Latest Data (2016)
Population 50,550
Nationwide Rank 754

Quick Facts

Galveston, Texas is the 754th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Galveston, Texas is a city.

Galveston, Texas is currently 15.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Galveston, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Galveston, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
744 Aliso Viejo, California 51,424 28.5%
745 Edina, Minnesota 51,350 8.3%
746 Olympia, Washington 51,202 18.7%
747 Parker, Colorado 51,163 106.8%
748 Enid, Oklahoma 51,004 8.7%
749 Burien, Washington 50,997 60.3%
750 Coral Gables, Florida 50,815 18.9%
751 Logan, Utah 50,676 18.6%
752 Plainfield, New Jersey 50,636 5.8%
753 Cerritos, California 50,555 -1.9%
754 Galveston, Texas 50,550 -12.1%
755 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 50,285 43.9%
756 Lakewood, Ohio 50,279 -11.0%
757 Poway, California 50,077 3.8%
758 Methuen, Massachusetts 49,917 13.5%
759 Troy, New York 49,702 0.9%
760 Azusa, California 49,628 10.7%
761 Wilson, North Carolina 49,620 10.1%
762 Bedford, Texas 49,528 4.8%
763 Stillwater, Oklahoma 49,504 26.0%
764 Downers Grove, Illinois 49,473 -0.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
303 San Angelo 100,702 13.8%
307 Allen 99,179 119.9%
368 Sugar Land 88,177 35.8%
374 Edinburg 87,650 79.1%
399 Mission 83,563 79.9%
400 Bryan 83,260 26.2%
409 Conroe 82,286 111.4%
411 Longview 82,055 12.5%
438 Pharr 77,320 63.1%
453 Baytown 75,992 14.0%
466 Missouri City 74,561 39.3%
474 New Braunfels 73,959 91.6%
476 Temple 73,600 33.3%
477 Flower Mound 73,547 42.0%
503 North Richland Hills 69,798 24.7%
511 Cedar Park 68,918 163.7%
525 Victoria 67,670 11.7%
531 Georgetown 67,140 134.7%
547 Mansfield 65,631 130.9%
548 Harlingen 65,539 11.4%
589 Rowlett 61,999 37.4%
590 San Marcos 61,980 70.2%
628 Pflugerville 59,245 146.2%
677 Port Arthur 55,427 -3.8%
689 Euless 54,769 18.4%
722 DeSoto 52,599 39.0%
734 Grapevine 51,971 21.8%
754 Galveston 50,550 -12.1%
762 Bedford 49,528 4.8%
789 Cedar Hill 48,343 47.5%
791 Texas City 48,262 15.5%
801 Wylie 47,701 205.3%
823 Keller 46,646 66.6%
839 Burleson 45,016 104.9%
851 Haltom City 44,361 13.4%
865 Rockwall 43,586 131.4%
883 Leander 42,761 406.1%
888 Little Elm 42,504 841.6%
893 The Colony 42,408 56.6%
909 Sherman 41,567 18.0%
916 Coppell 41,360 13.0%
920 Huntsville 41,208 17.2%
945 Weslaco 40,033 39.0%
961 Duncanville 39,457 9.3%
962 Schertz 39,453 87.4%
965 Friendswood 39,396 34.8%
969 Hurst 39,160 7.7%
972 Kyle 39,060 552.3%
981 Lancaster 38,867 49.4%
1015 Texarkana 37,679 8.1%
1031 Rosenberg 36,937 52.4%
1042 San Juan 36,663 37.4%
1053 Lufkin 36,159 8.4%
1060 Del Rio 35,998 5.9%
1082 La Porte 35,086 9.4%
1089 Farmers Branch 34,988 27.2%
1108 Waxahachie 34,345 58.3%
1121 Nacogdoches 33,932 13.0%
1125 Deer Park 33,782 18.2%
1143 Socorro 33,277 19.8%
1163 Copperas Cove 32,808 9.2%
1217 Southlake 30,991 41.9%
1251 Cleburne 30,223 14.3%
1260 Weatherford 29,969 54.7%
1267 Harker Heights 29,757 68.2%
1296 Eagle Pass 28,834 26.4%
1309 Seguin 28,614 20.4%
1311 Big Spring 28,532 13.6%
1344 Cibolo 27,855 772.6%
1355 Lake Jackson 27,529 0.0%
1371 Greenville 27,172 13.0%
1425 Alvin 26,164 21.8%
1426 Colleyville 26,152 32.0%
1431 Kingsville 26,071 2.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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