Baytown, Texas is a town with a population of approximately 77,000. Families with young children are typical, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the community. Overall, the city's population, at an average age of just under 35, is younger than most cities in Texas. Most residents own their homes in Baytown, and 43% of residents rent. With a relatively low average rent of $907/month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Texas. Over the course of a year, renters in Baytown will save around $1,500 compared to the state average.
Baytown has an average commute time of about 26 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 39% of residents, while public transit isn't widely used. A small percentage of commuters walk to work.
Many Baytown residents work in one of two industries: construction and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 13% of the workforce in the city. With an average annual income of just over $66K, Baytown workers bring in around $6,000 less than the average Texas resident. Baytown's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Compared to the Texas average, Baytown has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (6%). Further, 6% have a Bachelor's degree and 2% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.