Galena, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 3,225 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 
Males: 1,555  (48.2%)
Females: 1,670  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61036.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,460 (it was $36,103 in 2000)
Galena:

$53,460
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,199 (it was $19,773 in 2000)

Galena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $164,217 (it was $95,100 in 2000)
Galena:

$164,217
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $185,574; detached houses: $176,895; townhouses or other attached units: $442,478

Median gross rent in 2017: $755.

March 2019 cost of living index in Galena: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.7%
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  • Races in Galena, IL (2010)
    • 3,07689.7%White alone
    • 2848.3%Hispanic
    • 230.7%Two or more races
    • 200.6%Asian alone
    • 160.5%Black alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Galena, Illinois as of October 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Galena is 1,129 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Galena by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(120.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(60.5)
1
(30.5)
1
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(90.0)
2
(61.5)
7
(203.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(87.1)
10
(293.7)
3
(88.3)
2
(59.6)
4
(120.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
1
(29.5)
1
(29.9)
1
(30.3)
5
(152.6)
5
(154.8)
1
(31.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(145.1)
9
(264.3)
16
(471.1)
8
(238.5)
34
(1,020)
5
(153.8)
6
(174.5)
6
(174.6)
2
(59.0)
5
(149.4)
10
(302.6)
0
(0.0)
8
(247.8)
12
(375.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(1,016)
31
(910.4)
51
(1,502)
35
(1,044)
33
(990.1)
30
(922.8)
48
(1,396)
27
(785.6)
32
(943.4)
22
(657.3)
46
(1,392)
38
(1,160)
35
(1,084)
71
(2,220)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(58.0)
2
(58.7)
1
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
1
(29.1)
2
(59.0)
2
(59.8)
1
(30.3)
2
(61.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(62.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)72.8141.9113.170.4258.090.7131.475.152.547.5133.7106.2116.4126.3

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City-data.com crime index in Galena, IL

Crime rate in Galena detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: American (31.3%), German (22.4%), English (9.9%), Irish (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), Swedish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/12/1882

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 3.73 square miles.

Population density: 864 people per square mile   (low).

Galena, Illinois map

240 residents are foreign born (6.7% Latin America).

This city:

6.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,486 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,691 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (14.3 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (69.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (146.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

The Galena Territory, IL (2.4 miles ),
St. Donatus, IA (2.6 miles),
Menominee, IL (2.6 miles ),
Hazel Green, WI (2.8 miles ),
Scales Mound, IL (3.2 miles ),
Benton, WI (3.3 miles ),
Bellevue, IA (3.3 miles ),
New Diggings, WI (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 90.43 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Galena, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Galena, IL in 2017

Galena satellite photo by USGS

Galena tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $50,400
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $256,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $79,500
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $206,100
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Galena, IL residents
Average permit cost in Galena, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Galena, IL
Historical housing units in Galena, IL
Most common industries in Galena, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (20.9%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.4%)
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (26.3%)
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Social assistance (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Galena, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)

Average climate in Galena, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Galena, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.9. This is about average.

City:

63.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.49
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Galena-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.5 miles away from the Galena city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 305.3 miles away from Galena center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 282.4 miles away from Galena center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 336.9 miles away from Galena center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 304.7 miles away from Galena center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 291.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jo Daviess County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galena topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Galena:

  • MIDWEST MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, ONE MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • JODAVIESS COUNTY HEALTH DEPART (9483 US RTE 20 W. PO BOX 318)
  • GALENA STAUSS HOSPITAL SNU (215 SUMMIT STREET)
  • GALENA STAUSS NURSING HOME (215 SUMMIT STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Galena:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galena:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 23 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Ashford University (about 41 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 61 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 62 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 63 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 64 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Black Hawk College (about 66 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)

Public high school in Galena:

Private high school in Galena:

  • TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 165, Location: 11084 W US HIGHWAY 20, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Galena:

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Library in Galena:

