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Work and Jobs in Galveston, Texas (TX) Detailed Stats
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Based on the data from 2000 / 2015 when the population of Galveston, Texas was 57,247 / 51,206

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Health care20.9%
(5,073)
13.1%
(1,594)
28.9%
(3,479)
Educational services13.3%
(3,234)
9.6%
(1,167)
17.2%
(2,067)
Accommodation and food services13.3%
(3,230)
13.6%
(1,658)
13.0%
(1,572)
Construction5.4%
(1,310)
10.1%
(1,228)
0.7%
(82)
Public administration4.9%
(1,199)
5.2%
(639)
4.6%
(560)
Finance and insurance4.4%
(1,057)
2.7%
(329)
6.0%
(728)
Professional, scientific, and technical services3.2%
(775)
3.6%
(435)
2.8%
(340)
Administrative and support and waste management services2.9%
(715)
3.8%
(463)
2.1%
(252)
Department and other general merchandise stores2.2%
(539)
1.7%
(212)
2.7%
(327)
Food and beverage stores2.0%
(488)
2.1%
(252)
2.0%
(236)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation1.9%
(460)
2.6%
(313)
1.2%
(147)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.8%
(436)
1.7%
(206)
1.9%
(230)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers1.6%
(380)
2.8%
(338)
0.3%
(42)
Repair and maintenance1.5%
(361)
2.9%
(356)
0.0%
(5)
Social assistance1.3%
(326)
0.3%
(40)
2.4%
(286)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.3%
(326)
1.4%
(168)
1.3%
(158)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores1.1%
(275)
0.9%
(106)
1.4%
(169)
Personal and laundry services1.1%
(265)
0.9%
(112)
1.3%
(153)
Private households0.9%
(217)
0.2%
(19)
1.6%
(198)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries0.8%
(188)
1.0%
(127)
0.5%
(61)
Chemicals0.8%
(187)
1.5%
(182)
0.0%
(5)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers0.6%
(156)
1.0%
(116)
0.3%
(40)
Transportation equipment0.6%
(144)
1.0%
(118)
0.2%
(26)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.6%
(143)
0.8%
(99)
0.4%
(44)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.6%
(135)
0.6%
(76)
0.5%
(59)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction0.5%
(127)
1.0%
(117)
0.1%
(10)
U. S. Postal service0.5%
(115)
0.6%
(77)
0.3%
(38)
Metal and metal products0.4%
(107)
0.8%
(100)
0.1%
(7)
Petroleum and coal products0.4%
(104)
0.7%
(86)
0.1%
(18)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.4%
(99)
0.8%
(93)
0.0%
(6)
Utilities0.4%
(98)
0.5%
(65)
0.3%
(33)
Gasoline stations0.4%
(96)
0.6%
(74)
0.2%
(22)
Truck transportation0.4%
(93)
0.8%
(93)
0.0%
(0)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.4%
(92)
0.7%
(81)
0.1%
(11)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.4%
(90)
0.3%
(38)
0.4%
(52)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.4%
(89)
0.2%
(26)
0.5%
(63)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.4%
(89)
0.5%
(61)
0.2%
(28)
Food0.4%
(87)
0.6%
(68)
0.2%
(19)
Water transportation0.3%
(78)
0.6%
(70)
0.1%
(8)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.3%
(77)
0.2%
(25)
0.4%
(52)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.3%
(76)
0.5%
(62)
0.1%
(14)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.3%
(75)
0.5%
(65)
0.1%
(10)
Machinery0.3%
(73)
0.5%
(61)
0.1%
(12)
Other direct selling establishments0.3%
(68)
0.1%
(15)
0.4%
(53)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.3%
(65)
0.2%
(23)
0.3%
(42)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.3%
(64)
0.2%
(24)
0.3%
(40)
Air transportation0.2%
(44)
0.1%
(10)
0.3%
(34)
Vending machine operators0.2%
(41)
0.2%
(24)
0.1%
(17)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.2%
(41)
0.3%
(41)
0.0%
(0)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(40)
0.3%
(40)
0.0%
(0)
Rail transportation0.1%
(34)
0.3%
(34)
0.0%
(0)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.1%
(33)
0.3%
(33)
0.0%
(0)
Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores0.1%
(31)
0.2%
(23)
0.1%
(8)
Book stores and news dealers0.1%
(30)
0.1%
(12)
0.1%
(18)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.1%
(29)
0.2%
(20)
0.1%
(9)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.1%
(25)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(25)
Computer and electronic products0.1%
(25)
0.2%
(21)
0.0%
(4)
Textile mills and textile products0.1%
(24)
0.1%
(18)
0.0%
(6)
Plastics and rubber products0.1%
(24)
0.2%
(24)
0.0%
(0)
Printing and related support activities0.1%
(21)
0.2%
(21)
0.0%
(0)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.1%
(20)
0.2%
(20)
0.0%
(0)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.1%
(19)
0.2%
(19)
0.0%
(0)
Warehousing and storage0.1%
(14)
0.1%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers0.1%
(14)
0.1%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(14)
0.1%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
Wood products0.1%
(13)
0.1%
(13)
0.0%
(0)

