Galveston County has a population of 335,036 and between 2010 and 2017 the population grew by more than 15%.

The population of Galveston County, TX is 57.3% White, 24.6% Hispanic, and 13.4% Black. 9.8% of Galveston County is foreign born.

Higher Education

The largest universities in Galveston County are The University of Texas Medical Branch, College of the Mainland, and Galveston College.

Work Force

153,685 people are employed in Galveston County.

The largest industries in Galveston County are Healthcare & Social Assistance, Manufacturing, and Educational Services, and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises, Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction, and Utilities.