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Galveston County, Texas (Texas): Economy and Business Data & Market Research


Based on the data from 2002 when the population of Galveston County, Texas was 261,219

Number of Establishments per 100,000 population

Number of Establishments - Galveston County (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 176 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 67, State average - 187)
  • A) Wholesale trade: 176 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 67, State average - 187)
  • B) Retail trade: 217 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 83, State average - 129)
  • B) Information: 217 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 83, State average - 129)
  • C) Real estate & rental & leasing: 861 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 329, State average - 301)
  • C) Professional, scientific & technical services: 861 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 329, State average - 301)
  • D) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 59 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 22, State average - 41)
  • D) Educational services: 59 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 22, State average - 41)
  • E) Health care & social assistance: 232 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 88, State average - 100)
  • E) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 232 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 88, State average - 100)
  • F) Accommodation & food services: 456 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 174, State average - 210)
  • F) Other services (except public administration): 456 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 174, State average - 210)

Number of Employees per 100,000 population

Number of Employees - Galveston County (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 6,762 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 2,588, State average - 8,179)
  • A) Wholesale trade: 6,762 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 2,588, State average - 8,179)
  • B) Retail trade: 1,704 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 652, State average - 1,855)
  • B) Information: 1,704 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 652, State average - 1,855)
  • C) Real estate & rental & leasing: 10,804 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 4,135, State average - 4,126)
  • C) Professional, scientific & technical services: 10,804 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 4,135, State average - 4,126)
  • D) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 868 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 332, State average - 1,305)
  • D) Educational services: 868 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 332, State average - 1,305)
  • E) Health care & social assistance: 1,575 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 602, State average - 715)
  • E) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 1,575 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 602, State average - 715)
  • F) Accommodation & food services: 2,225 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 851, State average - 1,859)
  • F) Other services (except public administration): 2,225 (Per 100,000 population: Here - 851, State average - 1,859)

Annual Payroll ($1,000) per 100,000 population

Annual Payroll ($1,000) - Galveston County (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: $423,170 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $161,998, State average - $346,561)
  • A) Wholesale trade: $423,170 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $161,998, State average - $346,561)
  • B) Retail trade: $59,816 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $22,898, State average - $111,882)
  • B) Information: $59,816 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $22,898, State average - $111,882)
  • C) Real estate & rental & leasing: $208,373 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $79,769, State average - $86,057)
  • C) Professional, scientific & technical services: $208,373 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $79,769, State average - $86,057)
  • D) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: $35,284 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $13,507, State average - $96,333)
  • D) Educational services: $35,284 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $13,507, State average - $96,333)
  • E) Health care & social assistance: $32,906 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $12,597, State average - $26,775)
  • E) Arts, entertainment & recreation: $32,906 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $12,597, State average - $26,775)
  • F) Accommodation & food services: $85,528 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $32,741, State average - $140,325)
  • F) Other services (except public administration): $85,528 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $32,741, State average - $140,325)

Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000) per 100,000 population

Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000) - Galveston County (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: $7,859,473 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $3,008,767, State average - $3,053,408)
  • A) Wholesale trade: $7,859,473 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $3,008,767, State average - $3,053,408)
  • B) Retail trade: $934,513 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $357,750, State average - $2,365,038)
  • B) Information: $934,513 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $357,750, State average - $2,365,038)
  • C) Real estate & rental & leasing: $2,236,605 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $856,218, State average - $932,647)
  • C) Professional, scientific & technical services: $2,236,605 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $856,218, State average - $932,647)
  • D) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: $N (Per 100,000 population: State average - $0)
  • D) Educational services: $N (Per 100,000 population: State average - $0)
  • E) Health care & social assistance: $163,327 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $62,524, State average - $134,815)
  • E) Arts, entertainment & recreation: $163,327 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $62,524, State average - $134,815)
  • F) Accommodation & food services: $222,156 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $85,045, State average - $331,518)
  • F) Other services (except public administration): $222,156 (Per 100,000 population: Here - $85,045, State average - $331,518)