Most common occupations

Most common occupations (%)

Most common occupations for males (%)

Most common occupations for females (%)

Most common occupations

Occupation

All

Males

Females

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations6.3%
(1,530)
6.6%
(801)
6.0%
(729)
Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers5.0%
(1,203)
5.7%
(691)
4.2%
(512)
Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors3.8%
(927)
1.5%
(179)
6.2%
(748)
Cashiers3.5%
(851)
2.0%
(243)
5.0%
(608)
Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors3.4%
(821)
3.5%
(429)
3.3%
(392)
Secretaries and administrative assistants3.3%
(793)
0.2%
(19)
6.4%
(774)
Cooks and food preparation workers3.2%
(785)
3.4%
(418)
3.0%
(367)
Health technologists and technicians2.9%
(713)
1.0%
(123)
4.9%
(590)
Registered nurses2.9%
(711)
0.5%
(64)
5.4%
(647)
Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school2.8%
(683)
0.8%
(102)
4.8%
(581)
Physicians and surgeons2.6%
(629)
3.0%
(360)
2.2%
(269)
Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors2.4%
(592)
3.2%
(394)
1.6%
(198)
Waiters and waitresses2.4%
(590)
1.8%
(220)
3.1%
(370)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides2.3%
(566)
0.6%
(70)
4.1%
(496)
Postsecondary teachers2.3%
(550)
2.5%
(306)
2.0%
(244)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors2.3%
(548)
4.3%
(529)
0.2%
(19)
Retail sales workers, except cashiers2.1%
(519)
1.7%
(205)
2.6%
(314)
Life and physical scientists2.0%
(487)
2.3%
(285)
1.7%
(202)
Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives2.0%
(475)
0.5%
(64)
3.4%
(411)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers1.9%
(454)
2.5%
(308)
1.2%
(146)
Law enforcement workers, including supervisors1.7%
(416)
2.4%
(292)
1.0%
(124)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing1.5%
(370)
2.2%
(274)
0.8%
(96)
Other production occupations, including supervisors1.3%
(325)
2.3%
(275)
0.4%
(50)
Laborers and material movers, hand1.3%
(323)
2.3%
(277)
0.4%
(46)
Other protective service workers, including supervisors1.3%
(312)
2.1%
(260)
0.4%
(52)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists1.2%
(287)
0.4%
(47)
2.0%
(240)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks1.2%
(285)
0.4%
(44)
2.0%
(241)
Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses1.2%
(281)
0.8%
(97)
1.5%
(184)
Computer specialists1.1%
(276)
1.5%
(181)
0.8%
(95)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers1.1%
(265)
2.1%
(261)
0.0%
(4)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers1.0%
(254)
2.0%
(249)
0.0%
(5)
Top executives0.9%
(218)
1.7%
(203)
0.1%
(15)
Therapists0.9%
(214)
0.5%
(63)
1.3%
(151)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers0.9%
(211)
0.7%
(90)
1.0%
(121)
Painters and paperhangers0.8%
(198)
1.4%
(167)
0.3%
(31)
Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers0.8%
(195)
1.6%
(195)
0.0%
(0)
Carpenters0.8%
(190)
1.5%
(186)
0.0%
(4)
Media and communications workers0.8%
(182)
0.9%
(113)
0.6%
(69)
Operations specialties managers, except financial managers0.7%
(180)
0.9%
(106)
0.6%
(74)
Metal workers and plastic workers0.7%
(180)
1.4%
(173)
0.1%
(7)
Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations0.7%
(174)
0.6%
