Galena, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Galena, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Galena had a population of 3,024 as of July 1, 2015. Galena ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Galena is located at latitude 37.0752 and longitude -94.6355 in Cherokee County. 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. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 902 feet.

The City of Galena (GNIS ID: 485578) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galena population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galena: Leedsville.

City of Galena, KS Boundary Map

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Galena, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,024
Population in Households 2,954
Population in Familes 2,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density1 662
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,175
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 800
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 755 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 420 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $75,092
Average Home Value $98,740
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,527
Average Household Income $47,419
Per Capita Income $18,185
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.33%
Households -0.37% -0.31%
Families 0.19% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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, 2015 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 # 407 39th
Diversity Index2 # 169 75th
Median Household Income # 631 6th
Per Capita Income # 629 6th

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