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Population in 2012: 3,029 (82% urban, 18% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 

Males: 1,443  (47.7%)
Females: 1,586  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  39.1 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66739.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,949 (it was $25,401 in 2000)
Galena:

$34,949
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,791

Galena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,796 (it was $36,400 in 2000)
Galena:

$52,796
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,450; Detached houses: $60,727; Mobile homes: $59,053

Median gross rent in 2012: $568.

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  • White alone - 2,756 (89.3%)
  • Two or more races - 112 (3.6%)
  • Hispanic - 110 (3.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 87 (2.8%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Galena: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (19.2%), Irish (15.8%), German (13.5%), English (8.1%), Dutch (4.2%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 941 feet

Land area: 4.55 square miles.

Population density: 665 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Galena:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galena city:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

36 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Galena, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Galena to the number of sex offenders is 233 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $742 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $541 (1.2%)

Galena satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (73.9 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (97.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (319.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Riverton, KS (1.9 miles ), Lowell, KS (2.0 miles ), Grand Falls Plaza, MO (2.5 miles) , Loma Linda, MO (2.5 miles ), Baxter Springs, KS (2.6 miles ), Shoal Creek Drive, MO (2.6 miles ), Joplin, MO (2.6 miles ), Cliff Village, MO (2.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $28,200
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $28,200
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,800
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

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Latitude: 37.07 N, Longitude: 94.64 W

Area code: 620

Galena household income distribution Galena home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Galena by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2103000002
per 100,000 60.231.30.093.10.00.00.00.00.065.1
Robberies 0000100001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.031.40.00.00.00.032.6
Assaults 8121617927141914
per 100,000 240.9375.2502.8527.8282.663.5222.3447.9611.9456.0
Burglaries 22203123152417252856
per 100,000 662.5625.4974.2714.1471.0761.9539.9799.7901.81824.1
Thefts 63931061017483705573121
per 100,000 1897.02908.13331.23135.72323.42634.92222.91759.42351.03941.4
Auto thefts 71111244101010710
per 100,000 210.8344.0345.7745.1125.6317.5317.6319.9225.4325.7
Arson 1071000210
per 100,000 30.10.0220.031.00.00.00.064.032.20.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 245.1299.4343.1432.1210.1204.9204.6251.4309.8483.5

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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: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Kansas average:

2.68

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-2.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Galena-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 207% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Galena city center killed 15 people and injured 200 people and caused $45 million in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 13.0 miles away from the city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galena-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: George Grantham - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Galena:

  • BARKER REST HOME (Nursing Home, 109 W EMPIRE ST)
  • EMERALD POINTE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 109 WEST EMPIRE)
  • GALENA MANOR (Nursing Home, 8TH & KELLER)
  • GALENA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 1220 E 8TH ST PO BOX 186)

Political contributions by individuals in Galena, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galena:

  • Missouri Southern State University (about 10 miles; Joplin, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,115)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 23 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Crowder College (about 24 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 56 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 3,034)
  • Drury University (about 76 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 76 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)
  • Missouri State University (about 76 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)

Public high schools in Galena:

Public elementary/middle schools in Galena:

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Library in Galena:

  • GALENA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,631; Location: 315 W. 7TH STREET; 24,811 books; 41 e-books; 26 audio materials; 405 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 2,418 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Galena: Galena Sewer Treatment Plant (A), Galena Police Department (B), Galena Public Library (C), Galena Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Galena include: Empire Mission Church (A), Apostolic Faith Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Christian Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Saint Mary's Episcopal Church (F), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (G), Saints Memorial Church of God in Christ (H), Sixth Street Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Galena Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Galena Mining & Historical Museum (319 West 7th Street).

Hotel: Galena Motel (918 East 7th Street).

