Galena, Alaska

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Population in 2019: 450 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -33.3%
Males: 207  (46.0%)
Females: 243  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

32.8 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip codes: 99741.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $70,164 (it was $61,125 in 2000)
Galena:

$70,164
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,022 (it was $22,143 in 2000)

Galena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $124,585 (it was $75,600 in 2000)
Galena:

$124,585
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $129,168; detached houses: $127,758

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,206.

March 2019 cost of living index in Galena: 106.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.2%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.6% for American Indian residents, 23.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Galena, AK (2019)
    • 31263.5%American Indian alone
    • 15732.0%White alone
    • 244.9%Two or more races
    • 91.8%Hispanic
    • 51.0%Asian alone

Races in Galena detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Galena, Alaska as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Galena is 264 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (3.7%), Dutch (1.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 17.9 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

Galena, Alaska map

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Alaska:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,081 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (331.9 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2657.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Koyukuk, AK (5.1 miles),
Nulato, AK (6.0 miles ),
Ruby, AK (6.4 miles),
Kaltag, AK (7.9 miles ),
Huslia, AK (8.2 miles ),
Hughes, AK (10.8 miles),
Koyuk, AK (11.2 miles ),
Shaktoolik, AK (11.4 miles )

Latitude: 64.74 N, Longitude: 156.89 W

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in Galena, AK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Galena, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.9%
Alaska:

8.1%
Most common industries in Galena, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (38.6%)
  • Public administration (15.9%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (27.1%)
  • Public administration (20.7%)
  • Construction (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.8%)
  • Fuel dealers (3.7%)
  • Utilities (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (53.4%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Galena, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Top executives (6.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
  • Plant and system operators (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)

Average climate in Galena, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Galena-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 3207% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 388.6 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 183.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME) earthquake occurred 288.1 miles away from Galena center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 296.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2000 at 10:24:59, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MS, 6.1 ML, 5.7 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2018 at 17:29:29, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 MW, Depth: 29.0 mi) earthquake occurred 319.6 miles away from Galena center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galena topographic map

Airports located in Galena:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galena:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 267 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 331 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 331 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1672 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1675 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1687 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1697 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high schools in Galena:

  • GALENA INTERIOR LEARNING ACADEMY (GILA) (Location: 359 CHALLENGER ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SIDNEY C. HUNTINGTON JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 299 ANTOSKI AVENUE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Galena:

  • SIDNEY C. HUNTINGTON ELEMENTARY (Location: 299 ANTOSKI AVENUE, Grades: PK-6)

Library in Galena:

  • CHARLES EVANS COMMUNITY/SCHOOL LIBRARY (Operating income: $32,344; Location: 299 ANTOSKI DRIVE; 10,505 books; 51 audio materials; 859 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Galena: Galena Volunteer Fire Department (A), Galena Public Health Center - Interior Region (B), Galena Air Station Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Kala Slough (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Galena and their reported violations in the past:

GALENA WATER SYSTEM WTP-1 (Population served: 332, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAY-10-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2012), St Other (APR-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2012), St Other (APR-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from MAY-02-2011 to JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2012), St Other (APR-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-06-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-18-2011), St Other (JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2012), St Other (APR-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (DEC-03-2008), St Boil Water Order (DEC-05-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2008), St Other (DEC-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2011)
  • 17 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2008)
GALENA WTP-2 (Population served: 290, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2006)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.7%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

15.3%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households
63 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Galena:

Marital status in Galena, AK
  • Never married: 46.3%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Galena:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Alaska average:

10.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Galena

Religion statistics for Galena, AK (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,14818
Catholic1,45310
Evangelical Protestant1645
Other87-
Orthodox853
None1,651-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
This county:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.0%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.9%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Galena:

52.8%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Galena:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Galena:

22.5%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.8%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Galena:

6.8
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Galena:

59.2%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Galena:

83.0%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Galena, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 112$342,154$36,65944$15,424
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 84$505,552$72,2227$10,556
Electric Power 6$19,929$39,8581$1,771
Water Supply 3$17,714$70,8560$0
Other and Unallocable 2$16,670$100,0200$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,879$34,5480$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$7,086$85,0320$0
Sewerage 1$3,321$39,8520$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,107$13,2840$0
Financial Administration 1$2,768$33,2160$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,107
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$10,509
Totals for Government 212$919,180$52,02962$39,368

