Galena Park, Texas

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Population in 2013: 11,113 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 5,423  (48.8%)
Females: 5,690  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  29.0 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77029, 77547.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,367 (it was $31,660 in 2000)
Galena Park:

$39,367
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,045 (it was $12,207 in 2000)

Galena Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,886 (it was $46,100 in 2000)
Galena Park:

$71,886
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $73,584; Detached houses: $73,359; Townhouses or other attached units: $58,496; In 2-unit structures: $97,015; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $335,822; Mobile homes: $39,010

Median gross rent in 2012: $932.

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  • Hispanic - 8,860 (81.4%)
  • White alone - 1,240 (11.4%)
  • Black alone - 719 (6.6%)
  • Other race alone - 17 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Galena Park: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (3.3%), Irish (3.0%), United States (1.4%), English (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 28 feet

Land area: 4.99 square miles.

Population density: 2,229 people per square mile   (low).

Galena Park,TX real estate house value index trend

Galena Park, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Galena Park:

  • High school or higher: 62.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galena Park city:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

3,836 residents are foreign born

This city:  33.9%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Galena Park, Texas as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Galena Park to the number of sex offenders is 316 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,092 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,350 (1.9%)

Galena Park satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.74 N, Longitude: 95.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -942 (-8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 594 (14.3%)

Galena Park household income distribution Galena Park home values distribution

Property values in Galena Park, TX


Crime rates in Galena Park by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 010000001100
per 100,000 0.09.20.00.00.00.00.00.09.89.80.00.0
Rapes 6810576513236
per 100,000 55.973.990.446.565.957.147.69.829.319.729.754.0
Robberies 4667657741587
per 100,000 37.255.454.265.156.547.666.668.839.1147.679.363.0
Assaults 161924211522201881384
per 100,000 149.0175.4216.9195.3141.3209.3190.3176.978.1127.979.336.0
Burglaries 6171937678887591871075882
per 100,000 568.0655.5840.6706.8734.6837.2713.5894.2849.41052.5575.1737.7
Thefts 126136176181165166167174158155195138
per 100,000 1173.21255.51590.71683.31554.01579.31588.81709.71542.51524.71933.41241.5
Auto thefts 284626363824212832232823
per 100,000 260.7424.7235.0334.8357.9228.3199.8275.1312.4226.2277.6206.9
Arson 300202000100
per 100,000 27.90.00.018.60.019.00.00.00.09.80.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 200.8269.5284.0248.8249.6251.3234.4225.4224.9268.1211.2194.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Galena Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +500 (+5.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Galena Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Galena Park, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Galena Park 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 the city 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 (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galena Park topographic 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.

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: 113; Location: 1702 9TH ST; Grades: PK - 6)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Galena park high school is the school of the legendary and well known Michael barton, also known as MiKe B. he is Greatly known for conquering france and leaving only a poodle as his retributions. He is byfar the greatest leader to ever have walked the earth.

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 136. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

136
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.147
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.15
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.706. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.706
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.14

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.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.7%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.8% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 17.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Galena Park, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Galena Park travel time to work - commute Galena Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (36%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.38%
Here: 50.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim Estimate Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents36.1%28.3%10.0%2.8%2.6%
Congregations6.7%23.0%8.9%2.1%0.9%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)JewishLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.2%2.1%2.0%11.6%
Congregations2.8%3.3%1.3%3.1%47.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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.
State:

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.
State:

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

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Harris County:

26.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.1%
State:

15.7%
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
Financial Administration 4$10,060$30,1801$1,499
Other Government Administration 3$12,965$51,8607$1,900
Judicial and Legal 2$4,147$24,8821$1,481
Police Protection - Officers 15$60,799$48,6390$0
Police - Other 7$22,186$38,0330$0
Firefighters 6$23,672$47,3444$5,237
Streets and Highways 7$17,761$30,4470$0
Sewerage 2$8,389$50,3340$0
Parks and Recreation 8$22,618$33,9271$850
Water Supply 4$11,876$35,6280$0
Other and Unallocable 6$16,421$32,8422$1,169
Totals for Government 64$210,894$39,54316$12,136

Galena Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $150,000 ($13.50)
    Sewerage: $118,000 ($10.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,084,000 ($97.54)
    Water Utilities: $727,000 ($65.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $638,000 ($57.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $454,000 ($40.85)
    Fire Protection: $445,000 ($40.04)
    Financial Administration: $393,000 ($35.36)
    Regular Highways: $362,000 ($32.57)
    Sewerage: $307,000 ($27.63)
    General - Other: $85,000 ($7.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $51,000 ($4.59)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($2.07)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($1.44)
    Private Transit Subsidies: $10,000 ($0.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $125,000 ($11.25)
    Financial Administration: $113,000 ($10.17)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($4.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($2.43)
    Judicial: $14,000 ($1.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,840,000 ($255.56)

Galena Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $569,000 ($51.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $335,000 ($30.14)
    All Other: $290,000 ($26.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($3.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $196,000 ($17.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $413,000 ($37.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $407,000 ($36.62)
    Interest Earnings: $140,000 ($12.60)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.36)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $639,000 ($57.50)
  • Tax - Property: $2,250,000 ($202.47)
    Total General Sales: $816,000 ($73.43)
    Public Utilities: $644,000 ($57.95)
    NEC: $99,000 ($8.91)

Galena Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,026,000 ($272.29)

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,867 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.58% ($43,153 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.36% ($53,106)
from Galveston County, TX  0.23% ($41,153)


4.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,308 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.70% ($57,326 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.46% ($60,825)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.24% ($48,130)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Galena Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 17

Incident types - Galena Park

See full 2006 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
Businesses in Galena Park, TX
NameCountNameCount
Cricket Wireless1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1

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  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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