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Baytown is a city in Harris County. (The community straddles Harris and Chambers counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Baytown is 29.735N. The longitude is -94.977W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 67,251.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Baytown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harris County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77521 ZIP code.
8% of Baytown residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Baytown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Baytown was $17,641, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Baytown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Baytown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $877.
Libraries in Baytown include Sterling Municipal Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Baytown include Baytown Sun
TV stations in Baytown include KAZH.
Harris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Baytown political report.
The average commute time for Baytown workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 18 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Baytown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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