Tiki Island, Texas

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Tiki Island, Texas

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High Points

Tiki Island strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Tiki Island Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Tiki Island People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Tiki Island Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Tiki Island Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Tiki Island Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Tiki Island College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Tiki Island, Texas

Comparing Tiki Island to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 2
Senior Citizens 3 5
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 2 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1

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Tiki Island Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles SW of Galveston, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles SE of Houston, Texas
County Galveston
Standard Zip Codes 77554
Phone Area Codes 409
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.2
Longitude -94.96

Tiki Island Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 50 to 62 F
Apr Temp 65 to 75 F
Jul Temp 80 to 89 F
Oct Temp 68 to 80 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
Station ALVIN
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 62 F
Apr Temp 60 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 60 to 81 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
Distance 36.7 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 63 F
Apr Temp 61 to 79 F
Jul Temp 75 to 94 F
Oct Temp 62 to 82 F
Annual Precip 53.9 inches
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Tiki Island Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,016 100%
Male 531 52.3%
Female 485 47.7%
Under 18 110 10.8%
18+ 906 89.2%
65+ 126 12.4%
Median Age 49.7
Average Family Size 2.4
White 978 96.3%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 10 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 10 1%
Mixed Race 10 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37 3.6%

Estimated Tiki Island Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,177
Growth 161
Growth % 15.8%

Tiki Island Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 17.7%
German 16.1%
US/American 12.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
Irish 7.5%
Italian 7.1%
Scotch-Irish 5.5%
French (except Basque) 4.7%
Scottish 3.4%
Russian 1.7%
European 1.7%
Norwegian 1.5%
Swedish 1.1%
Polish 1%
British 1%
Dutch 1%
Welsh 0.9%
French Canadian 0.8%
Czech 0.8%
Acadian/Cajun 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tiki Island, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

West Galveston (77554)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tiki Island 1,016 $93,129
Galveston 57,247 $35,049
Hitchcock 6,386 $35,013
Jamaica Beach 1,075 $66,250
La Marque 13,682 $39,081
Santa Fe 9,548 $54,253
Texas City 41,521 $42,393
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