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-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.

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Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast See Local Real Estate
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Schools: See Local Schools
City: Galveston
Zip Codes: 77550, 77551, ... 3 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Galveston


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Galveston is 5.00 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Galveston jobs have Increased by 0.73 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Galveston's cost of living is 2.40% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Galveston's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Galveston's population is 50,180 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -15.05 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Galveston is $198,802. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 25.77%. 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. Learn more...

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It's a good time to buy in Galveston. Home Appreciation is up 10.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Galveston Real Estate.
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  10/6/2016
Location

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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  3/15/2013
Visiting and Appreciating Galveston

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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  12/27/2011
The Galveston of the 1950's and 1960's

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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