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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Galveston, Texas, is 5.00%, with job growth of 0.73%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.46%.

Galveston, Texas Taxes
Galveston, Texas,sales tax rate is 8.25%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Galveston, Texas Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $26,164, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $38,008.


  ECONOMYGalveston, TexasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.00%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  0.73%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  36.46%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  8.25%6.00%
  Income Taxes  0.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $26,164$28,555
  Household Income  $38,008$53,482
  Family Median Income  $51,510$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.36%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  1.02%0.61%
  Construction  6.46%6.19%
  Manufacturing  4.23%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  1.48%2.72%
  Retail trade  10.28%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.96%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  0.90%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  3.10%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.63%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  4.38%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.09%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  4.21%4.27%
  Educational services  12.47%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  17.61%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  3.97%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  14.21%7.44%
  Other services  3.90%4.94%
  Public administration  3.50%4.80%
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  10/6/2016
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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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