Tiki Island, Texas

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Tiki Island is a village in Galveston County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,016 at the 2000 census.


History and government

Tiki Island was incorporated as a village on August 30, 1982.[1] 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.[4] [5]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km²), of which, 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (51.85%) is water.


As of the census[2] 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/sq mi (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.

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