For population 25 years and over in Galen:
For population 15 years and over in Galen town:
80 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (35.1 miles , pop. 58,805).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (37.5 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (218.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.07 N, Longitude: 76.88 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 315
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Galen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Galen, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Galen-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Galen town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 31.4 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Galen-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from Galen center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from Galen center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: William Morris Stewart - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Galen:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galen:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
16 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Galen compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Galen (based on Wayne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,226 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($955 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,829 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($133 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $14,949,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,393
Total average daily truck traffic: 963
Total future (year 2016) average daily traffic: 10,336
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
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