Bridge City, TX Population

Population: 8,651. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,800 (+1.7% change)
Males: 4,247 (49.1%), Females: 4,404 (50.9%)

Orange County

Zip code: 77611

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $42,045
Median house value: $70,000

Races in Bridge City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.6%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)

Ancestries: French (16.4%), United States (15.2%), German (12.6%), Irish (8.5%), English (8.4%), French Canadian (6.7%).

Land area: 5.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bridge City

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridge City city

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

2.8% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +482 (+5.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bridge City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bridge City:

  • SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL (about 14 miles; BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, TX; Abbreviation: BPT)
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 44 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Abbreviation: LCH)
  • CHENNAULT INTL (about 51 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Abbreviation: CWF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bridge City:

  • ORANGE COUNTY (about 4 miles; ORANGE, TX; Abbreviation: ORG)
  • BEAUMONT MUNI (about 25 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; Abbreviation: BMT)
  • SOUTHLAND FIELD (about 34 miles; SULPHUR, LA; Abbreviation: L75)
Amtrak station near Bridge City:

  • 20 miles: BEAUMONT (2555 W. CEDAR ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridge City:

  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 19 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,888)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,460)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 79 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 94 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 94 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 94 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 101 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)

Schools

Public high school in Bridge City:

  • BRIDGE CITY H S (Students: 772; Location: 300 BOWER DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bridge City:

  • BRIDGE CITY INT (Students: 606; Location: 1029 W ROUND BUNCH RD; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • HATTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 430; Location: 1035 W ROUND BUNCH RD; Grades: PK – 03)
  • BRIDGE CITY MIDDLE (Students: 392; Location: 300 BOWER DR; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SIMS EL (Students: 389; Location: 425 ROBERTS; Grades: PK – 03)

Libraries

Library in Bridge City:

  • BRIDGE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $78,532; Location: 101 PARKSIDE DR; 17,114 books; 271 audio materials; 1,097 video materials; 56 serial subscriptions)

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