Bayou Vista, Texas

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Bayou Vista, Texas
Location of Bayou Vista, Texas
Location of Bayou Vista, Texas
Coordinates: 29°19′34″N 94°56′22″W / 29.32611°N 94.93944°W / 29.32611; -94.93944Coordinates: 29°19′34″N 94°56′22″W / 29.32611°N 94.93944°W / 29.32611; -94.93944
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyGalveston
Area
 • Total0.45 sq mi (1.16 km2)
 • Land0.32 sq mi (0.82 km2)
 • Water0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
Elevation
3 ft (1 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,537
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
1,633
 • Density5,151.42/sq mi (1,992.03/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-06060[3]
GNIS feature ID1381076[4]
Websitebayouvista.us

Bayou Vista is a city in Galveston County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,537 at the 2010 census.[5] It received severe damage from Hurricane Ike on September 13, 2008.

Geography[edit]

Map of Bayou Vista

Bayou Vista is located at 29°19′34″N 94°56′22″W / 29.32611°N 94.93944°W / 29.32611; -94.93944 (29.325979, –94.939502).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.2 km2), of which 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 29.15%, is water.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19901,320
20001,64424.5%
20101,537−6.5%
2019 (est.)1,633[2]6.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2020 census[edit]

Bayou Vista racial composition[9]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 1,501 85.14%
Black or African American (NH) 10 0.57%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 6 0.34%
Asian (NH) 30 1.7%
Some Other Race (NH) 10 0.57%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 59 3.35%
Hispanic or Latino 147 8.34%
Total 1,763

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,763 people, 1,028 households, and 631 families residing in the city.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,644 people, 784 households, and 508 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,323.5 people per square mile (1,295.4/km2). There were 926 housing units at an average density of 1,872.0 per square mile (729.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.83% White, 0.55% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.79% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.37% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.87% of the population.

There were 784 households, out of which 12.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.48.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 10.2% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 41.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $62,321, and the median income for a family was $70,114. Males had a median income of $52,045 versus $31,467 for females. The per capita income for the city was $30,495. About 0.6% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 3.9% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Bayou Vista is served by the Texas City Independent School District[12] (formerly by the La Marque Independent School District[13]). La Marque High School is the designated high school as the LMISD school zones were retained after the 2016 merger with Texas City ISD.[14] Bayou Vista is zoned to La Marque elementary and middle schools: La Marque Primary School, Hayley Elementary, and La Marque Middle School.[15]

The former La Marque District (and the Texas City district) are zoned to the College of the Mainland.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Bayou Vista city, Texas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 6, 2012.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Bayou Vista city, Texas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 6, 2012.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  10. ^ http://www.census.gov[not specific enough to verify]
  11. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  12. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Galveston County, TX" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2021-04-17.
  13. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Galveston County, TX." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 21, 2018.
  14. ^ "TEA annexes LMISD to TCISD Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine" (Archive). Texas City Independent School District. Retrieved on January 12, 2016. "With this in mind, students will continue to attend their neighborhood schools for the 2016-2017 school year,” said Dr. Lusignolo."
  15. ^ "TCISD Attendance Zones". Texas City Independent School District. Retrieved 2022-02-22. - Compare to this map of municipalities
  16. ^ Texas Education Code, Section 130.174, "College of the Mainland District Service Area".
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[10][11]

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