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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Galveston County, Texas
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.