Beach City, Texas

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Beach City is a city in Chambers County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,645 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Beach City is located at 29°42′9″N 94°51′46″W / 29.7025°N 94.86278°W / 29.7025; -94.86278 (29.702527, -94.862789)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11.5 km²), all of it land.

Historical development

To prevent annexation by the nearby City of Baytown eight miles to the northwest, this community voted in April 1966 to become incorporated.[4]

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,645 people, 623 households, and 490 families residing in the city. The population density was 370.9 people per square mile (143.0/km²). There were 714 housing units at an average density of 161.0/sq mi (62.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.62% White, 1.58% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 1.76% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.74% of the population.

There were 623 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.5% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males.

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