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Galveston is 17th in Texas out of 302 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Galveston Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 47,762 66th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 41.2 51st 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,158.2 251st 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Galveston Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 5.9% 336th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.3% 370th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.6% 120th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Galveston Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 80.6% 201st 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.4% 120th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Galveston Rank Texas US
Race - White 62.5% 321st 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 19.2% 67th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9% 47th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.2% 82nd 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 352nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.3% 52nd 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 31.3% 169th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 45.0% 237th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Galveston Rank Texas US
Female residents 48.9% 360th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.8% 152nd 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Galveston Rank Texas US
Housing units 32,368 40th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 40.5% 22nd 24.0% 25.9%
Households 21,111 52nd 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 48.6% 358th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $128,300 136th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.2 383rd 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Galveston Rank Texas US
Income per capita $25,526 128th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $37,368 283rd $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.6% 106th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Galveston Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,071 74th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $558,357 87th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,808 226th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $275,931 17th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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