Hitchcock is a charming and historical community located in Galveston County nestled on the Texas Gulf Coast. Approximately 40 minutes from Houston, the largest city in Texas, we are plentiful with urban amenities close by. Easy access to the Houston metropolitan areas, a low cost of living, high quality of life, and a rich heritage make Hitchcock a great place to put down roots.
- Galveston County has a labor force of 165,649 people, with a job growth rate of 2.2% since 2014 and an unemployment rate of 5%
- Hitchcock has a low cost of living advantage with average home prices of $120,000 versus Galveston at $246,000, Texas at $230,000 and US average of $215,000. There are 137% more households who own their homes than there are renters
- Workers in Hitchcock earn a median yearly household income of $47, 166 which is 11% less than the state median and 14%less than the national median