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Galveston County, TX

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Galveston County, TX
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatGalveston, TX
  • Population291,309
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 378.3600
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 769.8999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010291,309224 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010769.90198 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201813.3%680 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201825.0%303 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.0%1217 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016842.702506 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201627.5%1490 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201611.30928 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201842.4%2235 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20165363 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20159.1%2685 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201815.4%2048 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$942,883,000.00162 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20172908 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201195.34762 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201974.6%814 of 1006
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20181164 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)20119.072906 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2017$14,664,251.565 of 435
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$4,793,971,000.00266 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20103.8%292 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201237.9%476 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201827368 of 1961
Inmates Executed, All Races (Cumulative Since 1977) (County)1977-2018634 of 198
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201821356 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20105,052213 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201931,304.112112 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$125,000,000.00595 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$7,984,000,000.00213 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$121,000,000.00431 of 2178
Population (County)2050518,000193 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$227,583.00633 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050277,000226 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205044,000190 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050300255 of 2780
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