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Houston Area Submarkets

As one of the largest geographic business regions in the country, Houston has multiple districts and submarket areas. Many of these tend to focus on a handful of key industries or job types. Some are attractive because of their proximity to large populations of talent while others are in close proximity to major industry catalysts such as the port or NASA. Discover which submarkets might be right for your company. 

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Galveston County



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Median household income

Tourism, education and healthcare are the driving forces of the Galveston area economy. Port Galveston is a deep water seaport and one of the top cruise ports in the nation. Galveston is also a hub for the offshore energy services sector and maritime trade related activities. More than 20,000 people commute to work each day on the island, which also draws more than 6.5 million visitors and tourists annually. 

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