Galveston County, Texas 

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Population

321,184

+12.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$61,744

Median Home Price

$215,600

United States / Texas / No Metro Area / Galveston County / Cities / Zip Codes
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Best Places to Live in Galveston County, Texas

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


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QUICK FACTS

Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Galveston County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: League City, Galveston, 16 total
Zip Codes: 77573, 77546, 77539, 77590, 77550, 77551, 77568, 77510, 77591, 77518, 17 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Galveston County is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Galveston County jobs have increased by 3.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Galveston County's cost of living is 3.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Galveston County's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Galveston County's population is 321,184 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 12.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Galveston County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.7%.

SCHOOLS
Galveston County public schools spend $9,312 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.8 students per teacher in Galveston County. More Education



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Housing Market in Galveston

It's a good time to buy in Galveston. Home Appreciation is up 8.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Galveston is .

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ZIP CODES IN GALVESTON COUNTY, TEXAS
77573, 77546, 77539, 77590, 77550, 77551, 77568, 77510, 77591, 77518, 17 total

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