Industry Description Number of Establishments
[1997 / 2002]
Number of Employees
[1997 / 2002]
Annual Payroll ($1,000)
[1997 / 2002]
Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000)
[1997 / 2002]
Manufacturing1766,762$423,170$7,859,473
Petroleum & coal products manufacturing72500-4999--
Petroleum & coal products manufacturing72500-4999--
Petroleum refineries52500-4999--
Chemical manufacturing141000-2499--
Basic chemical manufacturing91000-2499--
Other basic organic chemical manufacturing51000-2499--
Cyclic crude & intermediate manufacturing21000-2499--
All other basic organic chemical manufacturing3500-999--
Fabricated metal product manufacturing471,110$44,709$161,761
Architectural & structural metals manufacturing17546$21,873$86,610
Plate work & fabricated structural product manufacturing12500-999--
Wholesale trade2171,704$59,816$934,513
Durable goods merchant wholesalers140500-999--
Mtr vehicle & parts & supplies merchant wholesalers1220-99--
Lumber & other const material merchant wholesalers320-99--
Prof & commercial equip & supp merchant wholesalers20100-249--
Metal & mineral (exc petrol) merchant wholesalers7100-249--
Metal service centers & other metal merchant wholesalers7100-249--
Electrical goods merchant wholesalers18100-249--
Machinery, equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers48250-499--
Industrial machinery & equipment merchant wholesalers2020-99--
Industrial supplies merchant wholesalers1220-99--
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers2120-99--
Nondurable goods merchant wholesalers69500-999--
Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers13100-249--
Farm products raw materials merchant wholesalers120-99--
Chemicals & allied products merchant wholesalers12100-249--
Other chemicals & allied prods merchant wholesalers11100-249--
Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers8100-249--
Petroleum bulk stations & terminals220-99--
Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers80-19--
Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers80-19--
Wholesale trade agents & brokers80-19--
Retail trade86110,804$208,373$2,236,605
Motor vehicle & parts dealers951,345$50,905$614,891
Automobile dealers27808$34,606$461,817
New car dealers11737$33,021$430,363
Used car dealers1671$1,585$31,454
Other motor vehicle dealers22149$4,917$56,455
Motorcycle, boat & other motor vehicle dealers21100-249--
Motorcycle dealers430$873$8,112
Boat dealers15104$3,782$47,458
All other motor vehicle dealers20-19--
Automotive parts, accessories & tire stores46388$11,382$96,619
Automotive parts & accessories stores33303$9,051$83,511
Tire dealers1385$2,331$13,108
Furniture & home furnishings stores28262$5,596$35,599
Furniture stores8125$3,492$19,814
Home furnishings stores20137$2,104$15,785
Other home furnishings stores1398$1,296$10,823
Window treatment stores40-19--
All other home furnishings stores920-99--
Electronics & appliance stores26112$2,393$20,105
Electronics & appliance stores26112$2,393$20,105
Appliance, television & other electronics stores1820-99--
Radio, television & other electronics stores1420-99--
Computer & software stores655$1,381$12,743
Camera & photographic supplies stores20-19--
Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers74821$19,531$177,747
Building material & supplies dealers62762$18,759$172,431
Home centers5301$6,310$73,745
Paint & wallpaper stores520-99--
Other building material dealers43370$10,634$86,559
Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores1259$772$5,316
Food & beverage stores1252,171$37,438$439,476
Grocery stores862,038$35,198$406,463
Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores591,989$34,520$395,763
Convenience stores2749$678$10,700
Specialty food stores1974$1,106$14,604
Beer, wine & liquor stores2059$1,134$18,409
Health & personal care stores59877$15,439$130,777
Health & personal care stores59877$15,439$130,777
Pharmacies & drug stores29697$12,004$112,689
Cosmetics, beauty supplies & perfume stores638$355$2,911
Optical goods stores1276$1,747$7,849
Other health & personal care stores1266$1,333$7,328
Food (health) supplement stores737$434$3,639
All other health & personal care stores529$899$3,689
Gasoline stations146634$9,925$205,262
Gasoline stations146634$9,925$205,262
Gasoline stations with convenience stores133590$9,088$196,435
Clothing & clothing accessories stores99798$8,439$67,445
Clothing stores68611$6,340$50,209
Men's clothing stores420-99--
Women's clothing stores27188$1,900$13,797
Children's & infants' clothing stores320-99--
Family clothing stores17241$2,098$16,183
Clothing accessories stores50-19--
Other clothing stores1220-99--
Shoe stores15116$1,077$10,359
Jewelry, luggage & leather goods stores1671$1,022$6,877
Jewelry stores1520-99--
Luggage & leather goods stores10-19--
Sporting goods, hobby, book & music stores43404$5,181$52,605
Sporting goods, hobby & musical instrument stores33318$4,361$45,462
Sporting goods stores23256$3,403$37,660
