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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.


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Median household income
Local
$41,984
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dickinson demographic reports
Dickinson is on Dickinson Bayou
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 58. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 3.2 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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21% of Dickinson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dickinson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $464.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $972.


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Libraries in Dickinson include Mares Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Dickinson include Texas City Post

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Galveston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dickinson political report.

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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.

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Hotels in Dickinson include Days Inn.

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