Galena, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 1,818. Population change since 2000: -0.7%
Males: 853  (47.0%)
Females: 965  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 47119, 47124.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $96,782 (it was $60,313 in 2000)
Galena:

$96,782
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,415 (it was $23,824 in 2000)

Galena CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $187,809 (it was $132,900 in 2000)
Galena:

$187,809
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,043.

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  • Races in Galena, IN (2010)

    Galena races chart
    • 1,78198.0%White alone
    • 120.7%Hispanic
    • 110.6%Asian alone
    • 90.5%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Galena: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.5%), United States (14.1%), Irish (9.3%), English (6.1%), Italian (5.1%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 811 feet

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

Population density: 686 people per square mile   (low).

Galena,IN real estate house value index trend

Galena, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Galena:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galena CDP:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

19 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Indiana:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,391 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,018 (0.7%)

Galena satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (13.4 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (258.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Greenville, IN (1.7 miles ), Georgetown, IN (2.0 miles ), New Albany, IN (2.7 miles ), Crandall, IN (2.8 miles) , Lanesville, IN (2.8 miles ), Borden, IN (2.9 miles ), New Salisbury, IN (3.0 miles ), Clarksville, IN (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.35 N, Longitude: 85.94 W

Area code: 812

Galena household income distribution Galena home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Galena: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Galena, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Galena-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Galena place center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 23.3 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 77% 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 105.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 108.9 miles away from Galena 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 110.1 miles away from the city 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 103.1 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.7 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 117.8 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 Floyd County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galena topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Galena:

  • GREEN VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NEW ALBANY, IN)
  • AUTUMN WOODS HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEW ALBANY, IN)
  • PHYSICIANS' MEDICAL CENTER LLC Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; NEW ALBANY, IN)
  • FMC - FLOYD COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; NEW ALBANY, IN)
  • NEW ALBANY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEW ALBANY, IN)
  • FLOYD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; NEW ALBANY, IN)
  • FLOYD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SNU (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEW ALBANY, IN)

Amtrak station near Galena:

  • 11 miles: LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSONVILLE (JEFFERSONVILLE, 500 WILLINGER LANE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galena:

  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 7 miles; New Albany, IN; Full-time enrollment: 5,050)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • University of Louisville (about 14 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 16 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Bellarmine University (about 16 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 18 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 45 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)

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Notable location: Greenville Township Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Floyd County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.390. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.390
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.59. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.59
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.4%
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  83.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

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

Galena compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Indiana average:

11.1

Galena travel time to work - commute Galena mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Galena CDP (based on Floyd County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,75651
Catholic12,2345
Mainline Protestant7,42025
Other1,7967
Black Protestant7355
None31,637-
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: 12
Floyd County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Floyd County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Floyd County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Floyd County:

29.1%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
State:

14.3%

7.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Indiana average:

5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clark County, IN  2.70% ($28,638 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, KY  1.57% ($34,702)
from Harrison County, IN  0.71% ($31,082)


7.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($118 average AGI)
Floyd County:

0.04%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clark County, IN  3.00% ($29,776 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, KY  1.23% ($28,942)
to Harrison County, IN  0.54% ($32,487)

Strongest AM radio stations in Galena:

  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMT (620 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: JEFFERSON B/CASTING CMPANY, INC.)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galena:

  • WZKF (98.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WFIA-FM (94.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WJZL (93.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Galena:

  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHAN-LP (Channel 17; SALEM, IN; Owner: REBECCA L. WHITE)

Galena fatal accident list:

Jun 27, 2009 09:11 PM, Us-150, Barry Lane, Lat: 38.34842, Lon: -85.92742, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 2, 2008 02:08 PM, Us-150, Featheringill, Lat: 38.35202, Lon: -85.94167, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

Galena on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Postsecondary teachers"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Top executives"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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