Galveston, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 1,268 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.2%
 
Males: 600  (47.4%)
Females: 668  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

44.6 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46932.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,242 (it was $45,450 in 2000)
Galveston:

$59,242
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,771 (it was $22,880 in 2000)

Galveston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,727 (it was $79,800 in 2000)
Galveston:

$121,727
IN:

$141,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $714.

March 2019 cost of living index in Galveston: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.6% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Galveston, IN (2010)
    • 1,25996.0%White alone
    • 211.6%Hispanic
    • 141.1%Two or more races
    • 70.5%Black alone
    • 60.5%Asian alone
    • 40.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Galveston, Indiana as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Galveston is 207 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (35.1%), German (22.6%), English (12.6%), Irish (10.0%), Polish (3.9%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 2,237 people per square mile   (low).

Galveston, Indiana map

13 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Indiana:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $678 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $622 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (37.8 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (54.5 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (116.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Walton, IN (2.5 miles ),
Grissom AFB, IN (2.6 miles ),
Kokomo, IN (2.7 miles ),
Bunker Hill, IN (2.7 miles ),
Onward, IN (2.8 miles),
Indian Heights, IN (3.3 miles ),
Russiaville, IN (3.4 miles ),
Burlington, IN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 86.19 W

Area code: 574

Distribution of median household income in Galveston, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Galveston, IN in 2017
Galveston satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $138,100
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Indiana:

3.9%
Most common industries in Galveston, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.2%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (23.2%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.0%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Galveston, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)

Average climate in Galveston, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Galveston, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.5. This is about average.

City:

70.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Galveston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Galveston town center injured 44 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 15.8 miles away from the town center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galveston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 172.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 151.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 203.4 miles away from Galveston center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from Galveston center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 170.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galveston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Galveston:

  • AMERICANA HEALTHCARE CTR OF KOKOMO (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • HOWARD REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM-WEST CAMPUS (Hospital, about 6 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • WATERFORD PLACE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • HOWARD REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM WEST CAMPUS (Hospital, about 7 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-SYCAMORE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)
  • ST JOSEPH'S TRANSITIONAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KOKOMO, IN)

Airports located in Galveston:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galveston:

  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 9 miles; Kokomo, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 29 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Taylor University (about 38 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 40 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Anderson University (about 43 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 46 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Ball State University (about 49 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)

Public elementary/middle school in Galveston:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Galveston Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Galveston and their reported violations in the past:

DEER CREEK ESTATES HOME WATER ASSOC. (Population served: 265, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-24-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2012)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Galveston that have no violations reported:

  • GALVESTON WATER WORKS (Population served: 1,603, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Galveston (2011 data):

  • Salin Bank and Trust Company: Galveston Branch at 436 South California, branch established on 1980/11/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $851.0 mil, Deposits: $677.9 mil, headquarters in Indianapolis, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Salin Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Farmers Bank and Trust Company: Galveston Branch at 112 South California Street, branch established on 1935/12/16. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $912.5 mil, Deposits: $732.0 mil, headquarters in Converse, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Galveston:

Marital status in Galveston, IN
  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

For population 25 years and over in Galveston:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Indiana average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Galveston, IN (based on Cass County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,83943
Mainline Protestant5,22825
Catholic4,5831
Other5092
Black Protestant1241
None21,683-
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: 8
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Here:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cass County:

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

29.9%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cass County:

18.3%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Galveston:

49.8%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Galveston:

45.9%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Galveston:

29.2
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Galveston:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.5%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

56.2%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Galveston, IN 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
Financial Administration 1$1,996$23,9520$0
Sewerage 1$3,894$46,7280$0
Water Supply 1$2,551$30,6120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,941
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,851
Streets and Highways 0$0 5$4,228
Totals for Government 3$8,441$33,76412$8,020

Galveston government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $334,000 ($263.41)
    Central Staff Services: $292,000 ($230.28)
    Water Utilities: $242,000 ($190.85)
    Regular Highways: $56,000 ($44.16)
    Air Transportation: $31,000 ($24.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($21.29)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($21.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($14.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($6.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $3,000 ($2.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $394,000 ($310.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($11.04)

Galveston government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $288,000 ($227.13)
    Air Transportation: $58,000 ($45.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($21.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($7.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $76,000 ($59.94)
    Highways: $5,000 ($3.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.79)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $255,000 ($201.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $185,000 ($145.90)
    Highways: $53,000 ($41.80)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($9.46)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($2.37)
  • Tax - Property: $256,000 ($201.89)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.79)

Galveston government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $751,000 ($592.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $697,000 ($549.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,000 ($42.59)

Galveston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000 ($7.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $535,000 ($421.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,000 ($22.08)

