galveston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,485 9.0 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 8,188 29.6 % 32.6 %
Some College 7,437 26.9 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 5,218 18.9 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 4,304 15.6 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 22,631 81.9 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 7,903 28.6 % 28.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 48,971 - -
19 years old and under 11,058 22.6 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 17,633 36.0 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 13,565 27.7 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 6,715 13.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 33,801 77.3 % 84.6 %
Spanish 9,690 22.2 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 226 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 7,497 40.0 % 33.5 %
Married 7,513 40.0 % 50.5 %
Separated 625 3.3 % 2.6 %
Divorced 3,126 16.7 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 32,060 - -
Occupied Housing Units 20,320 63.4 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 11,740 36.6 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 17,807 55.5 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 525 1.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,805 5.6 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,700 5.3 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 2,004 6.3 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 3,246 10.1 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 4,917 15.3 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 43 0.1 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 13 0.0 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 2,496 7.8 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 4,844 15.1 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 5,378 16.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 4,367 13.6 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 4,668 14.6 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 6,084 19.0 % 13.0 %
Electric 11,990 37.4 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 8,032 25.1 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 165 0.5 % 4.1 %
Other Fuel 29 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 104 0.3 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 34,948 73.0 % 75.5 %
African-American 10,064 21.0 % 13.1 %
Native American 166 0.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 2,016 4.2 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 664 1.4 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 39,098 55,775
Median Family Income 51,763 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 26,665 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 46.67 %
  • Temperature 77.3 ℉
  • Rainfall 1.89 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.38
    [CDD] 7.53
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com