Hobby, toy & game stores520-99--
Sewing, needlework & piece goods stores420-99--
Musical instrument & supplies stores10-19--
Book, periodical & music stores1086$820$7,143
Book stores & news dealers720-99--
Prerecorded tape, compact disc & record stores320-99--
General merchandise stores372,668$42,419$413,295
Department stores (expt discount dept stores)4488$7,501$56,304
Other general merchandise stores301000-2499--
Warehouse clubs & supercenters51000-2499--
All other general merchandise stores25100-249--
Miscellaneous store retailers101500-999--
Florists1878$1,312$5,494
Office supplies, stationery & gift stores39266$2,625$19,717
Office supplies & stationery stores558$1,059$9,956
Gift, novelty & souvenir stores34208$1,566$9,761
Used merchandise stores1653$605$3,017
Other miscellaneous store retailers28100-249--
Pet & pet supplies stores420-99--
Art dealers20-19--
All other miscellaneous store retailers2020-99--
Nonstore retailers28100-249--
Electronic shopping & mail-order houses8100-249--
Direct selling establishments1620-99--
Other direct selling establishments1320-99--
Information59868$35,284N
Publishing industries (except Internet)13211$6,690$20,514
Newspaper, periodical, book & directory publishers11100-249--
Motion picture & sound recording industries420-99-N
Motion picture & video industries320-99-N
Motion picture & video exhibition120-99--
Telecommunications33545$26,430N
Wired telecommunications carriers24497$25,364Q
Real estate & rental & leasing2321,575$32,906$163,327
Real estate1641,116$21,971$102,492
Lessors of real estate93723$12,259$64,070
Lessors of residential buildings & dwellings51524$8,783$43,294
Lessors of nonresidential buildings (except miniwarehouses)21107$1,641$8,558
Lessors of miniwarehouses & self-storage units1320-99--
Offices of real estate agents & brokers3893$2,244$14,703
Activities related to real estate33300$7,468$23,719
Real estate property managers22272$6,602$21,474
Residential property managers17100-249--
Rental & leasing services67250-499--
Consumer goods rental37198$3,416$17,370
Video tape & disc rental18146$1,678$9,983
Other consumer goods rental100-19--
Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment rental & leasing16140$4,343$31,623
Const/trans/mining/forestry machinery & equip rental & leasing1192$2,657$17,262
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (exc copyrighted works)10-19--
Professional, scientific & technical services4562,225$85,528$222,156
Professional, scientific & technical services4562,225$85,528$222,156
Legal services105250-499--
Offices of lawyers101393$23,533$70,933
Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services62229$4,185$11,652
Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services62229$4,185$11,652
Offices of certified public accountants2720-99--
Tax preparation services1163$204$1,089
Other accounting services2020-99--
Architectural, engineering & related services89700$29,824$60,149
Architectural services745$2,357$5,376
Engineering services50250-499--
Surveying & mapping (except geophysical) services1120-99--
Testing laboratories984$3,407$7,345
Specialized design services90-19--
Interior design services60-19--
Computer systems design & related services46137$7,064$15,168
Computer systems design & related services46137$7,064$15,168
Custom computer programming services2394$4,199$8,860
Computer systems design services1820-99--
Management, scientific & technical consulting services80271$10,474$29,125
Management consulting services49185$7,313$17,132
Admin management & general management consulting services27117$4,149$9,635
Environmental consulting services1220-99--
Other scientific & technical consulting services1920-99--
Advertising & related services1120-99--
Other professional, scientific & technical services46250-499--
Photographic services1220-99--
Photography studios, portrait1120-99--
Veterinary services26241$6,080$17,200
Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service2072,753$65,732$186,666
Administrative & support services1892,267$49,593$122,760
Office administrative services18109$4,370$9,393
Employment services22500-999--
Employment placement agencies720-99--
Business support services1981$2,386$5,073
Travel arrangement & reservation services13101$1,481$3,175
Investigation & security services13133$2,193$4,513
Investigation, guard & armored car services6102$1,301$2,147
Security systems services731$892$2,366
Services to buildings & dwellings901,226$25,540$78,558
Exterminating & pest control services1379$2,363$6,867
Janitorial services16642$11,064$26,922
Landscaping services45263$5,671$17,060
Carpet & upholstery cleaning services720-99--
Other services to buildings & dwellings9100-249--
Other support services1320-99--
All other support services1120-99--
Waste management & remediation services18486$16,139$63,906
Waste treatment & disposal5250-499--
Waste treatment & disposal5250-499--
Hazardous waste treatment & disposal3250-499--
Remediation & other waste management services9100-249--
