Galveston County, Texas Population 2022

Galveston County, Texas's estimated population is 362,556 with a growth rate of 1.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Galveston County, Texas is the 16th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 291,309 and has seen a growth of 24.46% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18504,5290.00%
18608,2293,70081.70%
187015,2907,06185.81%
188024,1218,83157.76%
189031,4767,35530.49%
190044,11612,64040.16%
191044,4793630.82%
192053,1508,67119.49%
193064,40111,25121.17%
194081,17316,77226.04%
1950113,06631,89339.29%
1960140,36427,29824.14%
1970169,81229,44820.98%
1980195,94026,12815.39%
1990217,39921,45910.95%
2010291,30973,91034.00%
2011297,2465,9372.04%
2012303,1835,9372.00%
2013309,1205,9371.96%
2014315,0575,9371.92%
2015320,9945,9371.88%
2016326,9315,9371.85%
2017332,8685,9371.82%
2018338,8055,9371.78%
2019344,7425,9371.75%
2020350,6825,9401.72%
2021356,6195,9371.69%
2022362,5565,9371.66%
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Galveston County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White253,94175.22%
Black or African American42,79412.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2660.38%
Asian11,4423.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander880.03%
Some Other Race7,4332.20%
Two or More Races20,6366.11%
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Galveston County, Texas Population by Race

Galveston County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Galveston County, Texas Median Age

37.7


Total

36.5


Male

38.9


Female

Galveston County, Texas Adults

There are 255,674 adults, (48,374 of whom are seniors) in Galveston County, Texas.

Galveston County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Galveston County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

171,576

50.82%

Male

166,024

49.18%

Galveston County, Texas Population by Age

Galveston County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Galveston County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All67.5%32.5%
Female53%47%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Male50.9%49.1%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Galveston County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All125,2042.6567.5
Married64,3663.2882.4
Male5,4043.3850.9
Female15,8943.3253
Non Family39,5401.2551.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Galveston County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,0864.00%
9th to 12th Grade14,5596.41%
High School Graduate55,83224.59%
Some College52,81123.26%
Associates Degree21,8149.61%
Bachelors Degree48,19421.23%
Graduate Degree24,71710.89%
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Galveston County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Galveston County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian8,0577,3764,755
White138,515131,27551,997
Native American1,076909400
2+ Races11,1419,1062,994
Black27,88224,4576,150
Hispanic48,60836,8958,508
Other Race4,3353,005639
Islander4545

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.02%.

Galveston County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,816$61,431$39,322
Less Than 9th Grade$26,185$31,687$18,484
High School Graduate$32,322$43,704$23,671
Some College$44,671$61,703$34,691
Bachelors Degree$65,933$83,874$55,855
Graduate Degree$76,886$95,567$65,868

$49,816

Average Earnings

$61,431

Average Male

$39,322

Average Female

Galveston County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galveston County, Texas Language by Age

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Galveston County, Texas Language

80.41% of Galveston County, Texas residents speak only English, while 19.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.51% of the population.

Galveston County, Texas Language

Galveston County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black40,9737,48918.28%
Hispanic82,88613,13715.85%
Native1,22017214.10%
Multiple20,3762,0139.88%
Asian11,2989128.07%
White188,42714,2967.59%
Islander8833.41%
Other1,111NaN%

10.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.82%

Male Poverty Rate

12.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galveston County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galveston County, Texas is Black, with 18.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galveston County, Texas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.50%.

Galveston County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.35%
High School12.39%
Some College9.15%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%

Galveston County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.07%
Male Unemployed20.76%
Female Employed6.68%
Female Unemployed23.57%

Galveston County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galveston County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,633$99,715
Families$94,795$118,413
Married Families$113,207$134,946
Non Families$38,341$55,312
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Income by Household Type

Galveston County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Galveston County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Galveston County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Galveston County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Galveston County, Texas Marital Status

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21,272

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5,008
First Gulf War5,334
Vietnam6,940
Korea1,091
World War II330

Galveston County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,108
35 to 545,817
55 to 643,915
65 to 745,199
75+4,233

Galveston County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White17,6679.07%
Black2,6758.42%
Native American504.42%
Asian1191.31%
Islander39.09%
Other Race1492.92%
2+ Races6094.59%
Hispanic2,5484.41%

Galveston County, Texas Veterans by Race

Galveston County, Texas Veterans by Education

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6.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galveston County, Texas Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Galveston County, Texas Employment by Age

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Galveston County, Texas Employment by Race

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Galveston County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.56%

Born in Galveston County, Texas

90.37%

Native Born

9.63%

Foreign Born

5.31%

Non Citizen

4.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.37% of Galveston County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 64.56% having been born in Texas. 5.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Galveston County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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