4.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Howard County, IN  0.63% ($31,894 average AGI)
from Miami County, IN  0.60% ($39,438)
from Fulton County, IN  0.38% ($33,393)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Howard County, IN  0.93% ($39,058 average AGI)
to Miami County, IN  0.59% ($29,989)
to Carroll County, IN  0.34% ($38,529)

Businesses in Galveston, IN

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Galveston:

  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSAL (1230 AM; 1 kW; LOGANSPORT, IN; Owner: LOGANSPORT RADIO CORP)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WARU (1600 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galveston:

  • WIWC (91.7 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFRR (93.7 FM; WALTON, IN; Owner: CHRISTIAN FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZWZ (92.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GRP OF KOKOMO, INC)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; FRANKFORT, IN; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLHM (102.3 FM; LOGANSPORT, IN; Owner: LOGANSPORT RADIO CORP)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHZR (103.7 FM; ROYAL CENTER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP OF)
  • WXXB (102.9 FM; DELPHI, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Galveston:

  • WKGK-LP (Channel 48; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • Galveston, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents46
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Indiana average
  • Fatal accident count7571
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11745
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2202
  • Fatalities8383
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18285
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents670
See more detailed statistics of Galveston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 27.8mTotal length
  • $305,000Total costs
  • 5,665Total average daily traffic
  • 378Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,125Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Galveston, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 61970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Galveston, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Galveston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 1300 South 425 E Street (Lat: 40.576667 Lon: -86.285833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPTX381,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.885 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2002, Expiration Date: 01/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2012, Certifier: Ralph E Mc Guire, Registrant: Khoury, Peggy, 9050 Briarclift Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (317) 841-3328, Email:
  • 6363 E. St. Rd. 18 (Lat: 40.572222 Lon: -86.195833), Call Sign: WPYL979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.605 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2013, Expiration Date: 09/05/2023, Certifier: Mark W Chambers, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 40.634944 Lon: -86.221000, Call Sign: WQMI463,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.537 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 451.762 MHz, 456.762 MHz, Grant Date: 08/16/2010, Expiration Date: 08/16/2020, Certifier: Mark Erny, Registrant: The Andersons, Inc., 480 W. Dussel Drive, Maumee, OH 43537, Phone: (419) 893-5050, Email:
  • Lat: 40.562278 Lon: -86.187694, Call Sign: WQQR340,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.825 MHz, 160.155 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2013, Expiration Date: 02/14/2023, Certifier: Kent Chism, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • LINCOLN, Road 800 Sw Of Hwy 35 (Lat: 40.647806 Lon: -86.237778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPNL428,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/2018, Expiration Date: 03/03/2028, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I Street, Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • IN09HO192, 0.45 Miles Nw Of Int. Of Cr600n & Cr100w; 2 Miles Se Of Galveston (Lat: 40.566389 Lon: -86.153333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQQW276,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2013, Expiration Date: 03/13/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • GALVESTON, 401 S. Maple St. (Lat: 40.574944 Lon: -86.192278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WQUI395, Licensee ID: L00127839,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 07/15/2014, Expiration Date: 07/15/2024, Certifier: Cheryl Lane, Registrant: Southeastern School Corporation, 6422 E St Rd 218, Walton, IN 46994, Phone: (574) 626-2525, Fax: (574) 626-2751
  • GALVESTON, 434 Us 35 (Lat: 40.570583 Lon: -86.186361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96.9 m, Call Sign: WQYU263,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2017, Expiration Date: 01/20/2027, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I Street, Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Galveston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2496C , Serial Number: 3792, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 01/12/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Danny Winegardner, 5893 E 1200 S, Galveston, IN 46932

2002 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2016 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 29 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Galveston, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.3%), and Structure Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Galveston, IN
    • 8341.3%Outside Fires
    • 6632.8%Structure Fires
    • 3416.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 189.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Galveston, IN
Most common first names in Galveston, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3578.9 years
Robert2172.2 years
James1871.2 years
William1773.7 years
George1478.0 years
Harold1270.2 years
Paul1075.8 years
Donald1072.8 years
Eva985.4 years
Helen976.5 years
Most common last names in Galveston, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1479.2 years
Johnson1377.1 years
Wilson1080.8 years
Miller873.4 years
Brown879.7 years
Merrell879.4 years
Nelson783.1 years
Weaver777.9 years
Wininger786.6 years
Clark669.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Galveston, IN
  • 72.5%Utility gas
  • 25.7%Electricity
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Galveston, IN
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 43.2%Electricity


Galveston compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • James W. Harris (3)
  • James Wallace Harris (3)
  • John D. Funk (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2020.