Galveston County, TX

Current Temperature ° Population 300,484

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 30.3%

Registered Offenders

13.69% Higher than national avg.
  • 548 offenders in Galveston County
  • 18.24 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $219,900
  • Median Sales Price: $70,804
  • Foreclosures: 120
  • Homes For Sale: 1,135
  • Homes For Rent: 56

Environmental Hazards

920 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 29
  • Registered Polluters: 32
  • Superfunds: 49
  • Tanks & Spills: 810

Unemployment

Very High 5.5%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

67 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 67 K-12 public schools in Galveston County, TX and 8 private schools. Homefacts rates Galveston County's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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Crime view details

548 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$219,900 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$70,804 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    18.1%
  • Rented
    26.4%
  • Owned
    55.5%

1,135 Homes For Sale View All

$178,000
8008 Silver Oak Drive
Texas City, TX 77591
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$150,000
814 10th Avenue
Texas City, TX 77590
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$114,900
521 White Wing Court
Dickinson, TX 77539
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$234,000
314 Gulf Winds Drive
Bacliff, TX 77518
3 Beds | 3 Baths

120 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$85,000
17th
Santa Fe, TX 77510
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$15,180
Estuary Ct
Galveston, TX 77554
-- Beds | -- Baths
$19,896
Avenue L
Galveston, TX 77551
-- Beds | 1 Baths
$7,470
Jackson Rd
Hitchcock, TX 77563
-- Beds | 1 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

3,006 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Galveston County, TX issued 3,006 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3,006 permits, 2638 were issued for single family homes and 368 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Galveston County, TX issued 622 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

56 Rental Properties View All

$1,200
3214 Alsworth Street
Bacliff, TX 77518
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$2,500
8008 Silver Oak Drive
Texas City, TX 77591
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$2,200
966 James Road
Bolivar Peninsula, TX 77617
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,200
1536 Texas Avenue
Texas City, TX 77590
-- Beds | 3 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Galveston County, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $701
  • 1 Bedroom: $797
  • 2 Bedrooms: $976
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,333
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,690

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Environmental Hazards

920 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Galveston County, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Galveston County, TX
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  • Superfunds
    in Galveston County, TX
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Galveston County, TX
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Galveston County, TX has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Galveston County, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.58 Average
    Galveston County, TX is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 56.05°
  • February 61.27°
  • March 66.27°
  • April 71.5°
  • May 77.9°
  • June 84.15°
  • July 83.7°
  • August 85.35°
  • September 82.6°
  • October 74.3°
  • November 66.5°
  • December 61.55°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Galveston County, TX

Earthquakes
Galveston County, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Galveston County, TX has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Galveston County, TX has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Galveston County, TX has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Galveston County, TX: $69,190

Unemployment

Unemployment in Galveston County is 5.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 36.04%
White Collar - 63.96%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

Neighborhood Info

7 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

67 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

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