(76)
0.8%
(98)
Construction laborers0.7%
(170)
1.4%
(170)
0.0%
(0)
Customer service representatives0.6%
(156)
0.4%
(49)
0.9%
(107)
Child care workers0.6%
(152)
0.1%
(15)
1.1%
(137)
Other healthcare support occupations0.6%
(144)
0.3%
(35)
0.9%
(109)
Personal appearance workers0.6%
(141)
0.4%
(43)
0.8%
(98)
Electricians0.6%
(138)
1.1%
(138)
0.0%
(0)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.6%
(137)
0.4%
(48)
0.7%
(89)
Engineers0.6%
(136)
1.1%
(136)
0.0%
(0)
Lawyers0.5%
(130)
0.7%
(85)
0.4%
(45)
Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks0.5%
(130)
0.1%
(12)
1.0%
(118)
Accountants and auditors0.5%
(128)
0.7%
(91)
0.3%
(37)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers0.5%
(122)
1.0%
(117)
0.0%
(5)
Other financial specialists0.5%
(121)
0.5%
(64)
0.5%
(57)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.5%
(121)
0.3%
(42)
0.7%
(79)
Teachers, secondary school0.5%
(119)
0.5%
(55)
0.5%
(64)
Rail and water transportation workers0.5%
(116)
1.0%
(116)
0.0%
(0)
Motor vehicle operators, except bus and truck drivers0.4%
(105)
0.6%
(77)
0.2%
(28)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers0.4%
(104)
0.6%
(75)
0.2%
(29)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.4%
(101)
0.8%
(101)
0.0%
(0)
Art and design workers0.4%
(96)
0.2%
(23)
0.6%
(73)
Food processing workers0.4%
(92)
0.6%
(76)
0.1%
(16)
Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants0.4%
(91)
0.3%
(36)
0.5%
(55)
Religious workers0.4%
(85)
0.5%
(56)
0.2%
(29)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.3%
(84)
0.4%
(45)
0.3%
(39)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers0.3%
(83)
0.5%
(58)
0.2%
(25)
Financial managers0.3%
(82)
0.1%
(9)
0.6%
(73)
Other construction workers and helpers0.3%
(78)
0.6%
(78)
0.0%
(0)
Aircraft and traffic control occupations0.3%
(78)
0.6%
(78)
0.0%
(0)
Bus drivers0.3%
(73)
0.5%
(57)
0.1%
(16)
Other material moving workers, except laborers0.3%
(71)
0.6%
(71)
0.0%
(0)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.3%
(69)
0.1%
(15)
0.4%
(54)
Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations0.3%
(68)
0.5%
(58)
0.1%
(10)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.3%
(67)
0.4%
(45)
0.2%
(22)
Legal support workers0.2%
(60)
0.3%
(42)
0.1%
(18)
Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors0.2%
(58)
0.5%
(58)
0.0%
(0)
Other transportation occupations0.2%
(47)
0.4%
(43)
0.0%
(4)
Plant and system operators0.2%
(45)
0.4%
(45)
0.0%
(0)
Communications equipment operators0.2%
(44)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(44)
Assemblers and fabricators0.2%
(40)
0.3%
(33)
0.1%
(7)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.2%
(40)
0.3%
(40)
0.0%
(0)
Social scientists and related workers0.1%
(36)
0.2%
(24)
0.1%
(12)
Farmers and farm managers0.1%
(26)
0.2%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers0.1%
(24)
0.2%
(24)
0.0%
(0)
Mathematical science occupations0.1%
(22)
0.2%
(22)
0.0%
(0)
Woodworkers0.1%
(17)
0.1%
(17)
0.0%
(0)
Extraction workers0.1%
(15)
0.1%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Agricultural workers, including supervisors0.1%
(14)
0.1%
(14)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Galveston

Unemployment by year (%)