 
Cherokee 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
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 Ozone  Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average.
City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.97
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.0317. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0317
U.S.:

0.4934
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 0.546. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.546
U.S.:

3.463
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 6.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.56
U.S.:

12.31

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

GALENA, CITY OF (Population served: 3163, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and AUG-19-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-10-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-13-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and OCT-23-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1993 and OCT-15-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-07-1993 to OCT-01-1993), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-1993), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-1993), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-1993)
  • One other older monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.3%
(25.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Galena, KS

78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
71 people in nursing homes in 2000

Galena compared to Kansas state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Galena (2011 data):

  • Community Bank and Trust: Branch 60 at 215 East Seventh Street, branch established on 1980/11/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $294.0 mil, Deposits: $252.7 mil, headquarters in Neosho, MO, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • American Bank of Baxter Springs: Galena Branch at 901 East 7th Street, branch established on 2003/07/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $111.3 mil, Deposits: $101.7 mil, headquarters in Baxter Springs, KS, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: American Bancshares, Inc.

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 (70%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Galena city (based on Cherokee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.21%
Here59.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents27.8%27.7%9.5%9.1%6.3%
Congregations7.7%15.4%3.8%7.7%13.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaFriends (Quakers)Presbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents6.2%4.0%2.3%2.0%5.1%
Congregations11.5%1.9%9.6%7.7%21.2%
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: 6
This county:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
This county:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Cherokee County:

6.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

15.1%
State:

13.4%

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 0$0 1$372
Other Government Administration 3$6,723$26,8920$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,683$42,7320$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$13,433$23,0282$1,949
Police - Other 4$6,099$18,2973$585
Firefighters 1$1,971$23,6521$864
Streets and Highways 2$2,985$17,9100$0
Health 0$0 2$1,829
Solid Waste Management 5$8,065$19,3560$0
Sewerage 1$1,656$19,8720$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,479$17,7480$0
Water Supply 3$5,554$22,2160$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,493$17,9162$1,227
Totals for Government 31$60,141$23,28011$6,826

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $443,000 ($146.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $230,000 ($75.93)
    Water Utilities: $220,000 ($72.63)
    General - Other: $198,000 ($65.37)
    Financial Administration: $125,000 ($41.27)
    Regular Highways: $114,000 ($37.64)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($17.17)
    Libraries: $46,000 ($15.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($13.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($5.28)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($3.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $63,000 ($20.80)
    Financial Administration: $36,000 ($11.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $34,000 ($11.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($2.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $226,000 ($74.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $130,000 ($42.92)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $294,000 ($97.06)
    Sewerage: $193,000 ($63.72)
    All Other: $13,000 ($4.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($2.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $305,000 ($100.69)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $102,000 ($33.67)
    General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($17.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $358,000 ($118.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $99,000 ($32.68)
    General Support: $56,000 ($18.49)
    Housing & Community Development: $8,000 ($2.64)
  • Tax - Property: $332,000 ($109.61)
    Public Utilities: $120,000 ($39.62)
    NEC: $10,000 ($3.30)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,161,000 ($713.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,100,000 ($693.30)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($20.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,072,000 ($684.05)

6.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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 Jasper County, MO  1.71% ($23,280 average AGI)
from Crawford County, KS  1.31% ($31,615)
from Ottawa County, OK  0.59% ($26,721)


6.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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 Jasper County, MO  1.84% ($24,281 average AGI)
to Ottawa County, OK  0.83% ($26,590)
to Crawford County, KS  0.78% ($24,965)

Strongest AM radio stations in Galena:

  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KWAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KQYX (1450 AM; 1 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVIS (910 AM; 1 kW; MIAMI, OK; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDMO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galena:

  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCAR-FM (104.3 FM; GALENA, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMOQ (107.1 FM; BAXTER SPRINGS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • K255AH (98.9 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOBC (90.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KXDG (97.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTN-FM (99.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K207BT (89.3 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KXMS (88.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE)
  • KGLC (100.9 FM; MIAMI, OK; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KNEO (91.7 FM; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: SKY HIGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K249BZ (97.7 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Galena:

