Latest Data (2015)
Population 50,180
Nationwide Rank 752

Quick Facts

Galveston, Texas is the 752nd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Galveston, Texas is a city.

Galveston, Texas is currently 15.8% 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

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
746 Coral Gables, Florida 19.6%
747 Lakewood, Ohio -10.3%
748 Burien, Washington 58.6%
749 Logan, Utah 17.9%
750 Olympia, Washington 16.7%
751 Aliso Viejo, California 25.4%
752 Galveston, Texas -12.7%
753 Poway, California 3.9%
754 Edina, Minnesota 5.7%
755 Cerritos, California -3.0%
756 Troy, New York 1.3%
757 Charleston, West Virginia -6.7%
758 Downers Grove, Illinois 0.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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