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Baytown, TX
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Baytown profile

Living in Baytown

Baytown is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 84,324 people and 23 associated neighborhoods, Baytown is the 47th largest community in Texas.

One of the nice things about Baytown is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

The citizens of Baytown are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.47% of adults in Baytown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Baytown in 2018 was $28,915, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,660 for a family of four. However, Baytown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Baytown is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Baytown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Baytown, accounting for 52.24% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Baytown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Baytown include German, Irish, English, French, and African.

Baytown also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.75%.

The most common language spoken in Baytown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.