Baytown, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 66,430. Estimated population in 2021: 68,371 (+2.9% change)
Males: 32,250 (48.5%), Females: 34,180 (51.5%)

Harris County

Zip codes: 77520, 77521.

Median resident age: 30.6 years
Median household income: $40,559
Median house value: $66,800

Races in Baytown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.2%)
  • Hispanic (34.2%)
  • Other race (14.4%)
  • Black (13.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (8.3%), German (7.2%), English (6.3%), Irish (6.2%), French (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Elevation: 35 feet

Land area: 32.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Baytown

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baytown city

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

16.1% Foreign born (14.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,820 (+2.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Baytown:

  • BAYCOAST MEDICAL CENTER (1700 JAMES BOWIE DRIVE BOX 1451)
  • SAN JACINTO METHODIST HOSPITAL (4401 GARTH ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Baytown:

  • TRIUMPH HOSPITAL EAST HOUSTON (about 12 miles; CHANNELVIEW, TX)
  • COLUMBIA E HOUSTON MED CTR E LOOP CAMP (about 16 miles; HOUSTON, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST JOHN HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; NASSAU BAY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Baytown:

  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 23 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 30 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Baytown:

  • BAYTOWN (about 3 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Abbreviation: HPY)
  • LA PORTE MUNI (about 8 miles; LA PORTE, TX; Abbreviation: T41)
  • R W J AIRPARK (about 10 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Abbreviation: 54T)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Baytown:

  • LEE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,099; Location: 200 LEE DR; Public; Website: www.lee.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Baytown:

  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 15 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 16 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN (about 28 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,236)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 28 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,808)

Schools

Public high schools in Baytown:

  • STERLING H S (Students: 2,414; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEE H S (Students: 2,374; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE LEARNING (Students: 84; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NIGHT SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • STUART CAREER CTR (Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Baytown:

  • BAYTOWN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 401; Location: 302 W CEDAR BAYOU-LNCHBG; Grades: PK – 12)
  • SAN JACINTO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 266; Location: 301 ILFREY AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Baytown:

  • CEDAR BAYOU J H (Students: 1,026; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HORACE MANN J H (Students: 958; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TRAVIS EL (Students: 875; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: PK – 05)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN EL (Students: 869; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LORENZO DE ZAVALA EL (Students: 846; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LAMAR EL (Students: 835; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GENTRY J H (Students: 810; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BAYTOWN J H (Students: 807; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CARVER EL (Students: 780; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HIGHLANDS EL (Students: 756; Location: 4544 INTERSTATE 10 E; Grades: 02 – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Baytown:

  • EARLY LEARNING SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 1407 LACY DR; Grades: PK – 2)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 1811 CAROLINA; Grades: PK – 5)

Libraries

Library in Baytown:

  • STERLING MUNICIPAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,917,147; Location: WILBANKS AVE; 194,837 books; 11,473 audio materials; 2,498 video materials; 294 serial subscriptions)

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