|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bay City is 17,882. Bay City, Texas is the 2,057th largest city in the US.
Bay City is located entirely in Matagorda County.
The peak population of Bay City was in 1990, when its population was 18,856. In 1990, Bay City was the 1,454th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,057th largest city in the US. Bay City is currently 5.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Bay City has shrunk 4.0% since the year 2000. Bay City, Texas's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Bay City has a population density of 1,985.1 people per square mile.
|2051||Mount Holly, North Carolina||17,966||85.6%|
|2054||Scarsdale, New York||17,939||0.4%|
|2056||North Canton, Ohio||17,891||6.8%|
|2057||Bay City, Texas||17,882||-4.0%|
|2058||Los Lunas, New Mexico||17,861||76.5%|
|2063||Villa Rica, Georgia||17,830||295.6%|
The total voting age population of Bay City, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 11,105. The voting age population is 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.0% of the residents of Bay City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bay City are 60.6% White, 21.5% Other, 14.3% Black, 2.3% Two or more races, 0.8% Asian, 0.3% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 51.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bay City, 21.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 34.5%. On a per-household basis, 18.6% of families are below the poverty line in Bay City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.3% of Bay City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.9% of Bay City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.4% have a bachelor's degree and 4.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bay City residents aged 5 and older, 37.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 36.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bay City is 6.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bay City, 9.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bay City is $50,182.
In Bay City, 57.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.3% of housing units in Bay City.
Of all the housing units in Bay City, 5.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Bay City, 6.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 480 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bay City is $861.
In Bay City, 64.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.