Unemployment by year (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2015
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 29.1%Males
  • 21.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 16.5%Males
  • 10.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.5%Males
  • 26.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.1%Males
  • 10.9%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 8.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 17.8%Males
  • 14.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 18.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 9.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 15.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 11.1%Females
Unemployment in 2015:
Galveston:

4.8%
Texas:

4.4%
Unemployment in 2014:
Galveston:

5.6%
Texas:

5.1%
Unemployment in 2013:
Galveston:

6.8%
Texas:

6.2%
Unemployment in 2012:
Galveston:

7.5%
Texas:

6.7%
Unemployment in 2011:
Galveston:

8.5%
Texas:

7.8%
Unemployment in 2010:
Galveston:

8.6%
Texas:

8.1%
Unemployment in 2009:
Galveston:

8.1%
Texas:

7.6%
Unemployment in 2008:
Galveston:

6.2%
Texas:

4.8%
Unemployment in 2007:
Galveston:

4.8%
Texas:

4.3%
Unemployment in 2006:
Galveston:

5.5%
Texas:

4.9%
Unemployment in 2005:
Galveston:

6.0%
Texas:

5.4%
Unemployment in 2004:
Galveston:

8.9%
Texas:

5.9%
Unemployment in 2003:
Galveston:

9.4%
Texas:

6.7%
Unemployment in 2002:
Galveston:

8.6%
Texas:

6.4%
Unemployment in 2001:
Galveston:

6.8%
Texas:

5.0%
Unemployment in 2000:
Galveston:

6.4%
Texas:

4.3%
Unemployment in 1999:
Galveston:

8.5%
Texas:

4.7%
Unemployment in 1998:
Galveston:

8.7%
Texas:

4.9%
Unemployment in 1997:
Galveston:

10.4%
Texas:

5.3%
Unemployment in 1996:
Galveston:

10.6%
Texas:

5.7%
Unemployment in 1995:
Galveston:

9.8%
Texas:

6.1%
Unemployment in 1994:
Galveston:

10.9%
Texas:

6.5%
Unemployment in 1993:
Galveston:

11.0%
Texas:

7.2%
Unemployment in 1992:
Galveston:

11.5%
Texas:

7.6%
Unemployment in 1991:
Galveston:

9.6%
Texas:

6.9%
Unemployment in 1990:
Galveston:

9.1%
Texas:

6.3%

Means of transportation to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

2.5% (532)
Texas:

4.6% (552,653)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Galveston:

2.9% (627)
Texas:

4.3% (518,099)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

4.4% (933)
Texas:

5.3% (641,327)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Galveston:

8.4% (1,805)
Texas:

10.0% (1,199,824)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

7.6% (1,620)
Texas:

9.9% (1,186,753)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Galveston:

14.4% (3,086)
Texas:

16.1% (1,938,492)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

14.7% (3,137)
Texas:

12.3% (1,482,516)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Galveston:

10.4% (2,232)
Texas:

10.3% (1,236,602)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

3.9% (842)
Texas:

4.5% (543,282)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

7.5% (1,603)
Texas:

6.0% (722,616)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

5.3% (1,124)
Texas:

2.8% (331,268)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

0.8% (169)
Texas:

1.2% (148,136)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Galveston:

9.4% (2,009)
Texas:

5.7% (689,840)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Galveston:

8.4% (1,807)
Texas:

6.8% (816,362)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

2.6% (609)
Texas:

3.1% (281,361)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Galveston:

2.1% (507)
Texas:

2.9% (262,060)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

2.5% (586)
Texas:

4.4% (403,423)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Galveston:

6.9% (1,648)
Texas:

8.8% (808,876)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

7.7% (1,827)
Texas:

10.7% (976,557)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Galveston:

14.6% (3,476)
Texas:

16.4% (1,500,904)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

21.0% (5,002)
Texas:

16.8% (1,536,308)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Galveston:

10.5% (2,508)
Texas:

10.0% (913,601)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

4.6% (1,105)
Texas:

4.4% (398,656)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

6.9% (1,638)
Texas:

5.2% (472,592)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

3.4% (797)
Texas:

2.2% (197,844)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Galveston:

1.2% (295)
Texas:

