Baytown, Texas Population 2024

83,282

Baytown is a city located in Chambers County and Harris County Texas. Baytown has a 2024 population of 83,282. Baytown is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -2.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 85,366 in 2020.

The average household income in Baytown is $77,518 with a poverty rate of 17.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Baytown is 33.9 years, 33.2 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Baytown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Baytown was:

  • White: 53.53%
  • Black or African American: 15.6%
  • Two or more races: 15.24%
  • Other race: 13.48%
  • Asian: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
40.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,056.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.44% (-2,084)
The current population of Baytown, Texas is 83,282 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 85,366.

Baytown, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White45,20453.53%
Black or African American13,17715.6%
Two or more races12,87015.24%
Other race11,38013.48%
Asian1,4481.71%
Native American2530.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1170.14%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Baytown Population by Race

Baytown Population Pyramid 2024

Baytown Median Age

33.9

Total

33.2

Male

34.5

Female

Baytown Adults

There are 60,696 adults, (9,407 of whom are seniors) in Baytown.

Baytown Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Baytown Sex Ratio

Female41,65649.33%
Male42,79350.67%

Baytown Population by Age

Baytown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All30,7492.7353.646.4
Married12,9683.572.427.6
Non Family10,2101.1937.562.5
Female5,3313.4435.464.6
Male2,2403.5561.338.8

3.39

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Baytown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,83111.06%
9th to 12th Grade6,28911.93%
High School Graduate15,76929.91%
Some College11,76222.31%
Associates Degree5,43810.32%
Bachelors Degree4,8939.28%
Graduate Degree2,7335.18%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Baytown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baytown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic24,28514,8631,720
White18,11916,9033,923
Black8,1327,0381,288
2+ Races6,7454,074731
Other Race6,3023,805332
Asian1,1731,026552
Native American25024975
Islander11711749

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.06%.

Baytown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,936$52,209$31,404
Less Than 9th Grade$30,656$35,478$20,939
High School Graduate$41,177$51,139$25,440
Some College$45,691$67,568$33,057
Bachelors Degree$63,355$73,787$47,759
Graduate Degree$73,987$71,739$76,156

$42,936

Average Earnings

$52,209

Average Male

$31,404

Average Female

Baytown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baytown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Baytown Language

57.02% of Baytown residents speak only English, while 42.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.81% of the population.

Baytown Language

Baytown Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic44,0488,21418.65%
White23,9583,38714.14%
Black13,0402,62020.09%
Multiple12,8502,15216.75%
Other11,3521,76715.57%
Asian1,40026819.14%
Native25341.58%

17.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.53%

Male Poverty Rate

20.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baytown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baytown is Black, with 20.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baytown is Native, with 1.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.42%.

Baytown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.53%
High School16.18%
Some College12.08%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%

Baytown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.27%
Female Unemployed33.7%
Female Employed10.24%
Male Employed4.07%

Baytown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baytown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$61,158$77,518
Families$69,580$83,407
Married Families$85,234$98,380
Non Families$43,798$61,637

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Baytown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Baytown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Baytown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Baytown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Baytown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,709

Number of Veterans

3,195

Male Veterans

514

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War1,197
Vietnam1,097
First Gulf War920
Korea42
World War II42

Baytown Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,392
65 to 74729
55 to 64685
18 to 34461
75+442

Baytown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,6377.93%
Black6226.63%
Hispanic5581.89%
2+ Races2322.75%
Other Race1882.39%
Native American176.72%
Islander1311.11%

Baytown Veterans by Race

Baytown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baytown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Baytown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Baytown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Baytown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.39%

Born in Baytown

79.25%

Native Born

20.75%

Foreign Born

12.09%

Non Citizen

8.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.25% of Baytown residents were born in the United States, with 61.39% having been born in Texas. 12.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Baytown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202980,677-521-0.64%
202881,198-521-0.64%
202781,719-521-0.63%
202682,240-521-0.63%
202582,761-521-0.63%
202483,282-521-0.62%
202383,803-521-0.62%
202284,324120.01%
202184,312-1,054-1.23%
202085,3667,7229.95%
201977,6445910.77%
201877,053-119-0.15%
201777,1723080.4%
201676,864890.12%
201576,7753660.48%
201476,4095940.78%
201375,8152,0242.74%
201273,7918171.12%
201172,9747451.03%
201072,2295,7998.73%
200066,4302,5804.04%
199063,8506,92712.17%
198056,92312,94329.43%
197043,98015,82156.18%
196028,1595,17622.52%
195022,98318,183378.81%
19404,80000%
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Baytown Population by Year