  • GALENA PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $339,456; Location: 601 SOUTH BENCH STREET; 23,670 books; 1,161 audio materials; 2,008 video materials; 4 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 126 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Galena: Saint Josephs Hall (A), Jo Daviess County Courthouse (B), Galena-Jo Daviess County History Museum (C), Galena Area Emergency Medical Services District (D), Galena Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Galena include: Church of the Nazarene (A), First German Presbyterian Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Grace Episcopal Church (E), Saint Marys Catholic Church (F), Saint Matthews Lutheran Church (G), Saint Michaels Roman Catholic Church (H), Westminster Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Saint Michaels Cemetery (2), Greenwood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hughlett Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Galena include: Galena Historic District (1), Grant Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Blacksmith Shop Museum (245 North Commerce Street), Galena Historical Society & Museum (211 South Bench Street), Furlong JAS T - Furlong Mark Construction (Museums; 8885 North 3 Pines Road), Chicago Athenaeum (Museums; 122 South Bench Street), Grant Home State Historic Site (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Bouthillier & 4th), Belvedere (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1008 Park Avenue), Depot Theater (314 South Main Street), Brill's Trolley Tours (102 North Main Street), American Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor (102 North Main Street).

Hotels: Annie Wiggins Guest House (1004 Park Avenue), Desoto House Hotel (230 South Main Street), Courtyard (230 South Main Street), Cole Terry (525 South Dodge Street), Greenbriar Country Inn & Suites (345 Spring Street), Best Western Quiet House (9915 Route 20 East), Country Inn-Suites Galena (11334 Oldenburg Lane), Chestnut Mountain Resort (Black Jack Road), Carrie's Vintage Inn (305 North Main Street).

Birthplace of: Donald William Kerst - Accelerator physicist who developed the betatron, John Aaron Rawlins - Union Army general, Don McNeill (performer) - Radio personality.

Jo Daviess County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

WOODED WONDERLAND CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Galena that have no violations reported:

  • LONGHOLLOW POINT HOA (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GOLDMOOR INN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PALACE CAMPGROUND (17533) (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GALENA GOLF CLUB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PALACE CAMPGROUND (120402) (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TAMMYS RETAIL WIGGLY (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • GRANT HILLS MOTEL (111807) (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRANT HILLS MOTEL (90670) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RONS AMOCO GALENA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Galena in 2010:

  • 48 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Galena in 2000:

  • 55 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Galena (2011 data):

  • Galena State Bank & Trust Co.: at 971 Gear Street, Galena Mobile Branch, Galena Branch, South Main Facility. Info updated 2009/07/07: Bank assets: $283.8 mil, Deposits: $243.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Financial Usa, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Perry Street Branch at 115 Perry Street, branch established on 1916/04/10; Galena Square Branch at 953 Gear Street, branch established on 1986/11/13. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Apple River State Bank: Galena Branch at Exchange Street, branch established on 2009/03/23. Info updated 2008/07/18: Bank assets: $266.8 mil, Deposits: $235.2 mil, headquarters in Apple River, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Apple River Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Galena:

Marital status in Galena, IL
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Galena:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Galena
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Galena, IL (based on Jo Daviess County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,84410
Mainline Protestant4,00024
Evangelical Protestant9519
Other1243
None9,759-
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: 8
Jo Daviess County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Jo Daviess County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Jo Daviess County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
This county:

16.20 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jo Daviess County:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jo Daviess County:

11.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Galena:

47.5%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Galena:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Galena:

12.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Galena:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Galena:

51.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Galena, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$42,815$46,7070$0
Streets and Highways 9$31,400$41,8670$0
Other Government Administration 4$22,419$67,2570$0
Other and Unallocable 4$11,606$34,8187$2,042
Police - Other 2$5,576$33,4560$0
Financial Administration 1$5,532$66,3840$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 3$2,429
Correction 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 31$119,348$46,19910$4,471

Galena government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,051,000 ($325.89)
    Central Staff Services: $955,000 ($296.12)
    Police Protection: $794,000 ($246.20)
    Regular Highways: $681,000 ($211.16)
    Financial Administration: $565,000 ($175.19)
    Sewerage: $392,000 ($121.55)
    Water Utilities: $383,000 ($118.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $301,000 ($93.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000 ($72.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $72,000 ($22.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $529,000 ($164.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $337,000 ($104.50)
    Central Staff Services: $315,000 ($97.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,579,000 ($489.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($15.50)

