Galena, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 2,900 (82% urban, 18% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.8%
 
Males: 1,422  (49.1%)
Females: 1,478  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66739.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,279 (it was $25,401 in 2000)
Galena:

$35,279
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,894 (it was $12,172 in 2000)

Galena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $67,677 (it was $36,400 in 2000)
Galena:

$67,677
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $69,260; detached houses: $69,998; mobile homes: $63,481

Median gross rent in 2017: $765.

March 2019 cost of living index in Galena: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.3%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.4% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Galena, KS (2010)
    • 2,75689.3%White alone
    • 1123.6%Two or more races
    • 1103.6%Hispanic
    • 872.8%American Indian alone
    • 110.4%Black alone
    • 90.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Galena, Kansas as of October 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Galena is 118 to 1.


Crime rates in Galena by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(93.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.1)
1
(33.2)
3
(100.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.0)
1
(34.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(527.8)
9
(282.6)
2
(63.5)
7
(222.3)
14
(447.9)
19
(611.9)
14
(456.0)
14
(464.8)
4
(134.5)
6
(204.2)
11
(379.2)
10
(350.3)
12
(418.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(714.1)
15
(471.0)
24
(761.9)
17
(539.9)
25
(799.7)
28
(901.8)
56
(1,824)
43
(1,428)
41
(1,379)
21
(714.8)
11
(379.2)
13
(455.3)
21
(731.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
101
(3,136)
74
(2,323)
83
(2,635)
70
(2,223)
55
(1,759)
73
(2,351)
121
(3,941)
65
(2,158)
69
(2,321)
46
(1,566)
37
(1,275)
57
(1,996)
71
(2,473)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(745.1)
4
(125.6)
10
(317.5)
10
(317.6)
10
(319.9)
7
(225.4)
10
(325.7)
11
(365.2)
17
(571.8)
12
(408.4)
4
(137.9)
7
(245.2)
12
(418.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(64.0)
1
(32.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(166.0)
4
(134.5)
2
(68.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(70.1)
7
(243.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)415.1201.9196.8196.6241.5297.6464.5335.0342.8196.4174.8271.5267.2

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City-data.com crime index in Galena, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.83
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: American (44.9%), Irish (7.4%), German (5.6%), English (4.9%), French Canadian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 941 feet

Land area: 4.55 square miles.

Population density: 637 people per square mile   (low).

Galena, Kansas map

36 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $704 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $631 (1.0%)

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)

Latitude: 37.07 N, Longitude: 94.64 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Galena, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Galena, KS in 2017
Galena satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $77,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Galena, KS residents
Average permit cost in Galena, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Kansas:

3.7%
Historical population in Galena, KS
Historical housing units in Galena, KS
Most common industries in Galena, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.9%)
  • Food (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Food (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.3%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (3.8%)
  • Chemicals (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Galena, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Galena, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Galena, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.2. This is about average.

City:

74.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.0242. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0242
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 6.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 0.546. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.546
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00927. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00927
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Galena-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 107% 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 slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.9 miles away from Galena center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 189.1 miles away from Galena center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 259.7 miles away from Galena center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 268.8 miles away from Galena center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 281.3 miles away from Galena center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galena topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Galena:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galena:

  • Missouri Southern State University (about 10 miles; Joplin, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 19 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 23 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Crowder College (about 24 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 56 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • John Brown University (about 62 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Allen County Community College (about 73 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)

Public high school in Galena:

  • GALENA HIGH (Students: 217, Location: 602 EAST 8TH STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Galena:

See full list of schools located in Galena

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: George Grantham - Baseball player.

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

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

GALENA, CITY OF (Population served: 3,029, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
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
78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
71 people in nursing homes in 2000

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.

For population 15 years and over in Galena:

Marital status in Galena, KS
  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Galena:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Kansas average:

11.1

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

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Religion statistics for Galena, KS (based on Cherokee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,73934
Catholic3,7004
Mainline Protestant2,46318
Other1353
Black Protestant251
None9,541-
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: 6
Here:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

9.5%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.4%
Kansas:

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

15.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.0%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Galena:

29.1
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Galena:

21.9%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Galena:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Galena:

36.2%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

54.8%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Galena, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$23,498$31,3314$3,866
Solid Waste Management 3$5,877$23,5080$0
Other Government Administration 3$7,506$30,0240$0
Sewerage 2$5,106$30,6360$0
Other and Unallocable 2$3,769$22,6140$0
Water Supply 2$873$5,2380$0
Judicial and Legal 2$3,428$20,5680$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,061$24,3660$0
Police - Other 1$2,099$25,1882$1,497
Firefighters 1$2,763$33,1561$1,174
Health 1$1,953$23,4360$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,334$28,0080$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$487
Totals for Government 29$63,267$26,1798$7,024

Galena government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $620,000 ($213.79)
    Police Protection: $530,000 ($182.76)
    Sewerage: $247,000 ($85.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000 ($81.72)
    Central Staff Services: $192,000 ($66.21)
    Financial Administration: $192,000 ($66.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $118,000 ($40.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000 ($34.14)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($16.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($10.00)

Galena government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $298,000 ($102.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000 ($86.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($3.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $263,000 ($90.69)
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000 ($20.69)
    Sale of Property: $35,000 ($12.07)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.34)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $612,000 ($211.03)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $530,000 ($182.76)
    Property: $508,000 ($175.17)
    Motor Vehicle License: $25,000 ($8.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,000 ($3.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.34)

Galena government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000 ($534.48)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000 ($534.48)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $85,000 ($29.31)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $85,000 ($29.31)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $84,000 ($28.97)

Galena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,391,000 ($479.66)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,000 ($29.31)

6.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jasper County, MO  1.55% ($30,685 average AGI)
to Crawford County, KS  1.02% ($33,849)
to Ottawa County, OK  0.63% ($43,889)

Businesses in Galena, KS

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

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)
Galena fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Galena fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 285ft / 86.7mTotal length
  • $3,984,000Total costs
  • 20,878Total average daily traffic
  • 2,077Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,221Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Galena, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Galena, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Galena)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Galena, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 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: 6795.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/2015, Expiration Date: 06/23/2025, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street N.W., 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 Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • STATE CORNER, 11601 Se 110th Street (Lincolnville # 75197) (Lat: 37.005111 Lon: -94.629361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 110.6 m, Overall height: 112.5 m, Call Sign: WQTL495,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2014, Expiration Date: 02/27/2024, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • OKJ-GLA, 518 Short St (274061) (Lat: 37.075833 Lon: -94.640389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WRCB340,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz... (+17 more), Grant Date: 08/15/2018, Expiration Date: 08/15/2028, Certifier: Derrick Whitlock, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Galena)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 100. The highest number of reported fires - 189 took place in 2006, and the least - 36 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Galena, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (68.0%), and Structure Fires (20.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Galena, KS
    • 1,16068.0%Outside Fires
    • 35420.8%Structure Fires
    • 1528.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 392.3%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Galena, KS
  • 67.8%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Galena, KS
  • 54.2%Utility gas
  • 42.7%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Galena compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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