Bridge City, TX


Highest Appreciating Bridge City Neighborhoods Since 2000

Bridge City, TX Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Bridge City Housing Market Information

With 7,941 people, 2,868 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $165,222, Bridge City real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bridge City, accounting for 77.61% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bridge City include mobile homes or trailers ( 11.61%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.50%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 3.91%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Bridge City. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 77.75% of Bridge City's homes, and 69.97% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Bridge City built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Bridge City built between 1940-1969 ( 30.28%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 21.15%).

Bridge City Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Bridge City has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Bridge City real estate appreciated 22.17% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.02%, putting Bridge City in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Bridge City definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Bridge City appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Bridge City's appreciation rate has been 0.33%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Bridge City were at -1.13%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -4.46%.

Notably, Bridge City's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Bridge City's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,095,000 0.2
$821,001 - $1,095,000 0.3
$548,001 - $821,000 0.0
$438,001 - $548,000 1.8
$328,001 - $438,000 2.9
$219,001 - $328,000 17.7
$110,001 - $219,000 45.8
$55,001 - $110,000 15.0
$0 - $55,000 16.2

High for TX
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
43.5661549279269 27.1400778210117

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Bridge City Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
62.27% 2.85% 4 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$954 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 77.75
Renters 22.25
Vacant 8.78

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Bridge City HOMES
2000 or Newer 21.2
1970 - 1999 48.3
1940 - 1969 30.3
1939 or Older 0.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 77.6
Townhomes 1.4
Small Apt. Buildings 5.5
Apt. Complexes 3.9
Mobile Homes 11.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.43
1 Bedroom 6.20
2 Bedrooms 18.86
3 Bedrooms 55.60
4 Bedrooms 14.38
5 or more bedrooms 3.53

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