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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Galveston is 53,219. Galveston, Texas is the 750th largest city in the US.
Galveston is located entirely in Galveston County.
The peak population of Galveston was in 1990, when its population was 59,606. In 1990, Galveston was the 411th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 750th largest city in the US. Galveston is currently 10.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Galveston has shrunk 7.4% since the year 2000. Galveston, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Galveston has a population density of 1,158.2 people per square mile.
|744||West Sacramento, California||53,637||67.3%|
|746||Spring Hill, Tennessee||53,339||546.4%|
|749||Oak Park, Illinois||53,224||1.3%|
|751||Twin Falls, Idaho||53,213||52.2%|
|752||Pinellas Park, Florida||53,202||12.7%|
|756||Winter Haven, Florida||52,710||92.2%|
The total voting age population of Galveston, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 37,537. The voting age population is 50.2% male and 49.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.4% of the residents of Galveston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Galveston are 76.2% White, 16.9% Black, 2.8% Asian, 2.5% Two or more races, 1.1% Other and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 30.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Galveston, 19.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.5%. On a per-household basis, 12.6% of families are below the poverty line in Galveston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.2% of Galveston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.5% of Galveston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.2% have a bachelor's degree and 11.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Galveston residents aged 5 and older, 26.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 21.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Galveston is 7.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Galveston, 21.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Galveston is $49,319.
In Galveston, 43.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 56.1% of housing units in Galveston.
Of all the housing units in Galveston, 15.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Galveston, 14.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Galveston is $991.
In Galveston, 81.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.