Baytown, Texas Population 2021

78,392
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Baytown is a city located in Harris County Texas. With a 2020 population of 78,392, it is the 52nd largest city in Texas and the 454th largest city in the United States . Baytown is currently growing at a rate of 0.77% annually and its population has increased by 9.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 71,802 in 2010. Baytown reached it's highest population of 78,392 in 2021. Spanning over 38 miles, Baytown has a population density of 2,125 people per square mile.

The average household income in Baytown is $73,512 with a poverty rate of 15.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $945 per month, and the median house value is $119,900. The median age in Baytown is 32.9 years, 31.7 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Baytown Demographics

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

  • White: 71.02%
  • Black or African American: 17.52%
  • Other race: 6.23%
  • Two or more races: 2.77%
  • Asian: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Baytown, Texas is 78,392 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 76,592.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 71,802.

Baytown, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54,42371.02%
Black or African American13,43017.52%
Some Other Race4,7746.23%
Two or More Races2,1222.77%
Asian1,4061.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native4200.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander600.08%
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Baytown Population by Race

Baytown Population Pyramid $2021

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Baytown Median Age

32.9


Total

31.7


Male

34.2


Female

Baytown Adults

There are 55,549 adults, (8,911 of whom are seniors) in Baytown.

Baytown Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Baytown Sex Ratio

Female

38,176

49.82%

Male

38,459

50.18%

Baytown Population by Age

Baytown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Baytown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
All56.8%43.2%
Male46.8%53.2%
Female42.1%57.9%
Non Family37.5%62.5%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baytown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,4742.8756.8
Married11,9663.6177
Non Family8,2531.2237.5
Female4,0323.6342.1
Male2,2233.6346.8

3.51

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Baytown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,02210.61%
9th to 12th Grade5,43511.48%
High School Graduate13,14127.76%
Some College11,66324.64%
Associates Degree4,96910.50%
Bachelors Degree4,89310.34%
Graduate Degree2,2154.68%
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Baytown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baytown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,85612,1201,373
White17,97316,5433,782
Black7,7696,6911,077
Other Race2,9541,905171
2+ Races1,045800228
Asian993902680
Native American30720072
Islander3939

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.48%.

Baytown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,495$51,932$30,093
Less Than 9th Grade$30,633$37,310$18,286
High School Graduate$38,895$48,584$24,087
Some College$41,208$62,083$30,734
Bachelors Degree$56,551$65,557$53,711
Graduate Degree$70,206$79,853$67,647

$40,495

Average Earnings

$51,932

Average Male

$30,093

Average Female

Baytown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baytown Language by Age

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Baytown Language

58.57% of Baytown residents speak only English, while 41.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.63% of the population.

Baytown Language

Baytown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic35,8895,80316.17%
Black13,3063,02622.74%
White23,9332,3909.99%
Other4,7633537.41%
Multiple2,12222610.65%
Asian1,4061248.82%
Native4205312.62%
Islander602236.67%

15.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.70%

Male Poverty Rate

17.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baytown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baytown is Islander, with 36.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baytown is Other, with 7.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.58%.

Baytown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.60%
High School13.72%
Some College10.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%

Baytown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.10%
Male Unemployed17.65%
Female Employed8.13%
Male Employed5.10%

Baytown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baytown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,270$73,512
Families$66,828$82,258
Married Families$84,665$98,142
Non Families$34,335$49,185
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Income by Household Type

Baytown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Baytown Married by Age and Sex

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Baytown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Baytown Marital Status by Race

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Baytown Marital Status

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3,231

Number of Veterans

3,020

Male Veterans

211

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam871
Second Gulf War822
First Gulf War586
Korea204
World War II75

Baytown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54867
55 to 64647
65 to 74640
75+637
18 to 34440

Baytown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5816.44%
Hispanic5512.24%
Black4725.10%
2+ Races1179.22%
Other Race320.94%
Asian151.44%
Islander1435.90%

Baytown Veterans by Race

Baytown Veterans by Education

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8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baytown Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Baytown Employment by Age

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Baytown Employment by Race

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Baytown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.26%

Born in Baytown

81.80%

Native Born

18.20%

Foreign Born

11.68%

Non Citizen

6.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.80% of Baytown residents were born in the United States, with 63.26% having been born in Texas. 11.68% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202178,3926000.77%
202077,7926000.78%
201977,1926000.78%
201876,592-101-0.13%
201776,6933240.42%
201676,369830.11%
201576,2863600.47%
201475,9265920.79%
201375,3342,0232.76%
201273,3118111.12%
201172,5007431.04%
201071,7575,3270.77%
200066,4302,5800.40%
199063,8506,9271.15%
198056,92312,9432.61%
197043,98015,8214.56%
196028,1595,1762.05%
195022,98318,18316.95%
19404,8000.00%

Baytown Population by Year