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Galveston
  • Town in Texas

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade A minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Galveston is a town in Texas with a population of 50,307. Galveston is in Galveston County. Living in Galveston offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Galveston there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Galveston and residents tend to have moderate political views.

About

About Galveston...
Population
50,307

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$196,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,024
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    333.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    182.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    77.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    282.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,885.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    496.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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