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Galveston Lifestyle Facts

Medical, Crime, Diversity and more



Galveston Medical Care
Hospital/Medical Center City Distance from City Accredited - Medicare.gov or JCAHO GPTR 99 City
Average
University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston In the city Yes 4 accredited hospitals within 10 miles of city
Shriners Hospitals for Children Galveston In the city Yes



Galveston
Distance to Nearest Large City
(pop. > 200,000)
50 miles  to Houston GPTR 99 City Average
72 miles



Galveston
Demographics (2010)
. . 99 City Avg
White 62.5% 80.7%
Black 19.2% 7.2%
Native American 0.9% 0.8%
Asian 3.2% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.2%
Other 11.0% 4.4%
Multiple Races 3.3% 3.0%
Hispanic (of any race) 31.3% 11.6%



Galveston
Median Age (2010)
39 years GPTR 99 City Average
37 years



Galveston
Family Income & Housing
(2010)
. . 99 City Average
Total Housing Units 32,368 32,601
Occupied Housing Units 62% 83%
Vacant Housing Units (seasonal or recreational use) 38% 17%
Home Ownership Rate 48% 55%
Median Family Income $46,100 $69,596
Average Family Size 3.00 2.90



Galveston
Population Density
(2016 est.)
. . 99 City Avg
Land Area (sq mi) 41 36
People Per Square Mile 1,233 2,151



Galveston Crime
(crimes per 10,000 population)
. Total Crimes Violent Crimes Property Crimes
2017 401 50 351
2016 398 48 350
2015 408 45 363
2014 472 52 420
2013 534 49 485


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