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Tiki Island, Texas
Village
Location of Tiki Island, Texas
Location of Tiki Island, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Galveston
Area
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
Elevation 0 ft (0 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 968
 • Density 696/sq mi (269/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 77554
Area code(s) 409
FIPS code 48-72989
GNIS feature ID 1388537
Website http://www.villageoftikiisland.org/

Tiki Island is a village in Galveston County, Texas, United States. The population was 968 at the 2010 census.

History and government

Tiki Island was incorporated as a village on August 30, 1982. It has a full-time police department and volunteer fire department. Lacking its own post office, mail delivery is the responsibility of the nearby Galveston post office.

Tiki Island Texas City Hall
Tiki Island City Hall
Tiki Island TX Police and Fire Departments
Tiki Island police station & fire department

Geography

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Map of Tiki Island

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), of which 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2) is land and 0.89 square miles (2.3 km2), or 64.41%, is water.

The street names have a Polynesian theme: Bamboo, Castaway, Bora Bora, Coconut, Copra, Diamond Head, Easterly, Hawaii, Kona, Lanai, Leilani, Lotus, Majuro, Mango, Maui, Moorea, Oahu, Outrigger, Palmetto, Papeete, Paradise, Port O'Call, Tahiti, and Wahini.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 537
2000 1,016 89.2%
2010 968 −4.7%
Est. 2015 1,026 6.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,016 people, 482 households, and 349 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,567.7 people per square mile (603.5/km²). There were 746 housing units at an average density of 1,151.1 per square mile (443.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.26% White, 0.30% African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.98% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.98% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.64% of the population.

There were 482 households out of which 13.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% were married couples living together, 1.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.40.

In the village, the population was spread out with 10.8% under the age of 18, 3.0% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 49.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 109.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $88,891, and the median income for a family was $93,129. Males had a median income of $69,792 versus $35,333 for females. The per capita income for the village was $54,611. About 0.8% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


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