Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX

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2019 Population
165,593
0.812% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
39.5
0.254% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
17.2%
5.51% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$53,915
6.31% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$155,300
7.85% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
70,713
2.53% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX had a population of 166k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $53,915. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX grew from 164,260 to 165,593, a 0.812% increase and its median household income grew from $50,714 to $53,915, a 6.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.2%), White (Hispanic) (23.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.06%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.85%). 20.8% of the households in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

94.2% of the residents in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX are The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (1,267 degrees awarded in 2019), College of the Mainland (868 degrees), and Galveston College (707 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was $155,300, and the homeownership rate was 60%. Most people in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX is home to a population of 166k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 28.7% of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (47.5k people).

In 2019, there were 2.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.7k people) in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 39.2k White (Hispanic) and 29.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX are Spanish (28,301 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (527 speakers), and Vietnamese (476 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    84.7k ± 1.85k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    39.2k ± 1.77k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    29.5k ± 1.3k
26.9%
Hispanic Population
44.5k people

In 2019, there were 2.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.7k people) in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 39.2k White (Hispanic) and 29.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

26.9% of the people in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX are hispanic (44.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    28,301 speakers (18.1%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    527 speakers (0.336%)
  3. Vietnamese
    476 speakers (0.304%)

20.8% of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was Spanish. 18.1% of the overall population of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX are native Spanish speakers. 0.336% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 0.304% speak Vietnamese, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

28.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
47.5k people
8.98%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
14.8k people

As of 2019, 28.7% of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX residents (47.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was 8.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was 39.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    7,648 ± 2,097 people
  2. El Salvador
    1,080 ± 804 people
  3. Honduras
    689 ± 643 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 7,648 Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX residents, followed by El Salvador with 1,080 and Honduras with 689.

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Citizenship

94.2%
2019 Citizenship
94.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 94.2% of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was 94.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,153 ± 364
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,931 ± 348
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,563 ± 267

Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX is $53,915. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $145,445, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Grapevine, Southlake & Colleyville Cities PUMA, TX, with respective values of $134,211 and $128,192.

Males in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,606. The income inequality in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX employs 70.7k people. The largest industries in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX are Restaurants & Food Services (5,628 people), Construction (5,479 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,878 people), and the highest paying industries are Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($157,302), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($148,663), and Oil & gas extraction ($146,357).

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,915
2019 value
± $1,399
6.31%
1 Year Growth
± 4.37%

Households in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX have a median annual income of $53,915, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,714 in 2018, which represents a 6.31% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$65,277
Average Male Salary in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX
± $8,438
$48,606
Average Female Salary in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX
± $7,624

In 2019, full-time male employees in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX
  1. American Indian
    $66,564 ± $38,083
  2. White
    $52,544 ± $6,085
  3. Asian
    $50,152 ± $40,251

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.27 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX.

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Wage Distribution

0.472
2019 Wage GINI in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX
0.475
2018 Wage GINI in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX

In 2019, the income inequality in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.657% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $145,445, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Grapevine, Southlake & Colleyville Cities PUMA, TX, with respective values of $134,211 and $128,192.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX (27.5k out of 160k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    17,843 ± 1,044
  2. Hispanic
    9,393 ± 800
  3. Black
    7,108 ± 700

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

70.7k
2019 Value
2.53%
1 Year growth
± 2.53%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.53%, from 69k employees to 70.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX, are Retail salespersons (2,011 people), Registered nurses (1,914 people), and Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,783 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons (2,011 people), Registered nurses (1,914 people), and Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,783 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Millwrights (8.93 times higher than expected), Ship & boat captains & operators (7.88 times), and Miscellaneous plant & system operators (7.56 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($241,646), Personal financial advisors ($230,175), and Architectural & engineering managers ($181,624).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

70.7k
2019 Value
2.53%
1 Year growth
± 2.53%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.53%, from 69k employees to 70.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,628 people), Construction (5,479 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,878 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,628 people), Construction (5,479 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,878 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of Petroleum refining (15.2 times higher than expected), Water transportation (9.63 times), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals (6.74 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($157,302), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($148,663), and Oil & gas extraction ($146,357).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $358B
  2. $332B
  3. $284B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $358B, followed by Crude petroleum ($332B) and Gasoline ($284B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.8T
2018 Value in Texas
$5.07T
Projected 2045 Value in Texas
81.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Texas trade was $2.8T. This is expected to increase 81.2% to $5.07T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $97.6B
  2. $67.7B
  3. $60.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.6B, followed by Michigan with $67.7B and California and $60.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (43.2%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.16%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Texas
52.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 94.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 93.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 92% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Texas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Texas

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX awarded 2,842 degrees. The student population of Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX is skewed towards women, with 3,772 male students and 6,575 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX are White (1,299 and 46.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (789 and 28%), Black or African American (359 and 12.8%), and Asian (225 and 8%).

The largest universities in Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (1,267 and 44.6%), College of the Mainland (868 and 30.5%), and Galveston College (707 and 24.9%).

The most popular majors in Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX are Registered Nursing (523 and 18.4%), General Studies (376 and 13.2%), and Medicine (237 and 8.34%).

The median tuition cost in Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX for a public four year colleges is $4,161 for in-state students and $11,923 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 122 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 120 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 376 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was Registered Nursing with 122 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,267 degrees awarded
  2. 868 degrees awarded
  3. 707 degrees awarded
$4,161
Median In-State Public

In 2019, the Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston with 1,267 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,026
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,816
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,026 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX, which is 0.565 times less than the 1,816 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,299 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    789 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    359 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Galveston County (Central, South & East)--Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was White students. These 1,299 degrees mean that there were 1.65 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 789 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX was $155,300 in 2019, which is 0.646 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $144,000 to $155,300, a 7.85% increase. The homeownership rate in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX is 60%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$155,300
2019 Median
± $4,126
$144,000
2018 Median
± $4,427

In 2019, the median property value in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX grew to to $155,300 from the previous year's value of $144,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$53,915
Median Household Income
± $1,399
63.1k
Number of Households
± 1,747

In 2019, the median household income of the 63.1k households in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX grew to $53,915 from the previous year's value of $50,714.

The following chart displays the households in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

60%
2019 Homeownership
59.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 60% of the housing units in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (23.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.96% of the workforce in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (79%)
  2. Carpooled (11.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.86%)

In 2019, 79% of workers in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.5%) and those who worked at home (3.86%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

82.4% of the population of Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 40% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.65% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Texas was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1642 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1677 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 827 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (23.2%). Additionally, Burleson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,642 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,642 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Texas
$4,696
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,273
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,895
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

17.6%
Uninsured
40%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.65%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX declined by 2.49% from 18% to 17.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Galveston, Texas City & La Marque Cities PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 23.2% prevalence
  2. 22.7% prevalence
  3. 22.5% prevalence

Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 23.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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