Galveston, Texas 

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Economy in Galveston, Texas

Galveston has an unemployment rate of 4.5%. The US average is 3.9%.

Galveston has seen the job market increase by 3.1% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 31.0%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Galveston
- The Sales Tax Rate for Galveston is 8.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- 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

  ECONOMYGalveston, TexasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate4.5%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth3.1%1.6%
  Future Job Growth31.0%33.5%
  Sales Taxes8.3%7.3%
  Income Taxes00.046
  Income per Cap.$28,227$31,177
  Household Income$42,486$57,652
  Family Median Income$57,605$70,850
  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 administration3.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Galveston    13 Reviews
    GPD works for the bloods - 1/20/2019
    I've lived in Galveston for several years. The police are corrupt and paid off by the local blood gang. It takes outside agencies such as Texas Marshals, DEA, and FBI to... Read More

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    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

    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


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