Galveston is a city located in Texas, United States.
Galveston is reasonably good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to the airport (Scholes International Airport at Galveston), one of the railway lines or Gulf Freeway.
In Galveston, the majority of the dwellings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. The median year of construction for houses in this city is 1972. This city is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. The population residing in this city is evenly split between renters and owners.
A portion of residents in Galveston may have the option to shop for groceries on foot in one of over 50 stores, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. A limited variety of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. With respect to education, residents may find it difficult to reach high schools and primary schools on foot. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Moving around by car is especially convenient in Galveston. Accessing a parking spot is easy. However, most houses for sale in this city are located in areas that are not very conducive to walking since meeting daily needs is difficult.