Information about Baytown, Texas
Baytown is a city within Harris County and partially in Chambers County in the Gulf Coast region of the US state of Texas. Located within Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area, it lies along both State Highway 146 and Interstate 10. It is the fourth-largest city within this metropolitan area. As of 2010, Baytown had a population of 71,802.
As of the census of 2010, there were 71,802 people, 28,998 households, and 17,025 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,025.7 people per square mile (785.6/km2). There were 26,203 housing units at an average density of 802.4 per square mile (309.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 62.9% White, 15.5% African American, 0.6% Native American, 1.5% Asian, z Pacific Islander, 14.42% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 43.4% of the population.
There were 23,483 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.32.
In the city the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $48,191, and the median income for a family was $45,346. Males had a median income of $38,039 versus $25,012 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,641. About 13.0% of families and 15.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.9% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.
As of 2010 the property crime rate in the community is 4.6% compared to 5.45% for Harris County as a whole. The violent crime rate is 0.5% compared to 1.03% for Harris County.