Bolivar Peninsula, Galveston County, Texas

Bolivar Peninsula is a city in Galveston County, Texas. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,417. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 45.2 square miles. The population density was 53 people per square mile. The median age was 54.2 years (Texas state median age was 34.4 years). For every 100 females there were 75 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2010)
2,417 residents
Population Change
-37.3% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
54.2 years (State: 34.4)
Below the Poverty Line
8.8% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
1,033 residents
Population Females
1,384 residents
Foreign Born Residents
6.0% Latin America, 0.7% Asia
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.8% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Bolivar Peninsula Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Bolivar Peninsula Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Bolivar Peninsula Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $209,076 (State: $152,000)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$156,176 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $302 – $465
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              85 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $2,231 (0.70%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,615 (0.80%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $68,168 (State: $55,653)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$33,933 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$8,025 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • The University of Texas Medical Branch
                      about 15 miles
                      Galveston, TX
                      Full-time enrollment: 2,314
                    • College of the Mainland
                      about 25 miles
                      Texas City, TX
                      FT enrollment: 2,739
                    • Lee College
                      about 29 miles
                      Baytown, TX
                      FT enrollment: 4,278
                    • University of Houston-Clear Lake
                      about 31 miles
                      Houston, TX
                      FT enrollment: 5,833
                    • San Jacinto Community College
                      about 34 miles
                      Pasadena, TX
                      FT enrollment: 13,517
                    • Alvin Community College
                      about 39 miles
                      Alvin, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,953
                    • University of Houston
                      about 48 miles
                      Houston, TX
                      FT enrollment: 31,888
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Bolivar Peninsula Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              48 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.70 (State: 1.47)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              5 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.18 (State: 0.14)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              40 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.41 (State: 1.11)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              126 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              4.45 (State: 3.95)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              195 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              6.89 (State: 6.13)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Bolivar Peninsula

                              • UNIV OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH
                                Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away
                                GALVESTON, TX
                              • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH GAL Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 15 miles away
                                GALVESTON, TX
                              • ST MARYS HOSPITAL
                                Nursing Home, about 15 miles away
                                GALVESTON, TX
                              • HEALTH RELATED SERVICES INC
                                Home Health Center, about 16 miles away
                                GALVESTON, TX

                              Amtrak Stations in Bolivar Peninsula

                              • 17 miles: GALVESTON (BEACH CENTRAL STA., 21ST AT SEAWALL)
                                Bus Station

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Bolivar Peninsula by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Natural Disasters in Bolivar Peninsula


                                        Air Quality Information

                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Tornadoes Average Activity
                                          46% (Greater then US)
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          92% (Smaller then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          20 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          13 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          7 pc.
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                                          ZIP Codes for Bolivar Peninsula: 77617, 77623, 77650
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