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The county is in the Houston-Baytown metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 271,743. This was an increase of  8.63% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$42,419
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Galveston County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Galveston County was $30,541. This was an increase of 23.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 99% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Galveston

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13% of Galveston County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galveston County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Galveston County include Alta Loma Cemetery, Beth Jacob Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Dickinson Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Galveston Memorial Cemetery, Grace Memorial Cemetery, Greek Cemetery, Hitchcock Cemetery, La Marque Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Galveston County include Bayou Vista, Clear Lake Shores, Crystal Beach, Dickinson, Friendswood, Galveston, Heights, Hitchcock, Jamaica Beach, Kemah ... View communities

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Colleges in Galveston County include College of the Mainland, Galveston College, Texas A&M University - Galveston, University of Texas Medical Branch ... View colleges

School districts in Galveston County include Clear Creek ISD, Dickinson ISD, Friendswood ISD, Galveston ISD, High Island ISD, Hitchcock ISD, La Marque ISD, Santa Fe ISD, Texas City ISD ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Galveston County include Friendswood Public Library, Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library, Helen Hall Library, La Marque Public Library, Mae S Bruce Library, Mares Memorial Library, Moore Memorial Public Library, Rosenberg Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Galveston County include Galveston County Daily News, Texas City Post ... View newspapers

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Galveston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galveston County political report.

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Hotels in Galveston County include Beachcomber Inn, Best Value Inn & Suites, Best Value Inn & Suites, Best Western Beachfront Inn, Comfort Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn & Suites on the Beach, Days Inn, Days Inn, Days Inn Galveston, Econo Lodge ... More hotels

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