Galveston, Texas 

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Population

50,180

15% Decline

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$38,008

Avg. Home Price

$190,700

Best Places to Live in Galveston, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Hot, humid summers
-Unattractive setting

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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

City: Galveston
Zip Codes: 77550 77551 77554
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Galveston is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Galveston jobs have increased by 0.73%. 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%. 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 $190,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.28%. 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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Housing Market in Galveston

It's a good time to buy in Galveston. Home Appreciation is up 16.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Galveston Real Estate.

The median home price in Galveston is $190,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Galveston   12 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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