0.9% (86,997)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Galveston:

6.3% (1,507)
Texas:

5.5% (503,565)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Galveston:

7.4% (1,771)
Texas:

6.1% (563,107)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    3.2% (353)
    Texas:

    5.9% (392,785)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    4.0% (437)
    Texas:

    5.8% (383,385)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    4.0% (432)
    Texas:

    6.6% (432,762)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    9.3% (1,007)
    Texas:

    11.7% (774,085)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    8.3% (906)
    Texas:

    10.1% (664,994)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    15.7% (1,708)
    Texas:

    15.2% (1,004,276)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    16.5% (1,796)
    Texas:

    10.4% (687,053)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    10.8% (1,177)
    Texas:

    9.5% (629,428)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    3.2% (347)
    Texas:

    3.8% (250,006)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    5.2% (564)
    Texas:

    5.2% (344,180)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    4.4% (482)
    Texas:

    2.4% (156,469)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    1.1% (122)
    Texas:

    1.1% (72,692)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    9.3% (1,014)
    Texas:

    5.5% (365,887)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Galveston:

    6.1% (659)
    Texas:

    6.7% (444,365)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2015 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    1.8% (187)
    Texas:

    3.0% (159,868)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    1.5% (158)
    Texas:

    2.5% (134,714)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    5.1% (539)
    Texas:

    3.9% (208,565)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    7.6% (798)
    Texas:

    7.9% (425,739)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    6.7% (705)
    Texas:

    9.7% (521,759)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    13.1% (1,382)
    Texas:

    17.3% (934,216)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    13.0% (1,370)
    Texas:

    14.7% (795,463)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    10.0% (1,054)
    Texas:

    11.2% (607,174)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    4.7% (494)
    Texas:

    5.4% (293,276)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    10.0% (1,053)
    Texas:

    7.0% (378,436)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    6.1% (643)
    Texas:

    3.2% (174,799)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    0.5% (55)
    Texas:

    1.4% (75,444)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    9.4% (994)
    Texas:

    6.0% (323,953)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Galveston:

    11.6% (1,220)
    Texas:

    6.9% (371,997)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.7%
Number of people working at home: 515 (2.2% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,462 (+18.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 18,688 (78.6%)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Galveston:

49.6% (397)
Texas:

27.1% (46,145)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Galveston:

83.7% (18,802)
Texas:

65.5% (5,719,507)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Galveston:

30.3% (242)
Texas:

25.2% (42,951)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Galveston:

7.0% (1,568)
Texas:

20.2% (1,767,537)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Galveston:

7.4% (59)
Texas:

16.2% (27,524)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Galveston:

3.0% (676)
Texas:

7.6% (664,482)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Galveston:

12.8% (102)
Texas:

31.5% (53,648)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Galveston:

6.4% (1,430)
Texas:

6.7% (584,057)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%)

Working at home in 2015 - Galveston

Working at home in 2015 - Texas

Less than 5 minutes:
Galveston:

2.6% (931)
Texas:

2.6% (309,454)
5 to 9 minutes:
Galveston:

13.0% (4,709)
Texas:

9.6% (1,153,291)
10 to 14 minutes:
Galveston:

15.3% (5,571)
Texas:

13.7% (1,639,842)
15 to 19 minutes:
Galveston:

14.7% (5,342)
Texas:

15.6% (1,871,533)
20 to 24 minutes:
Galveston:

10.8% (3,926)
Texas:

14.4% (1,729,952)
25 to 29 minutes:
Galveston:

5.2% (1,875)
Texas:

5.6% (674,520)
30 to 34 minutes:
Galveston:

11.8% (4,302)
Texas:

15.1% (1,818,367)
35 to 39 minutes:
Galveston:

2.9% (1,046)
Texas:

2.7% (328,737)
40 to 44 minutes:
Galveston:

5.7% (2,082)
Texas:

3.7% (450,286)
45 to 59 minutes:
Galveston:

9.2% (3,330)
Texas:

8.6% (1,029,942)
60 to 89 minutes:
Galveston:

5.3% (1,924)
Texas:

6.0% (717,880)
90 or more minutes:
Galveston:

2.8% (1,027)
Texas:

