Galveston, Texas 

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Population

49,706

-0.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$38,008

Median Home Price

$201,500

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.

Pros
-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Hot, humid summers
-Unattractive setting

Local Listings in Galveston
 $165,000 
5124 Avenue L
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1793 SqFt
 $236,000 
2120 Avenue O 1/2
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1296 SqFt
 $789,999 
526 Paradise Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2668 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

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 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
April, November and March are the most pleasant months in Galveston, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Galveston county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Galveston's population is 49,706 people. Since 2010, 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 $201,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.1%. Check out the homes in the area

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 12.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Galveston Real Estate

The median home price in Galveston is $201,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Galveston   12 Reviews
GPD works for the bloods - 1/20/2019
I've lived in Galveston for several years. The police are corrupt and paid off by the local blood gang. It takes outside agencies such as Texas Marshals, DEA, and FBI to... Read More

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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

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


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77550 77551 77554

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NEW LISTINGS IN GALVESTON
$165,000
5124 Avenue L
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$236,000
2120 Avenue O 1/2
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$789,999
526 Paradise Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$350,000
3416 Binnacle Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$279,000
16512 Barbados Way
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$339,000
13953 Pirates Beach Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$329,999
4202 Jackson Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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