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Galena, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Galena is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cherokee County at latitude 37.0752 and longitude -94.6355. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 902 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Galena, but most people and references simply refer to it as Galena, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Galena indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Galena (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galena: Leedsville.

City of Galena, KS Boundary Map

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Galena, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,053
Population in Households 2,983
Population in Familes 2,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density1 668
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,186
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 805
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 767 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 419 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $75,312
Average Home Value $98,533
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,627
Average Household Income $45,148
Per Capita Income $17,318
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.25% -0.48%
Households -0.24% -0.46%
Families 0.38% -0.5%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Galena, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galena to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 92 86th
Population Density1 # 405 40th
Diversity Index2 # 164 75th
Median Household Income # 656 2nd
Per Capita Income # 646 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.