Galveston, Texas Houses for Sale

Galveston is located in the southeastern part of the state of Texas and a city and seat of Galveston County and is in the southeast part of Houston. The area is a major deepwater port along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at the northeastern end of Galveston Island. It extends up to the Texas coast that separates Galveston Bay and West Bay from the Gulf of Mexico. The Spanish that explored the island named Avar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was thought to have been shipwrecked in 1528. The area where the present-day Galveston stands were occupied by the Karankawa Indians. The troops of Bernardo de Galvez, who was the Spanish Governor of Louisiana, temporarily occupied the island and named it Galvez, hence the present-name Galveston.

Galveston, TX Prices for Houses for Sale

609,878 +14%
496,617 +21%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Galveston Homes for Purchase

397 +8%
284 +9%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

34 -10%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 148  
Police Civilians 50  
Total Arrests 1,302 (2020)
Total Incidents 4,451 (2020)
CrimeScore 57.30  
National Rank 4350th  
Statewide Rank 487th  

Local Statistics

Population 50,085 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,431 (-9.56%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 14
Arson 1
Assault Offenses 1,434
Bribery 1
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 209
Counterfeiting/Forgery 103
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 430
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 391
Fraud Offenses 239
Homicide Offenses 6
Human Trafficking 2
Kidnapping/Abduction 8
Larceny/Theft Offenses 1,236
Motor Vehicle Theft 254
Pornography/Obscene Material 12
Prostitution Offenses 3
Robbery 66
Sex Offenses 95
Stolen Property Offenses 7
Weapon Law Violations 101

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