Galveston County, TX Population by Age

The median age in Galveston County, TX is 37.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.03% were under the age of 15, 19.14% aged 15 to 29, 46.39% aged 30 to 64, 12.96% aged 65 to 84, and 1.48% were 85 years of age and older.
Neilsberg Research Avatar
Updated Sep 17, 2023

Galveston County, TX population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Galveston County's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 21,268 6.13%
5 to 9 years 24,520 7.06%
10 to 14 years 23,719 6.83%
15 to 19 years 23,841 6.87%
20 to 24 years 20,217 5.82%
25 to 29 years 22,386 6.45%
30 to 34 years 23,028 6.63%
35 to 39 years 23,863 6.88%
40 to 44 years 22,595 6.51%
45 to 49 years 22,541 6.49%
50 to 54 years 22,376 6.45%
55 to 59 years 24,222 6.98%
60 to 64 years 22,387 6.45%
65 to 69 years 19,102 5.5%
70 to 74 years 12,576 3.62%
75 to 79 years 7,775 2.24%
80 to 84 years 5,537 1.6%
85 years and over 5,131 1.48%
Exploring Galveston County's Diversity? Request Customized Data Now!

Galveston County, TX population by age group

Key stats
113,565
Population under 25 years
91,872
Population aged 25-44
91,526
Population aged 45-64
50,121
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Galveston County's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Galveston County, TX population by age group. The largest age group was 5-9 years with a poulation of 24,520 (7.06% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Galveston County, TX was for the group of age 5-9 years with a population of 24,520 (7.06%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Galveston County, TX was the 85+ years with a population of 5,131 (1.48%).

Galveston County, TX population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Galveston County, TX's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Galveston County's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Galveston County, TX population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 212,565 (61.24% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 84,398 24.32%
18 to 64 years 212,565 61.24%
85 years and over 50,121 14.44%
Exploring Galveston County's Diversity? Request Customized Data Now!

Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Galveston County's population under 18 was 24.32%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Galveston County's working population (between 18 and 64) was 61.24%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Galveston County's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 14.44% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Galveston County, TX population pyramid

Population pyramid for Galveston County, TX is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Galveston County's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Galveston County, TX, is 30.6.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Galveston County, TX, is 22.0.
  • Total dependency ratio for Galveston County, TX is 52.6.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Galveston County, TX is 4.5.
The graph shows Galveston County's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Galveston County, TX population pyramid i.e. Galveston County population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Galveston County, TX's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 10,892 10,376 21,268
5 to 9 years 13,283 11,237 24,520
10 to 14 years 11,352 12,367 23,719
15 to 19 years 12,382 11,459 23,841
20 to 24 years 10,179 10,038 20,217
25 to 29 years 11,087 11,299 22,386
30 to 34 years 11,305 11,723 23,028
35 to 39 years 11,835 12,028 23,863
40 to 44 years 10,948 11,647 22,595
45 to 49 years 11,169 11,372 22,541
50 to 54 years 10,961 11,415 22,376
55 to 59 years 11,834 12,388 24,222
60 to 64 years 11,167 11,220 22,387
65 to 69 years 9,249 9,853 19,102
70 to 74 years 6,023 6,553 12,576
75 to 79 years 3,472 4,303 7,775
80 to 84 years 2,260 3,277 5,537
85 years and over 2,031 3,100 5,131
Exploring Galveston County's Diversity? Request Customized Data Now!

Things to know

What is the population of Galveston County, TX under 18?

Galveston County's population under the age of 18 is 84,398, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 24.32% of the total resident population of Galveston County, TX.

What is the aging population in Galveston County, TX?

Galveston County's population aged 65 years and above was 50,121. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 14.44% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

Explore datasets by year of publication.
2023
Galveston County, TX Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Galveston County age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Galveston County population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Galveston County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Galveston County by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Galveston County.

Key observations

The largest age group in Galveston County, TX was for the group of age 5-9 years with a population of 24,520 (7.06%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Galveston County, TX was the 85+ years with a population of 5,131 (1.48%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Galveston County population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Galveston County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Galveston County total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Galveston County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Galveston County, TX Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Galveston County - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Galveston County population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Galveston County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Galveston County population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Galveston County population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Galveston County is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Galveston County is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Galveston County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Galveston County, TX Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Galveston County, TX population pyramid, which represents the Galveston County population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Galveston County, TX, is 30.6.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Galveston County, TX, is 22.0.
  • Total dependency ratio for Galveston County, TX is 52.6.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Galveston County, TX is 4.5.

Galveston County population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Galveston County population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Galveston County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Galveston County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Galveston County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Galveston County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

About the author

Neilsberg Research Avatar
Neilsberg Research
Neilsberg Research team are data scientists with expertise in processing, analysis and visualization of big data helping small businesses make right decisions.

Share

This article is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal or tax advice. We recommend that you consult with a qualified professional such as a lawyer or accountant before making a decision. Many of the products and services featured here are from our affiliate partners. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. Read advertiser disclosure.