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Population in 2010: 1,818. Population change since 2000: -0.7%
Males: 864  (47.5%)
Females: 954  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47119, 47124.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $99,536 (it was $60,313 in 2000)
Galena:

$99,536
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,905

Galena CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $195,105 (it was $132,900 in 2000)
Galena:

$195,105
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $187,864; Detached houses: $187,864
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  • White alone - 1,781 (98.0%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Galena: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (45.4%), Irish (12.2%), English (8.7%), United States (6.1%), Italian (5.4%), Scottish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 811 feet

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Galena:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galena CDP:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 67.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

8 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.4%
Indiana:  4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,217 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,115 (0.6%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Therapists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Galena-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 153% 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 below Indiana state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.4 miles away from Galena center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from Galena center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Floyd County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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 (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Physician, 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: 3,938)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,789)
  • University of Louisville (about 14 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 15,612)
  • Bellarmine University (about 16 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,337)
  • Sullivan University (about 18 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,367)
  • Kentucky State University (about 60 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,204)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.3. This is about average.
City:

38.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.09. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.09
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.6
U.S.:

9.4


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.5%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Galena, IN

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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.45%
Here62.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents33.4%24.9%11.1%8.3%3.4%
Congregations7.1%15.7%21.4%7.1%5.7%
NameLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.1%2.9%2.3%2.1%8.5%
Congregations2.9%4.3%1.4%4.3%30.0%
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: 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.
Indiana:

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
Here:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Floyd County:

9.4%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Floyd County:

29.1%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
Indiana:

14.3%

8.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Indiana average:

6.54%

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 Clark County, IN  2.70% ($33,059 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, KY  1.65% ($35,652)
from Harrison County, IN  0.80% ($33,960)


8.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Indiana average:

6.56%

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 Clark County, IN  3.48% ($38,330 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, KY  1.35% ($29,889)
to Harrison County, IN  0.77% ($35,880)

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: 38.34842222, Lon: -85.92741944, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 2, 2008 02:08 PM, Us-150, Featheringill, Lat: 38.352022, Lon: -85.941667, 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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