Galena government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,486,000 ($5524.44)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,992,000 ($66648.89)
    Financial Administration: $157,000 ($348.89)
    Central Staff Services: $92,000 ($204.44)
    Police Protection: $78,000 ($173.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($104.44)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($31.11)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($2.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $169,000 ($375.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,175,000 ($22611.11)

Galena government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $315,000 ($700.00)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $295,000 ($655.56)
    Other: $188,000 ($417.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($215.56)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $15,000 ($33.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,026,000 ($2280.00)
    General Local Government Support: $128,000 ($284.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $287,000 ($637.78)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($13.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($8.89)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,331,000 ($7402.22)
    Water Utilities: $458,000 ($1017.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,623,000 ($70273.33)
  • Tax - Property: $417,000 ($926.67)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $164,000 ($364.44)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $46,000 ($102.22)
    Other License: $5,000 ($11.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($6.67)

4.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.16% ($41,523 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Galena:

  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Galena:

  • K04LZ (Channel 4; GALENA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K10LJ (Channel 10; GALENA, AK; Owner: CITY OF GALENA)

Galena fatal accident list:

Jan 17, 1999 03:05 AM, Campion Road, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Feb 17, 1996 08:55 AM, Campion, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 24, 1993 00:30 AM, Campion, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 28, 1991 87:99 PM, Dump Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.5mTotal length
  • 735Total average daily traffic
  • 7Total average daily truck traffic
  • 750Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Galena)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 64.687722 Lon: -156.727194, Call Sign: KB97218, Licensee ID: L00008533,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.250 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/1988, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2020, Registrant: Big River Public Broadcasting Corp., Po Box 165, Galena, AK 99741-0165
  • 7.1 Mile Easterly (Lat: 64.687722 Lon: -156.727194), Structure height: 62 m, Call Sign: KPG989, Licensee ID: L00008533,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.020 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/1987, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2020, Registrant: Big River Public Broadcasting Corp., Po Box 165, Galena, AK 99741-0165

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Fish & Game Ofc (Lat: 64.738250 Lon: -156.936361), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQH285, Licensee ID: L00002062,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.26540 MHz, 3.23140 MHz, 4.46140 MHz, 4.56140 MHz, 5.19640 MHz, 7.48140 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/1996, Expiration Date: 03/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2001, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 656-1663
  • Police Office (Lat: 64.732139 Lon: -156.934417), Call Sign: KXQ876,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.250 MHz, 155.550 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2014, Expiration Date: 10/10/2024, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • GALENA CITY S.D., 359 Challenger Way (Lat: 64.741750 Lon: -156.954500), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WRED718,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2019, Expiration Date: 09/26/2029, Certifier: Noam Kuilboer, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: AA8FY, Licensee ID: L00134397, Grant Date: 09/13/1996, Expiration Date: 01/05/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2001, Registrant: R Justin Huber, Galena, AK 99741-0131
  • Call Sign: KA7DCK, Grant Date: 06/16/1992, Expiration Date: 06/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2004, Registrant: Michael J Rath, Galena, AK 99741
  • Call Sign: AL2J, Previous Call Sign: AA8FY, Licensee ID: L00134397, Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 04/17/2021, Certifier: R Justin Huber, Registrant: R Justin Huber, Galena, AK 99741
  • Call Sign: KL1EI, Licensee ID: L00399717, Grant Date: 08/06/2011, Expiration Date: 09/13/2021, Certifier: Timothy J Bodony, Registrant: Timothy J Bodony, Galena, AK 99741
  • Call Sign: AE5EX, Previous Call Sign: KD5EKJ, Licensee ID: L01301728, Grant Date: 03/14/2008, Expiration Date: 06/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/30/2008, Certifier: Scott A Betterton, Registrant: Scott A Betterton, Galena, AK 99741
  • Call Sign: AL3H, Previous Call Sign: AE5EX, Licensee ID: L01301728, Grant Date: 05/15/2018, Expiration Date: 06/04/2028, Certifier: Scott A Betterton, Registrant: Scott A Betterton, Galena, AK 99741


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Galena)
Most common last names in Galena, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Demoski550.2 years
Evans371.7 years
Henry379.7 years
Nollner375.6 years
Huntington244.5 years
Solomon274.5 years
Thurmond263.5 years
Wholecheese256.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Galena, AK
  • 63.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.8%Wood
  • 1.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Galena, AK
  • 71.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.7%Wood
  • 2.2%Utility gas


Galena compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Galena on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
There are 13 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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