Galveston, Texas 

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Population

50,085

-0.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.4%

Median Income

$38,008

Median Home Price

$281,100

Houston Gifts

Best Places to Live in Galveston, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast. April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Galveston, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Galveston, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Diverse economy
Entertainment
Cost of living
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Hot, humid summers
Unattractive setting


What Bert Has To Say About Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area

The rapidly growing Houston area continues to rank the fourth largest metro area in the United States behind New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Not only is the population huge, but the area includes 10 counties covering some 900 square miles and spreads some 50 miles in each direction.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Galveston County
Metro Area: Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Galveston
Zip Codes: 77550 77551 77554
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Galveston is 8.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Galveston jobs have increased by 3.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Galveston's cost of living is 8.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Galveston's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Galveston county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 60.6% to 37.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Galveston's population is 50,085 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Galveston is Real Estate: $281,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.1%.

SCHOOLS
Galveston public schools spend $12,887 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.9 students per teacher in Galveston. More Education



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Housing Market in Galveston

It's a good time to buy in Galveston. Home Appreciation is up 19.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Galveston is $281,100.

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Reviews for Galveston   11 Reviews
Location - 10/6/2016
Your intro page for Galveston, Texas shows the location as: Location: Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast I'd like to let you know that Galveston (not... Read More

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Visiting and Appreciating Galveston - 3/15/2013
Galveston is one of the friendliest, relaxing invigorating places my family and I have visited. My children love this island, and we are considering moving here.... Read More

The Galveston of the 1950's and 1960's - 12/27/2011
I was born on the island in 1948 and graduated from Ball High in 1966. Growing up on the island was a lot of fun and the island was clean and safe. I have seen the... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN GALVESTON, TEXAS
77550 77551 77554

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