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DICKINSON FAST FACTS

CITY OF DICKINSON

  • Centrally located between Houston and Galveston on Interstate 45 with close proximity to all major modes of transportation
  • 12.5 square miles

 

ECONOMIC ADVANTAGES

  • Location
  • Market Access
  • Transportation System
  • Growing Population and Labor Force
  • Business Climate
  • Streamlined Permitting Process
  • Quality of Life

FINANCIAL

  • Combined 2013 property tax rate – City of Dickinson $2.965012/$100 assessed value.

Jurisdictions                        Tax Rate
City of Dickinson                 $0.4086
Dickinson ISD                      $1.54
Galveston County               $0.583700
Mainland College              $0.221210
Road & Flood                     $0.006100
WCID No. 1                        $0.205402

  • City of Dickinson and State sales tax rate of 8.25%
  • Fiscal Year 2013 Assessed Value totals $805,157,907

 

EDUCATION

  • Award winning public school systems
    • Dickinson ISD – 5A
    • Santa Fe ISD – 4A
  • Private Schools
    • True Cross Catholic School
    • Pine Drive Christian School
  • Higher Education
    • 7 four year public and private colleges and universities within a 60 mile radius including U.T. Medical Branch, University of Houston, Rice University, Texas A&M Galveston, Houston Baptist University, and Baylor College of Medicine.
    • College of the Mainland, San Jacinto Community College

 

UTILITIES

  • Electric Services
    • Texas New Mexico Power Company
    • CenterPoint Energy
  • Natural Gas Services
    • CenterPoint Energy
  • Telecommunications Services
    • Verizon
    • Time Warner Telecom
  • Water and Sewer
    • Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District Number 1

 

TRANSPORTATION

  • Located within 50 miles of George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport as well as 5 regional/local airports
  • Located within 40 miles of 3 major ports
  • Major highways are Interstate 45, FM 517, State Highway 3, and FM 646
  • Located on GH&H Rail Line - Future commuter rail linking Houston and Galveston

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Dickinson Economic
Development Corporation
218 FM 517 West
Dickinson, TX 77539
281-337-6105