Galveston, Texas 

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Economy in Galveston, Texas

Galveston has an unemployment rate of 5.0%. The US average is 5.2%.

Galveston has seen the job market increase by 0.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.5%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Galveston
- The Sales Tax Rate for Galveston is 8.3%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Galveston is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Galveston
- The average income of a Galveston resident is $26,164 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Galveston resident is $38,008 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYGalveston, TexasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.0%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth0.7%1.6%
  Future Job Growth36.5%38.0%
  Sales Taxes8.3%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.0%4.6%
  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, hunting0.4%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction1.0%0.6%
  Construction6.5%6.2%
  Manufacturing4.2%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.5%2.7%
  Retail trade10.3%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing5.0%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information0.9%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.1%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.6%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services4.4%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.2%4.3%
  Educational services12.5%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance17.6%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation4.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services14.2%7.4%
  Other services3.9%4.9%
  Public administration0.035040.04801
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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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