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Island Living at its Best – Galveston, TX

Located 50 miles south of Houston on the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston Island is a treasure with 33 miles of beaches, relaxed lifestyle, educational opportunities, a variety of leisure activities, excellent medical facilities, first-rate restaurants, a vibrant, historical downtown, a thriving art community. Galveston has the amenities of a larger city, but with the tight-knit small town friendliness – the best of both worlds! Citizens have worked together for a stronger city since its founding in 1836.

The Island offers a variety of choices for living – Victorian to Beachfront. Galveston’s historic neighborhoods offer unique opportunities, from stately mansions to quaint cottages to lofts in downtown buildings. Galveston has one of the country’s most important concentrations of late 19th and early 20th century architecture.

Modern homes and high-rise condos on bayous, bays and the Gulf of Mexico provide another lifestyle. Although many are second homes, the number of permanent residents living in resort-type homes is growing. The Island also offers more traditional housing in neighborhoods throughout much of the Island.

The economic base is multifaceted – expanding job markets in tourism, the medical field, marine industry, education, banking, insurance are among some of the choices. The University of Texas Medical Branch is the largest employer along with other educational institutions – Texas A & M University at Galveston and Galveston Community College. The Galveston Independent School District provides an excellent education for the children; also there are a number of excellent private schools.

Galveston is rich with culture. There is a thriving art community, galleries and Art Walks. The local Symphony is excellent, performing at The Grand 1894 Opera House. This beautifully restored historic opera house offers a first class performing arts season. The Beach Band offers summer outdoor concerts, attracting young and old.

The Galveston Historical Foundation plays a major role in Galveston, working to preserve the history. GHF was instrumental in developing The Strand District. This area is full of shops, galleries and restaurants housed in 19th century buildings. Close by is the cruise ship terminal bringing hundreds of visitors to the Island weekly. In addition to the cruise ship business, Galveston has a working port.

Galveston has an appeal that is undeniable and hard to leave once experienced. Few cities offer relaxed living with an appealing package of amenities such as natural beauty, rich history, cultural events and outstanding architecture.

We Know Galveston and We Call It Home!

Galveston Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 153 homes for sale in Galveston, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
67% Single Family, 15% Land/lot, 5% Multi Family, 3% Condo, 2% Townhouse, 1% Rental and 7% Other.

67% Single Family
15% Land/lot
13% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 153
Average Home Size 3,346 ft² / 311 m²
Price Range ($650 - $2,250,000)

Weather in Galveston

The average high temperatures in Galveston range from 60 in January to 88 in July

Average home income in Galveston

The average household income of a Galveston resident is $61,497 with an average home value of $158,734

Population of Galveston

Galveston has 47,281 residents.

Home ownership in Galveston

The average level of home ownership in Galveston is 51%.

Education breakdown of Galveston

Education levels of residents of Galveston include: highschool 28%, associate 6%, bachelor 17%, graduate 12%.

Households in Galveston

Galveston has 19,705 homes, built on average 54 years ago.

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You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 153 homes for sale in Galveston. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot, Multi Family, Condo, Townhouse, Rental and Other. The average list price of these property results is 306,594. Prices are shown as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Galveston please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 153 homes for sale in Galveston, TX are represented by 5 member brokerages serving the Galveston area. Member brokerages representing the 153 homes include The House Company, Heritage Texas Properties, Greenwood King Properties, Bayou Realtors and John Daugherty Realtors.