Galena government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $697,000 ($216.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $236,000 ($73.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000 ($46.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $944,000 ($292.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $94,000 ($29.15)
    Interest Earnings: $78,000 ($24.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $676,000 ($209.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,184,000 ($677.21)
    Other: $100,000 ($31.01)
    Highways: $85,000 ($26.36)
  • Tax - Property: $2,558,000 ($793.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $716,000 ($222.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $441,000 ($136.74)
    Other License: $228,000 ($70.70)

Galena government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,198,000 ($4402.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,583,000 ($4211.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $615,000 ($190.70)

Galena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,906,000 ($2761.55)

5.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.58% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,852 average AGI)
Jo Daviess County:

0.58%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dubuque County, IA  1.13% ($40,743 average AGI)
from Stephenson County, IL  0.40% ($44,475)
from Cook County, IL  0.32% ($125,563)


6.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.51% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,071 average AGI)
Jo Daviess County:

0.51%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dubuque County, IA  0.95% ($53,208 average AGI)
to Stephenson County, IL  0.43% ($42,909)
to Cook County, IL  0.37% ($37,703)
Businesses in Galena, IL
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Subway1
FedEx2True Value1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS4
Ramada1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Galena:

  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDBQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galena:

  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; GALENA, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W209AU (89.7 FM; GALENA, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KMAQ-FM (95.1 FM; MAQUOKETA, IA; Owner: MAQUOKETA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Galena:

  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
Galena fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Galena fatal accident list:

Sep 9, 2015 07:10 PM, Summit, Us-20 (Spring St), Lat: 42.416967, Lon: -90.439911, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 11, 2012 08:49 PM, Us-20, Oldenburg Lane, Lat: 42.437064, Lon: -90.451647, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 14, 2008 07:13 PM, Us-20, Lat: 42.427390, Lon: -90.443110, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 1999 03:13 PM, Irvine Ct, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 66.9mTotal length
  • $284,000Total costs
  • 18,135Total average daily traffic
  • 2,572Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,625Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Galena, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Galena, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Galena)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Galena, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Galena)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Galena)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 45 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of reported fires - 44 took place in 2014, and the least - 12 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Galena, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.7%), and Outside Fires (29.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Galena, IL
    • 18546.7%Structure Fires
    • 11829.8%Outside Fires
    • 6315.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 307.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Galena, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Galena, Illinois:

  • Best Western Designer Inn & Suites, 9923 Rt 20 E, Galena, Illinois 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-2577, Fax: (815) 777-0584
  • Lefevre Inn And Resort, 9917 W Deininger Ln, Galena, Illinois 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-3929
  • Stoney Creek Inn Of Galena, 940 Galena Square Dr, Galena, Illinois 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-2223, Fax: (815) 777-6762
  • Desoto House, 230 S Main St, Galena, Illinois 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-0090, Fax: (815) 777-9529
  • Victorian Mansion, 301 S High St, Galena, Illinois 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-0675
  • Chestnut Mountain Resort, 8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, Illinois 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-1320, Fax: (815) 777-1068
  • Country Inn & Suites, 11334 Oldenburg Ln, Galena, Illinois 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-2400, Fax: (815) 777-2702
  • The Irish Cottage Hotel & Frank O'dowd's Irish Pub, 9853 Us Hwy 20, Galena, Illinois 61036 , Phone: (815) 776-0707, Fax: (815) 776-0717
  • Ramada Galena, 11383 Hwy 20 W, Galena, Illinois 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-2043
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Galena, Illinois
Most common first names in Galena, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7177.2 years
Mary5780.5 years
William5677.7 years
Robert4671.7 years
Joseph4176.6 years
James3770.2 years
Charles3576.1 years
Helen3279.9 years
George3174.6 years
Edward3079.5 years
Most common last names in Galena, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2881.2 years
Bussan2277.8 years
Johnson2172.1 years
Miller1572.3 years
Wachter1478.7 years
Wienen1379.5 years
Montgomery1375.2 years
Rosenthal1274.8 years
Heim1279.3 years
Harris1277.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Galena, IL
  • 87.5%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Galena, IL
  • 77.3%Utility gas
  • 22.7%Electricity


Galena compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 15 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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  • Edward Paschke (1)
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Total of 38 patent applications in 2008-2020.