Galveston County, Texas 

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Population

321,184

+12.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$61,744

Median Home Price

$207,700

United States / Texas / No Metro Area / Galveston County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Galveston County, 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

Local Listings in Galveston, County, TX
 $209,900 
2957 Stone Spring Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1751 SqFt
 $209,900 
2957 Stone Spring Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1751 SqFt
 $180,000 
326 Knoll Forest Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1214 SqFt
 $179,000 
2801 Overland Trl
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1477 SqFt

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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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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Galveston County jobs have increased by 3.14%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Galveston County's cost of living is 2.00% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Galveston County's Cost of Living

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 12.17%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Galveston County is $207,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.60%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Galveston County

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 11.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Galveston Real Estate or Find top agents in Galveston

The median home price in Galveston is $207,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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NEW LISTINGS IN GALVESTON COUNTY TX
$209,900
2957 Stone Spring Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$180,000
326 Knoll Forest Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$179,000
2801 Overland Trl
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$240,990
610 Forest Bend Ln # G5C4BC
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$210,990
2824 Cross Colony Dr # 8RU2WG
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$185,000
2805 Seastrand Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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