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Dickinson is a city in Galveston County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
The latitude of Dickinson is 29.460N. The longitude is -95.051W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,847.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dickinson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Galveston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Galveston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77573 ZIP code.
12% of Dickinson residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dickinson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dickinson was $19,785, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Dickinson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dickinson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $464. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $972.
Libraries in Dickinson include Mares Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Dickinson include Texas City Post
Galveston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dickinson political report.
The average commute time for Dickinson workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dickinson between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Dickinson include Days Inn.
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