Galena Park, Texas

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Population in 2017: 10,989 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 
Males: 5,599  (51.0%)
Females: 5,390  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

30.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77029, 77547.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,587 (it was $31,660 in 2000)
Galena Park:

$43,587
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,607 (it was $12,207 in 2000)

Galena Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $95,266 (it was $46,100 in 2000)
Galena Park:

$95,266
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $89,188; detached houses: $89,969; townhouses or other attached units: $104,015; mobile homes: $32,730

Median gross rent in 2017: $928.

March 2019 cost of living index in Galena Park: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.5%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.2% for Black residents, 22.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.7% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Galena Park, TX (2010)
    • 8,86081.4%Hispanic
    • 1,24011.4%White alone
    • 7196.6%Black alone
    • 170.2%Other race alone
    • 270.2%Two or more races
    • 130.1%American Indian alone
    • 100.09%Asian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Galena Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Galena Park, Texas as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Galena Park is 575 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Galena Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(57.1)
5
(47.6)
1
(9.8)
3
(29.3)
2
(19.7)
3
(29.7)
6
(54.0)
6
(54.1)
6
(53.8)
10
(89.0)
5
(44.6)
4
(36.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(47.6)
7
(66.6)
7
(68.8)
4
(39.1)
15
(147.6)
8
(79.3)
7
(63.0)
8
(72.1)
8
(71.7)
8
(71.2)
11
(98.1)
6
(54.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(209.3)
20
(190.3)
18
(176.9)
8
(78.1)
13
(127.9)
8
(79.3)
4
(36.0)
4
(36.0)
14
(125.5)
19
(169.0)
25
(223.0)
17
(154.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
88
(837.2)
75
(713.5)
91
(894.2)
87
(849.4)
107
(1,053)
58
(575.1)
82
(737.7)
59
(531.7)
66
(591.5)
49
(435.9)
43
(383.6)
37
(336.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
166
(1,579)
167
(1,589)
174
(1,710)
158
(1,543)
155
(1,525)
195
(1,933)
138
(1,241)
146
(1,316)
106
(949.9)
129
(1,148)
98
(874.3)
102
(927.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(228.3)
21
(199.8)
28
(275.1)
32
(312.4)
23
(226.2)
28
(277.6)
23
(206.9)
27
(243.3)
47
(421.2)
42
(373.7)
21
(187.3)
17
(154.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)241.8225.6216.9216.4258.0203.3187.1181.4202.7232.7186.5185.7

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City-data.com crime index in Galena Park, TX

Crime rate in Galena Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 28 feet

Land area: 4.99 square miles.

Population density: 2,204 people per square mile   (low).

Galena Park, Texas map

4,273 residents are foreign born (36.3% Latin America).

This city:

36.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,039 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,406 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pasadena, TX (5.8 miles , pop. 141,674).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (8.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Jacinto City, TX (1.4 miles ),
Cloverleaf, TX (2.2 miles ),
South Houston, TX (2.3 miles ),
Pasadena, TX (2.4 miles ),
Channelview, TX (2.8 miles ),
Deer Park, TX (2.8 miles ),
Houston, TX (3.0 miles ),
Sheldon, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.74 N, Longitude: 95.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -642 (-5.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 349 (7.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Galena Park, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Galena Park, TX in 2017

Property values in Galena Park, TX

Galena Park satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $32,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $29,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $41,500
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $40,900
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $54,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $78,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $227,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Galena Park, TX residents
Average permit cost in Galena Park, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Galena Park, TX
Historical housing units in Galena Park, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +500 (+5.0%).
Most common industries in Galena Park, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (6.0%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Galena Park, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Galena Park, Texas

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Galena Park, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 104. This is worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.80
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.267. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.267
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 20.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00590
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Galena Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Galena Park city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galena Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 332.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.6 miles away from Galena Park center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 397.9 miles away from Galena Park center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 178.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 488.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 187.7 miles away from Galena Park center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harris County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 15, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Winds: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galena Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Galena Park:

  • DEATON HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 208 N MAIN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Galena Park:

  • SAN JACINTO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • JACINTO CITY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • EAST HARRIS COUNTY HOSPICE SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • A 1 HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PASADENA, TX)
  • EAST HOUSTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • COLUMBIA SUN BELT MEDICAL CENTER WEST (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HOUSTON, TX)
  • JACINTO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; JACINTO CITY, TX)

Amtrak stations near Galena Park:

  • 6 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station
  • 9 miles: HOUSTON (902 WASHINGTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galena Park:

  • University of Houston (about 7 miles; Houston, TX; Full-time enrollment: 31,888)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 8 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)
  • Texas Southern University (about 8 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 7,053)
  • Houston Community College (about 9 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 38,303)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 10 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • University of St Thomas (about 10 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Rice University (about 11 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)

Public high school in Galena Park:

Public elementary/middle schools in Galena Park:

Private elementary/middle school in Galena Park:

  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL (Students: 76, Location: 1702 9TH ST, Grades: PK-6)
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User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Galena Park: Galena Park Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (A), Galena Park Fire Department Station 2 (B), Galena Park Police Department (C), Galena Park City Hall (D), Galena Park Fire Station (E), Galena Park Library (F), Galena Park Police Station (G), Port of Houston Authority Fire Department Station 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Galena Park Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Galena Park include: First Baptist Church of Galena Park (A), Holland Avenue Baptist Church (B), Galena Park Church of the Nazarene (C), Galena Park Church of Christ (D), New Beginnings Church of God (E), Galena Park Methodist Church (F), Galena Park Church of God Seventh Day (G), Galena Park Assembly of God Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Galena Park include: Dement Stadium (1), Galena Park City Park (2), Galena Manor Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Chris Hardy - College football player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats), Desmond Jackson - College football player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats), Tremaine Johnson - Player of and football.