2.4% (286,903)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Galveston

Working at home in 2000 - Texas

Less than 5 minutes:
Galveston:

4.8% (1,135)
Texas:

3.0% (277,642)
5 to 9 minutes:
Galveston:

16.7% (3,977)
Texas:

10.3% (942,891)
10 to 14 minutes:
Galveston:

24.8% (5,893)
Texas:

14.4% (1,317,555)
15 to 19 minutes:
Galveston:

20.3% (4,831)
Texas:

16.0% (1,467,945)
20 to 24 minutes:
Galveston:

12.2% (2,893)
Texas:

13.9% (1,276,781)
25 to 29 minutes:
Galveston:

2.0% (470)
Texas:

5.3% (482,838)
30 to 34 minutes:
Galveston:

6.1% (1,443)
Texas:

14.3% (1,309,699)
35 to 39 minutes:
Galveston:

0.6% (144)
Texas:

2.4% (219,873)
40 to 44 minutes:
Galveston:

0.9% (223)
Texas:

3.1% (280,916)
45 to 59 minutes:
Galveston:

3.1% (735)
Texas:

7.6% (692,006)
60 to 89 minutes:
Galveston:

4.4% (1,057)
Texas:

4.6% (418,905)
90 or more minutes:
Galveston:

2.0% (475)
Texas:

2.4% (218,800)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    3.3% (636)
    Texas:

    2.5% (166,397)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    10.2% (1,937)
    Texas:

    8.6% (569,806)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    15.5% (2,943)
    Texas:

    12.5% (825,380)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    13.6% (2,574)
    Texas:

    14.7% (969,333)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    13.1% (2,490)
    Texas:

    14.2% (933,827)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    4.6% (867)
    Texas:

    5.5% (365,401)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    9.8% (1,857)
    Texas:

    15.8% (1,044,687)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    2.8% (524)
    Texas:

    2.9% (193,867)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    4.7% (901)
    Texas:

    4.0% (264,005)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    10.8% (2,042)
    Texas:

    9.2% (605,361)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    6.1% (1,158)
    Texas:

    6.9% (456,772)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Galveston:

    4.2% (801)
    Texas:

    3.1% (204,364)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2015 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    1.8% (312)
    Texas:

    2.6% (143,057)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    15.9% (2,764)
    Texas:

    10.8% (583,485)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    15.2% (2,631)
    Texas:

    15.1% (814,462)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    15.8% (2,733)
    Texas:

    16.7% (902,200)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    8.2% (1,422)
    Texas:

    14.7% (796,125)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    5.4% (931)
    Texas:

    5.7% (309,119)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    14.1% (2,450)
    Texas:

    14.3% (773,680)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    3.0% (516)
    Texas:

    2.5% (134,870)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    7.0% (1,215)
    Texas:

    3.4% (186,281)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    7.3% (1,263)
    Texas:

    7.8% (424,581)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    4.6% (797)
    Texas:

    4.8% (261,108)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Galveston:

    1.3% (225)
    Texas:

    1.5% (82,539)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Galveston

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Texas

Drove car alone:
Galveston:

73.4% (27,773)
Texas:

80.8% (10,153,731)
Carpooled:
Galveston:

12.8% (4,835)
Texas:

10.2% (1,278,449)
Bus or trolley bus:
Galveston:

1.1% (421)
Texas:

1.3% (165,410)
Bicycle:
Galveston:

1.4% (518)
Texas:

0.2% (30,772)
Walked:
Galveston:

4.4% (1,671)
Texas:

1.5% (194,029)
Other means:
Galveston:

2.6% (969)
Texas:

1.3% (165,771)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Galveston

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Texas

Drove car alone:
Galveston:

65.7% (15,642)
Texas:

77.7% (7,115,590)
Carpooled:
Galveston:

18.0% (4,283)
Texas:

14.5% (1,326,012)
Bus or trolley bus:
Galveston:

2.5% (601)
Texas:

1.7% (157,014)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Galveston:

0.0% (8)
Texas:

0.0% (1,669)
Ferryboat:
Galveston:

0.0% (5)
Texas:

0.0% (738)
Taxicab:
Galveston:

0.8% (186)
Texas:

0.1% (6,102)
Motorcycle:
Galveston:

