Latest Data (2017)
Population 50,497
Nationwide Rank 758

Quick Facts

Galveston, Texas is the 758th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Galveston, Texas is a city.

Galveston, Texas is currently 15.3% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Galveston, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Galveston, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
748 Apopka, Florida 51,564 85.4%
749 Florissant, Missouri 51,443 -4.5%
750 Grand Island, Nebraska 51,390 18.0%
751 Plainfield, New Jersey 51,327 7.2%
752 Battle Creek, Michigan 51,286 -3.8%
753 St. Cloud, Florida 51,282 133.4%
754 Logan, Utah 51,115 19.6%
755 Coral Gables, Florida 51,095 19.5%
756 Cerritos, California 51,020 -1.0%
757 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 50,665 45.0%
758 Galveston, Texas 50,497 -12.1%
759 Apex, North Carolina 50,451 137.6%
760 Summerville, South Carolina 50,388 78.2%
761 Collierville, Tennessee 50,286 52.4%
762 Methuen, Massachusetts 50,259 14.3%
763 Lakewood, Ohio 50,249 -11.0%
764 Enid, Oklahoma 50,122 6.8%
765 Poway, California 50,041 3.7%
766 Smyrna, Tennessee 49,969 79.7%
767 Azusa, California 49,864 11.2%
768 Stillwater, Oklahoma 49,829 26.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
304 Allen 100,685 123.3%
306 San Angelo 100,119 13.2%
362 Edinburg 90,280 84.4%
371 Sugar Land 88,485 36.3%
397 Mission 84,424 81.8%
399 Conroe 84,378 116.7%
403 Bryan 84,021 27.4%
415 Longview 81,522 11.7%
434 Pharr 79,487 67.7%
438 New Braunfels 79,152 105.1%
451 Baytown 76,804 15.2%
454 Flower Mound 76,681 48.1%
466 Cedar Park 75,704 189.7%
474 Temple 74,503 34.9%
475 Missouri City 74,497 39.2%
508 Georgetown 70,685 147.1%
509 North Richland Hills 70,441 25.8%
516 Mansfield 68,928 142.5%
540 Victoria 67,106 10.8%
562 Harlingen 65,467 11.3%
583 Pflugerville 63,359 163.3%
588 San Marcos 63,071 73.2%
589 Rowlett 62,868 39.3%
683 Port Arthur 55,498 -3.6%
688 Euless 55,174 19.3%
713 Grapevine 53,982 26.5%
717 DeSoto 53,568 41.5%
758 Galveston 50,497 -12.1%
769 Wylie 49,826 218.9%
774 Bedford 49,486 4.7%
780 Leander 49,234 482.7%
793 Cedar Hill 48,710 48.6%
797 Texas City 48,558 16.2%
822 Keller 47,266 68.9%
832 Little Elm 46,548 931.1%
840 Burleson 46,145 110.0%
860 Haltom City 44,417 13.5%
864 Rockwall 44,208 134.7%
877 Kyle 43,480 626.1%
895 The Colony 42,721 57.7%
910 Coppell 41,941 14.6%
911 Sherman 41,917 19.0%
925 Huntsville 41,277 17.4%
946 Weslaco 40,358 40.2%
955 Schertz 40,092 90.4%
962 Friendswood 39,839 36.3%
971 Duncanville 39,487 9.4%
976 Lancaster 39,386 51.4%
989 Hurst 39,051 7.4%
1024 Rosenberg 37,661 55.4%
1034 Texarkana 37,333 7.1%
1037 Farmers Branch 37,088 34.9%
1041 San Juan 36,981 38.6%
1071 Del Rio 36,006 5.9%
1075 Lufkin 35,837 7.4%
1089 La Porte 35,371 10.3%
1090 Waxahachie 35,340 62.9%
1125 Socorro 34,048 22.6%
1130 Deer Park 33,891 18.6%
1139 Nacogdoches 33,614 11.9%
1173 Copperas Cove 32,706 8.9%
1196 Southlake 31,824 45.7%
1225 Harker Heights 31,075 75.6%
1244 Weatherford 30,654 58.2%
1258 Cleburne 30,230 14.3%
1295 Cibolo 29,249 816.3%
1305 Seguin 28,983 21.9%
1306 Eagle Pass 28,945 26.9%
1348 Big Spring 27,905 11.1%
1366 Lake Jackson 27,473 -0.1%
1367 Greenville 27,443 14.2%
1406 Colleyville 26,674 34.6%
1421 Alvin 26,474 23.2%
1444 Sachse 25,937 153.0%
1469 Kingsville 25,482 -0.1%
1475 Hutto 25,367 1648.2%
1476 Balch Springs 25,357 29.6%
1483 Midlothian 25,254 157.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 50,497 758
2016 50,550 754
2015 50,180 752
2014 49,608 755
2013 48,733 765
2012 47,762 775
2011 47,496 773
2010 47,743 758
2009 56,148 606
2008 57,039 582
2007 56,928 578
2006 57,023 574
2005 57,194 572
2004 57,306 557
2003 57,196 545
2002 57,202 536
2001 56,990 528
2000 57,510 516
1990 59,606 411
1880 22,248 82