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Texas City is a city in Galveston County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
The latitude of Texas City is 29.383N. The longitude is -94.902W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 43,233.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Texas City 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 77518 ZIP code.
10% of Texas City residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Texas City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Texas City was $17,057, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Texas City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Texas City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $440. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $844.
Libraries in Texas City include Moore Memorial Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Texas City include Texas City Post
Galveston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Texas City political report.
The average commute time for Texas City workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 19 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Texas City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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