicare, 8.32% on non-group plans, and 1.05% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Baytown, TX see 1749 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.33% increase from the previous year (1726 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1508 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 964 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,749 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Harris County, TX see an average of 1,749 patients per year. This represents a 1.33% increase from the previous year (1,726 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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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

22.8%

Uninsured

40.7%

Employer Coverage

18.2%

Medicaid

8.92%

Medicare

8.32%

Non-Group

1.05%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baytown, TX declined by 6.8% from 24.5% to 22.8%.

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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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Baytown, TX is home to a population of 76.2k people, from which 87.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 18.9% of Baytown, TX residents were born outside of the country (14.4k people).

In 2017, there were 1 times more White (Hispanic) residents (26.5k people) in Baytown, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 11.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

28

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Baytown, TX was 32.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 28, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Baytown, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Baytown, TX residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

14.4k people

19%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

14.3k people

As of 2017, 18.9% of Baytown, TX residents (14.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Baytown, TX was 19%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

87.1%

2017 Citizenship

86.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 87.1% of Baytown, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Baytown, TX was 86.7%, 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)

    26.5k ± 1.72k

  2. White (Non-Hispanic)

    26.4k ± 1.46k

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    11.8k ± 1.32k

In 2017, there were 1 times more White (Hispanic) residents (26.5k people) in Baytown, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 11.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,143 ± 216

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    600 ± 212

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    372 ± 160

Baytown, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Baytown, TX awarded 2,386 degrees. The student population of Baytown, TX is skewed towards men, with 4,131 male students and 3,586 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Baytown, TX are White (949 and 40%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (876 and 36.9%), Black or African American (455 and 19.2%), and Asian (34 and 1.43%).

The largest universities in Baytown, TX by number of degrees awarded are Lee College (2,386 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Baytown, TX are General Business Administration & Management (400 and 16.8%), Instrumentation Technology (270 and 11.3%), and Chemical Technology (232 and 9.72%).

The median tuition costs in Baytown, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 112 degrees awarded

  2. 303 degrees awarded

  3. 180 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Baytown, TX was Chemical Technology with 112 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Baytown, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

2,386 degrees awarded

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Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Baytown, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lee College with 2,386 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,646

Degrees Awarded to Men

740

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,646 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Baytown, TX, which is 2.22 times more than the 740 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    949 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    876 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    455 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Baytown, TX were to White students. These 949 degrees mean that there were 1.08 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 876 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Baytown, TX was $103,300 in 2017, which is 0.45 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $96,100 to $103,300, a 7.49% increase. The homeownership rate in Baytown, TX is 57.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Baytown, TX have an average commute time of 24.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Baytown, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$103,300

2017 Median

± $4,666

$96,100

2016 Median

± $2,905

In 2017, the median property value in Baytown, TX grew to to $103,300 from the previous year's value of $96,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Baytown, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Baytown, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$51,874

Median Household Income

± $1,705

26.2k

Number of Households

± 1,228

In 2017, the median household income of the 26.2k households in Baytown, TX grew to $51,874 from the previous year's value of $49,930.

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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Baytown, TX 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.

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Rent vs Own

57.1%

2017 Homeownership

57.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 57.1% of the housing units in Baytown, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Baytown, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baytown, TX have a shorter commute time (24.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.41% of the workforce in Baytown, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.4%

  2. Carpooled

    11.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.33%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Baytown, TX was Drove Alone (83.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.5%) and those who Worked At Home (2.33%).

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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Transportation

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, followed by 1 car.

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