For population 25 years and over in Galveston:
For population 15 years and over in Galveston town:
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $732 (0.8%)
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 86.19 W
Area code: 574
Population change in the 1990s: -83 (-5.1%).
Work and jobs in Galveston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Galveston, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Galveston-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 219% 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 significantly below Indiana state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from Galveston center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from Galveston center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cass County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Galveston:
Airports located in Galveston:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galveston:
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Public elementary/middle school in Galveston:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.91. This is significantly better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Galveston and their reported violations in the past:GALVESTON WATER WORKS (Population served: 1603, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:DEER CREEK ESTATES HOME WATER ASSOC. (Population served: 265, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.2%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Galveston compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Galveston (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Galveston town (based on Cass County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.44%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,715 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,492 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Galveston, Indiana:See more detailed statistics of Galveston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 10,266
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,026
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 14,219
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Galveston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Galveston)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2014.