Harris County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

81.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Galena Park (2011 data):

  • Comerica Bank: Galena Park Branch at 1515 Clinton Drive, branch established on 1943/07/11. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated

For population 15 years and over in Galena Park:

Marital status in Galena Park, TX
  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Galena Park:

  • High school or higher: 58.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.8
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Galena Park
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Galena Park, TX (based on Harris County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,077,2872,102
Catholic741,896109
Mainline Protestant278,855288
Other213,212296
Black Protestant65,641211
Orthodox12,88425
None1,702,684-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 737
Harris County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 41
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 530
Harris County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,321
Harris County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,302
Harris County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.0%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Harris County:

17.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Galena Park:

45.5%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Galena Park:

43.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Galena Park:

28.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Galena Park:

24.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Galena Park:

30.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Galena Park:

51.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Galena Park:

80.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Galena Park, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$60,799$48,6390$0
Parks and Recreation 8$22,618$33,9271$850
Police - Other 7$22,186$38,0330$0
Streets and Highways 7$17,761$30,4470$0
Firefighters 6$23,672$47,3444$5,237
Other and Unallocable 6$16,421$32,8422$1,169
Water Supply 4$11,876$35,6280$0
Financial Administration 4$10,060$30,1801$1,499
Other Government Administration 3$12,965$51,8607$1,900
Sewerage 2$8,389$50,3340$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,147$24,8821$1,481
Health 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 64$210,894$39,54316$12,136

Galena Park government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $155,000 ($14.11)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($3.28)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,677,000 ($152.61)
    Police Protection: $1,389,000 ($126.40)
    Water Utilities: $1,183,000 ($107.65)
    Sewerage: $743,000 ($67.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $618,000 ($56.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $534,000 ($48.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $418,000 ($38.04)
    General - Other: $404,000 ($36.76)
    Regular Highways: $378,000 ($34.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000 ($9.01)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($1.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $308,000 ($28.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $488,000 ($44.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($2.00)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($1.46)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($1.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($0.82)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,929,000 ($266.54)

Galena Park government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,012,000 ($92.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $461,000 ($41.95)
    Other: $249,000 ($22.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($5.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $247,000 ($22.48)
    General Revenue - Other: $160,000 ($14.56)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,063,000 ($96.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $648,000 ($58.97)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Tax - Property: $3,266,000 ($297.21)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,387,000 ($126.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $648,000 ($58.97)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $118,000 ($10.74)
    Other License: $87,000 ($7.92)

Galena Park government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,280,000 ($662.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,030,000 ($639.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($22.75)

Galena Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,060,000 ($96.46)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $324,000 ($29.48)

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,009 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.60% ($63,555 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.38% ($72,088)
from Galveston County, TX  0.21% ($59,610)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,188 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.09%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.83% ($73,794 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.58% ($100,531)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.28% ($69,346)
Businesses in Galena Park, TX
NameCountNameCount
Cricket Wireless1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Galena Park:

  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVL (1480 AM; 3 kW; PASADENA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galena Park:

  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTSU (90.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KFTG (88.1 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Galena Park:

  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KHLM-LP (Channel 43; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Galena Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.0mTotal length
  • $8,000Total costs
  • 51,250Total average daily traffic
  • 55Total average daily truck traffic
  • 95,495Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Galena Park, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 51980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Galena Park, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$84,6915$77,36825$48,0255$39,0561$68,3101$35,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$50,4901$120,2902$100,2400$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$91,2034$71,65327$66,71514$27,8974$40,4680$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$81,1801$40,8404$85,7604$27,8450$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$65,3402$111,7451$42,3200$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2337.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$84,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$79,450
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$49,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2337.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Galena Park, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Galena Park, TX - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of fires - 54 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2010. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Galena Park, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.2%), and Outside Fires (27.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Galena Park, TX
    • 17846.2%Structure Fires
    • 10527.3%Outside Fires
    • 5714.8%Other
    • 4511.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Galena Park, TX
Most common first names in Galena Park, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5270.9 years
James4969.9 years
William4573.3 years
Mary4378.2 years
Charles2669.0 years
Robert2373.3 years
George2271.4 years
Willie2077.3 years
Annie1575.5 years
Mildred1572.9 years
Most common last names in Galena Park, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2775.0 years
Davis2574.0 years
Williams2476.4 years
Johnson1977.0 years
Wilson1871.8 years
Brown1775.6 years
Taylor1675.7 years
Jackson1470.1 years
Jones1473.5 years
Anderson1271.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Galena Park, TX
  • 63.3%Utility gas
  • 36.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Galena Park, TX
  • 49.4%Utility gas
  • 49.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Galena Park compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Galena Park on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #18 (77547) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #25 (77029) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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