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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Bridge City is a suburb of Beaumont with a population of 8,004. Bridge City is in Orange County. Living in Bridge City offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Bridge City and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Bridge City are above average.
About Bridge City...
Population
8,004

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$130,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$913
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Bridge City Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    73.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    60.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    146.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    999
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    158.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Bridge City

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,118
National
$55,322
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Bridge City Reviews

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Small town, friendly people. Close knit community with good schools. Quiet community, close to larger cities. good local shopping as well. Close to casinos in Louisiana. Easy access to waterways for boating, fishing, crabbing.
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Bridge City has an excellent school system for children. The people are very welcoming and accommodating. They came together during and after Hurricane Harvey and it restored my faith in humanity. The community is always looking for ways to help others and be a blessing. I am glad to call Bridge City my home and raise my children here.
Looking for a place where the schools are good, crime is down, and neighbors are friendly? Bridge City should be on your list. It's a small town that has everything, from the theater to athletic events, within a few short miles.