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Overview
Population:47,743
Pop. Change:-20%
State: Texas
Metro Area: Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metro Area
County: Galveston County
City:Galveston
Zip Code:77550, 77551, ... 6 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Galveston's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Galveston, Texas

As of 2012, Galveston's population is 47,743 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -19.93 percent.

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The median home cost in Galveston is $151,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.70 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Galveston's cost of living is 14.10% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Galveston public schools spend $4,309 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Galveston.

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The unemployment rate in Galveston is 8.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Galveston jobs have Increased by 2.40 percent.


Ranked #2 Most Irritation Prone Cities
Ranked #4 Where to Live to Avoid a Natural Disaster (Highest Risk)
Ranked #4 Riskiest Places for Natural Disasters
Ranked #6 Hurricane Hotspots
Ranked #9 Most Congested Cities
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Map Of Galveston

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Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Galveston's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes