Bridge City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,941 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bridge City is the 261st largest community in Texas.
Bridge City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bridge City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bridge City who work in sales jobs (13.13%), office and administrative support (10.16%), and healthcare (6.27%).
Bridge City is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Bridge City, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 0.97% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small city, Bridge City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Bridge City rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.67% of adults 25 and older in Bridge City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Bridge City in 2010 was $23,351, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,404 for a family of four. However, Bridge City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bridge City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bridge City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bridge City include French , Italian, German, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Bridge City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.