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Bridge City is a city in Orange County, in the Beaumont-Port Arthur metro area.

The community was named for the Rainbrow Bridge over the Neches River.

The latitude of Bridge City is 30.020N. The longitude is -93.845W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,660.


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Median household income
Local
$42,045
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bridge City demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Prairie View
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 25. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lower Neches Wildlife Management Area
Historic sites and museums: Bridge City Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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14% of Bridge City residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bridge City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bridge City was $18,290, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Bridge City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bridge City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $394.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $811.


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Libraries in Bridge City include Bridge City Public Library ... View libraries

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Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bridge City political report.

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The average commute time for Bridge City workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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