  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K52FC (Channel 52; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55HU (Channel 55; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K20GA (Channel 20; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K04OV (Channel 4; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCLJ-CA (Channel 46; JOPLIN/CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K64FW (Channel 64; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KGCS-LP (Channel 57; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD OF REGENTS, MO. SOUTH. ST.COLLEGE)

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

Galena, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 12
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 266
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

See more detailed statistics of Galena fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 60
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 75

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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • City Hall 315 W 7th St (Lat: 37.075889 Lon: -94.641889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KNEN800
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.370 MHz, 154.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2012, Expiration Date: 01/19/2023
    Registrant: City Of Galena, 1524 Hillview, Galena, KS 66739, Phone: (620) 283-5404, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • 3/4 E Of Bouanza & Riverfront Rd (Lat: 37.087556 Lon: -94.654667), Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPAR973
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 09/29/2022
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Ottawa, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • 8545 S.E. Jayhawk Drive (Lat: 37.122278 Lon: -94.673833), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQAL437, Licensee ID: L00295769
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2004, Expiration Date: 12/25/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2005, Certifier: Edward Blobaum
    Registrant: Jayhawk Fine Chemicals
  • Galena, 211 West 7th Street (Lat: 37.076083 Lon: -94.641611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 43.1 m, Call Sign: WQDW900
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.400 MHz, 157.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/18/2005, Expiration Date: 11/18/2015, Certifier: Jason Allison
    Registrant: Western Communications Inc., 219 West 14th Street, Joplin, MO 64801, Phone: (417) 624-6066, Fax: (417) 624-0537, Email:
  • 5425 Se Boston Mills Road (Lat: 37.119167 Lon: -94.741111), Call Sign: WQNY696
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.930 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2011, Expiration Date: 07/11/2021, Certifier: Tison R Culley
    Registrant: Washington Electronic, 611 N Pine, Pittsburg, KS 66762, Phone: (620) 232-3717, Fax: (620) 232-3461, Email:
  • 544 Ne 90th (Lat: 37.221111 Lon: -94.745611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQPN830
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/10/2022, Certifier: Rick Jessee
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • RIVERTON, 1.15 Northwest (Lat: 37.086667 Lon: -94.667500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 108.2 m, Call Sign: WQCY570
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2005, Expiration Date: 06/23/2015, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • KC03RW406, 518 Short St (274061) (Lat: 37.075833 Lon: -94.640389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 73.8 m, Overall height: 75 m, Call Sign: WQQY351
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz... (+26 more)
    Grant Date: 03/25/2013, Expiration Date: 03/25/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Galena)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: SHOCKLEY LES SHOCKWAVE FIREBIRD (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-jet
    N-Number: 258FB , Serial Number: 001
    Registrant (Individual): Les L Shockley, 10110 Se Hwy 26, Galena, KS 66739
  • Aircraft: BEECH B-60 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-541 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 640SC , Serial Number: P488, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Wadler Manufacturing Inc, 1909 E 12th St, Galena, KS 66739
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-7-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 702AS , Serial Number: 4106C, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): Williams Machine & Tool Co Inc, Po Box 188, Galena, KS 66739
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92588 , Serial Number: 12-118, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/27/1955
    Registrant (Corporation): Wadler Manufacturing Co Inc, 1909 E 12th St, Galena, KS 66739
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95694 , Serial Number: 7994, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Brad Shelburn, Rt 1 Box 393b, Galena, KS 66739


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 189
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 56

Incident types - Galena


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

Most common first names in Galena, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5175.1 years
William5073.0 years
John4974.1 years
James4770.3 years
Charles3974.3 years
Robert3668.6 years
George3571.9 years
Helen2677.9 years
Paul2271.2 years
Hazel2276.4 years
Most common last names in Galena, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2573.8 years
Williams2472.2 years
Brown2175.7 years
Martin2170.6 years
Jones2079.1 years
Anderson1975.5 years
Davis1575.4 years
Wilson1570.9 years
Moore1479.4 years
Miller1470.6 years

Businesses in Galena, KS

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • True Value: 1


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  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
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  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers"
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