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Population in 2012: 3,400 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 

Males: 1,694  (49.8%)
Females: 1,706  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  48.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61036.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,526 (it was $36,103 in 2000)
Galena:

$46,526
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,495

Galena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $139,931 (it was $95,100 in 2000)
Galena:

$139,931
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $183,770; Detached houses: $181,113; Townhouses or other attached units: $256,865

Median gross rent in 2012: $657.

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  • White alone - 2,912 (86.1%)
  • Hispanic - 367 (10.8%)
  • Black alone - 44 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Galena: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (33.4%), Irish (14.2%), English (8.2%), United States (7.7%), Polish (5.8%), French (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/12/1882

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 3.73 square miles.

Population density: 910 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Galena:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galena city:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

361 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe).

This city:  10.4%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Galena, Illinois as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Galena to the number of sex offenders is 850 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,988 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,878 (1.4%)

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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 ).

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
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 90.43 W

Area code: 815

Galena household income distribution Galena home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Galena by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000001004101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.029.40.00.0120.030.80.029.1
Robberies 0000000003270
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.090.061.5203.50.0
Assaults 23771310324001
per 100,000 57.886.7202.3205.228.987.1293.788.359.6120.00.00.029.1
Burglaries 4677105916834566
per 100,000 115.6173.4202.3205.2289.1145.1264.3471.1238.51020.1153.8174.5174.6
Thefts 35486363523531513533304827
per 100,000 1011.61387.31820.81847.01503.31015.7910.41501.81043.5990.1922.81395.8785.6
Auto thefts 2244222100011
per 100,000 57.857.8115.6117.357.858.058.729.40.00.00.029.129.1
Arson 0022000001101
per 100,000 0.00.057.858.60.00.00.00.00.030.030.80.029.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 45.863.496.798.164.251.5100.380.049.8182.564.293.053.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Illinois average:

2.76

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Galena, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -153 (-4.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Galena-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 149% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jo Daviess County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Donald William Kerst - Accelerator physicist who developed the betatron, John Aaron Rawlins - Union Army general, Don McNeill (performer) - Radio personality.


Hospitals/medical centers in Galena:

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

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Local government website: CITYOFGALENA.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galena:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 23 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,352)
  • Ashford University (about 42 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 46,717)
  • Kaplan University (about 60 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 8,162)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 62 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,699)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (about 62 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 63 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)
  • Augustana College (about 64 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)

Public high school in Galena:

Private high school in Galena:

  • TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 11084 HWY 20 W; 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)

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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).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.3. This is about average.
City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6

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

  • LACOMA GOLF CLUB (Address: Po Box 318, Population served: 275, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LONGHOLLOW POINT HOA (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE NORA BAR (Address: Po Box 318, Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOONLIGHT REFLECTIONS (Address: Po Box 318, Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JMS TAP (Address: Po Box 318, Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWISS INN (Address: Po Box 318, Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STORYBROOK COUNTRY CLUB (Address: Po Box 318, Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GALENA GOLF COURSE (Address: Po Box 318, Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TAPLEY WOODS REST AREA (Address: Po Box 318, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WALMART (149112) (Address: Po Box 318, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.4%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 19.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 89.5% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Galena, IL

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)

Galena compared to Illinois state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Galena, Illinois:

  • Renaissance Suites & Rooms Galena, 324 & 328 Spring St, Galena, IL 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-0123
  • Four Oaks Guest House, 6594 Rt 84N, Galena, IL 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-9567
  • Best Western Designer Inn & Suites, 9923 Rt 20 E, Galena, IL 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-2577, Fax: (815) 777-0584
  • Lefevre Inn And Resort, 9917 W Deininger Ln, Galena, IL 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-3929
  • Pine Hollow Inn And Bed & Breakfast, 4700 North Council HL, Galena, IL 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-2975
  • Stoney Creek Inn Of Galena, 940 Galena Square Dr, Galena, IL 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-2223, Fax: (815) 777-6762
  • Mother's Country Inn, 349 SPG St, Galena, IL 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-3153
  • Steamboat House, 605 S Prospect, Galena, IL 61036 , Phone: (815) 777-3128
  • 12 other hotels and motels
All 20 fire-safe hotels and motels in Galena, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Galena travel time to work - commute


Galena mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.46%
Here78.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran Church
Adherents63.8%13.5%13.4%3.5%1.7%
Congregations24.4%22.0%19.5%14.6%2.4%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%0.7%0.6%0.6%0.9%
Congregations2.4%2.4%2.4%2.4%7.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This 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.
State:

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

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Jo Daviess County:

16.20 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
Illinois:

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

11.7%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,575$54,9000$0
Other Government Administration 4$18,540$55,6200$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$35,407$38,6260$0
Police - Other 2$4,611$27,6660$0
Fire - Other 0$0 2$1,237
Streets and Highways 9$25,967$34,6230$0
Other and Unallocable 4$9,598$28,7945$1,040
Totals for Government 31$98,698$38,2067$2,277

Galena government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $3,383,000 ($995.00)
    General: $314,000 ($92.35)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $783,000 ($230.29)
    Police Protection: $436,000 ($128.24)
    Regular Highways: $426,000 ($125.29)
    Sewerage: $289,000 ($85.00)
    Water Utilities: $261,000 ($76.76)
    General - Other: $237,000 ($69.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $197,000 ($57.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $191,000 ($56.18)
    Fire Protection: $61,000 ($17.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $279,000 ($82.06)
    Housing & Community Development: $111,000 ($32.65)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($18.82)
    Central Staff: $30,000 ($8.82)
    Fire Protection: $26,000 ($7.65)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($5.88)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($2.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($1.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,043,000 ($306.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($3.82)

Galena government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $397,000 ($116.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000 ($43.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $95,000 ($27.94)
    All Other: $22,000 ($6.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $441,000 ($129.71)
    General Revenue, NEC: $214,000 ($62.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $442,000 ($130.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,550,000 ($455.88)
    General Support: $1,273,000 ($374.41)
    Highways: $98,000 ($28.82)
  • Tax - Property: $1,568,000 ($461.18)
    Public Utilities: $259,000 ($76.18)
    NEC: $153,000 ($45.00)

Galena government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $215,000 ($63.24)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,046,000 ($601.76)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,150,000 ($632.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($32.65)

Galena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,340,000 ($394.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,632,000 ($1362.35)

5.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($64,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dubuque County, IA  0.99% ($139,806 average AGI)
from Stephenson County, IL  0.65% ($38,115)
from Cook County, IL  0.56% ($72,500)


5.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,652 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dubuque County, IA  1.45% ($29,326 average AGI)
to Stephenson County, IL  0.60% ($48,250)
to Grant County, WI  0.28% ($32,385)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Galena, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Galena fatal accident list:

Jan 14, 2008 07:13 PM, Us-20, Lat: 42.427389, Lon: -90.443111, 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
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,350
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,425
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 13,564

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Galena)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 21 (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: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Galena)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Galena)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Galena


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Galena, IL

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
Businesses in Galena, IL
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Subway1
FedEx2True Value1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS4
Ramada1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Galena, IL


Galena on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill"
  • #60 (61036) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • Eric Richard Anderson (13)
  • Eric R. Anderson (6)
  • William R. Materna (4)
  • Stephen Coates (2)
  • Timothy Brown (2)
  • Mary Elizabeth Forsberg (2)
  • Daniel R. Uppena (1)
  • Rick Voorhees (1)
  • Richard G. Walsh (1)
  • Edward Paschke (1)

Total of 32 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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