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Galveston, Texas
Galveston, Texas
USA
ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Galveston, is 41% less than it is in Galveston and 52,945% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Galveston, TXUnited States, TX
 Unemployment Rate5.00%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth0.73%1.59%
 Future Job Growth36.46%37.98%
 Sales Taxes8.25%6.00%
 Income Taxes0.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$26,164$28,555
 Household Income$38,008$53,482
 Family Median Income$51,510$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Galveston, TXGalveston, TX
 Income Less Than 15K21.22%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K6.26%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K13.25%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K10.41%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K9.00%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.79%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K8.81%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K8.97%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K7.59%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K2.36%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K4.35%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Galveston, TXGalveston, TX
 Management, business, finance0.109280.14536
 Engineering, computers, science0.045980.05341
 Community, social services0.009850.01673
 Legal0.008350.01164
 Education, library0.061940.06126
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.67%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology9.06%5.67%
 Healthcare support0.024590.0251
 Firefighters, law enforcement2.74%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving0.100370.05762
 Building maintenance0.06940.04007
 Personal care0.034580.03654
 Sales, office, administrative support0.222970.24356
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.002720.00733
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair8.23%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving0.093140.12086
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