Galena, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Galena, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Galena had a population of 2,980 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galena: Leedsville.

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Galena, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,980
Population in Households 2,910
Population in Familes 2,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 652
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $36,895
Average Household Income $53,413
Per Capita Income $20,538


Total Housing Units 1,424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 747 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 403 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 274 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $76,793
Average Home Value $83,110


Total Households 1,150
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 776
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.42% -0.63%
Households -0.49% -0.67%
Families -0.25% -0.76%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.25%

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, 2018 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 Density # 409 39th
Diversity Index # 160 76th
Median Household Income # 632 6th
Per Capita Income # 612 9th

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