All other waste management services520-99--
Educational services32100-249--
Educational services32100-249--
Other schools & instruction2420-99--
Fine arts schools1039$416$1,312
Sports & recreation instruction80-19--
Health care & social assistance47012,481$338,809$988,418
Ambulatory health care services3042,957$77,611$195,666
Offices of physicians116699$32,904$69,741
Offices of physicians116699$32,904$69,741
Offices of physicians (except mental health specialists)103500-999--
Offices of physicians, mental health specialists1320-99--
Offices of dentists80462$15,235$42,685
Offices of other health practitioners72297$7,718$20,182
Offices of chiropractors2998$1,970$6,549
Offices of optometrists1864$1,894$6,522
Offices of physical, occupational & speech therapists, and audiol10105$3,193$4,966
Offices of physical, occupational & speech therapists and audiol10105$3,193$4,966
Offices of all other health practitioners820-99--
Outpatient care centers11234$7,511$28,074
Other outpatient care centers8217$7,143$27,008
All other outpatient care centers320-99--
Home health care services151,180$12,937$28,663
Other ambulatory health care services720-99--
Hospitals45000-9999--
General medical & surgical hospitals25000-9999--
Nursing & residential care facilities371000-2499--
Nursing care facilities151000-2499--
Residential mental retardation/health & substance abuse facility12100-249--
Residential mental retardation facilities820-99--
Community care facilities for the elderly1020-99--
Social assistance1251000-2499--
Individual & family services33250-499--
Child & youth services564$988$4,819
Services for the elderly & persons with disabilities7250-499--
Other individual & family services21100-249--
Community food & housing/emergency & other relief services820-99--
Community housing services620-99--
Temporary shelters320-99--
Child day care services82500-999--
Arts, entertainment & recreation1042,064$32,560$126,492
Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries14500-999--
Spectator sports3250-499--
Spectator sports3250-499--
Racetracks1250-499--
Promoters of performing arts, sports & similar events420-99--
Museums, historical sites & similar institutions17500-999--
Museums, historical sites & similar institutions17500-999--
Museums10100-249--
Zoos & botanical gardens2500-999--
Amusement, gambling & recreation industries73500-999--
Other amusement & recreation services63500-999--
Golf courses & country clubs7100-249--
Marinas18106$2,043$12,386
Fitness & recreational sports centers22278$3,441$10,710
All other amusement & recreation industries1420-99--
Accommodation & food services48410,352$114,465$418,713
Accommodation511,616$27,198$89,296
Traveler accommodation481,609$27,028$88,451
Hotels (except casino hotels) & motels451,600$27,011$88,131
RV (recreational vehicle) parks & recreational camps37$170$845
RV (recreational vehicle) parks & recreational camps37$170$845
RV (recreational vehicle) parks & campgrounds37$170$845
Food services & drinking places4338,736$87,267$329,417
Full-service restaurants1764,571$46,552$170,087
Limited-service eating places1863,604$34,981$134,862
Limited-service eating places1863,604$34,981$134,862
Limited-service restaurants1613,250$31,815$123,805
Cafeterias, buffets & grill buffets5193$1,988$6,208
Special food services16268$2,688$11,054
Drinking places (alcoholic beverages)55293$3,046$13,414
Other services (except public administration)4072,289$53,704$262,933
Repair & maintenance1731,085$32,416$99,734
Automotive repair & maintenance126724$18,862$58,184
Automotive mechanical & electrical repair & maintenance77302$7,686$28,885
General automotive repair63256$6,454$23,568
Automotive transmission repair728$781$3,407
Automotive body, paint, interior & glass repair28226$8,563$20,632
Automotive body, paint & interior repair & maintenance2220-99--
Automotive glass replacement6100-249--
Other automotive repair & maintenance21196$2,613$8,667
Automotive oil change & lubrication976$1,391$5,026
Car washes9100-249--
Electronic & precision equipment repair & maintenance749$1,585$5,754
Com & industrial mach & equip (exc auto/elect) repair & maint16137$6,526$16,611
Personal & household goods repair & maintenance24175$5,443$19,185
Home & garden equipment & appliance repair & maintenance768$2,498$7,243
Appliance repair & maintenance768$2,498$7,243
Other personal & household goods repair & maintenance1120-99--
Personal & laundry services153836$13,252$37,973
Personal care services77377$5,727$12,713
Hair, nail & skin care services67346$5,541$11,873
Beauty salons62250-499--
Death care services20114$2,546$10,405
Funeral homes & funeral services1487$2,140$9,043
Drycleaning & laundry services31266$3,709$10,024
Coin-operated laundries & drycleaners1020-99--
Drycleaning & laundry services (except coin-operated)20237$3,347$8,223
Other personal services2579$1,270$4,831
Pet care (except veterinary) services624$313$1,090

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