For population 25 years and over in Galena:
For population 15 years and over in Galena town:
27 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.9% Africa, 0.9% Oceania, 0.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,984 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greater Newark, DE (24.4 miles , pop. 67,114).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (39.6 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (59.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Cecilton, MD (2.1 miles ), Millington, MD (2.5 miles ), Betterton, MD (3.2 miles ), Townsend, DE (3.3 miles ), Sudlersville, MD (3.3 miles ), Middletown, DE (3.4 miles ), Kingstown, MD (3.6 miles ), Chestertown, MD (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 75.88 W
Area code: 410
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +85 (+24.8%).
Work and jobs in Galena: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Galena, Maryland
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Galena-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Galena town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 28.0 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Galena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from Galena center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 23.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from Galena center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kent County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Hanson Horsey - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Galena:
Airports located in Galena:
Amtrak station near Galena:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galena:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Galena:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.234. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00495. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Galena and their reported violations in the past:TOWN OF GALENA (Population served: 475, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 3.0%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Galena compared to Maryland state average:
Banks with branches in Galena (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Galena (based on Kent County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Galena government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,275 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,978 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Galena, Maryland:See more detailed statistics of Galena fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Galena)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Galena)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Galena, MD