0.2% (58)
Texas:

0.1% (12,068)
Bicycle:
Galveston:

2.4% (571)
Texas:

0.2% (21,551)
Walked:
Galveston:

6.6% (1,559)
Texas:

1.9% (173,670)
Other means:
Galveston:

1.5% (363)
Texas:

0.9% (86,692)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Galveston (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Texas (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Galveston:

    70.9% (13,975)
    Texas:

    80.8% (5,558,437)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Galveston:

    15.5% (3,056)
    Texas:

    10.1% (696,627)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Galveston:

    1.3% (255)
    Texas:

    1.2% (84,042)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Galveston:

    1.9% (370)
    Texas:

    0.3% (23,421)
    Walked - Males:
    Galveston:

    4.1% (810)
    Texas:

    1.7% (114,455)
    Other means - Males:
    Galveston:

    2.6% (510)
    Texas:

    1.6% (109,847)

Means of transportation to work in 2015 - Galveston (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2015Travel time to work - Texas (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Galveston:

    76.2% (13,777)
    Texas:

    80.9% (4,595,294)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Galveston:

    9.9% (1,789)
    Texas:

    10.2% (581,822)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Galveston:

    0.9% (154)
    Texas:

    1.4% (81,368)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Galveston:

    0.8% (149)
    Texas:

    0.1% (7,351)
    Walked - Females:
    Galveston:

    4.9% (880)
    Texas:

    1.4% (79,574)
    Other means - Females:
    Galveston:

    2.4% (435)
    Texas:

    1.0% (55,924)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Drove alone:
Galveston:

78.5% (15,642)
Texas:

84.3% (7,115,590)
In 2 person carpool:
Galveston:

17.7% (3,517)
Texas:

11.6% (982,994)
In 3 person carpool:
Galveston:

2.8% (554)
Texas:

2.4% (201,602)
In 4 person carpool:
Galveston:

0.5% (109)
Texas:

1.0% (83,518)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Galveston:

0.4% (81)
Texas:

0.5% (40,662)
In 7+ person carpool:
Galveston:

0.1% (22)
Texas:

0.2% (17,236)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Galveston:

53.0% (12,857)
Texas:

69.6% (6,425,274)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Galveston:

2.1% (497)
Texas:

2.7% (250,864)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Galveston:

7.5% (1,817)
Texas:

5.7% (526,631)
Local government workers:
Galveston:

8.2% (2,000)
Texas:

6.6% (608,479)
State government workers:
Galveston:

21.1% (5,119)
Texas:

5.4% (501,082)
Federal government workers:
Galveston:

2.1% (515)
Texas:

2.6% (237,177)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Galveston:

5.6% (1,360)
Texas:

7.1% (653,527)
Unpaid family workers:
Galveston:

0.3% (78)
Texas:

0.3% (31,338)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Galveston:

57.0% (6,952)
Texas:

72.7% (3,684,731)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Galveston:

3.0% (367)
Texas:

3.6% (183,838)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Galveston:

5.7% (693)
Texas:

3.4% (173,484)
Local government workers - Males:
Galveston:

7.9% (960)
Texas:

5.1% (260,804)
State government workers - Males:
Galveston:

16.4% (1,997)
Texas:

3.8% (190,371)
Federal government workers - Males:
Galveston:

2.3% (276)
Texas:

2.6% (133,009)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Galveston:

7.4% (908)
Texas:

8.4% (428,111)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Galveston:

0.3% (40)
Texas:

0.3% (14,338)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Galveston:

49.0% (5,905)
Texas:

65.8% (2,740,543)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Galveston:

1.1% (130)
Texas:

1.6% (67,026)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Galveston:

9.3% (1,124)
Texas:

8.5% (353,147)
Local government workers - Females:
Galveston:

8.6% (1,040)
Texas:

8.3% (347,675)
State government workers - Females:
Galveston:

25.9% (3,122)
Texas:

7.5% (310,711)
Federal government workers - Females:
Galveston:

2.0% (239)
Texas:

2.5% (104,168)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Galveston:

3.8% (452)
Texas:

5.4% (225,416)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Galveston:

0.3% (38)
Texas:

0.4% (17,000)
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