Galena, Maryland

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Population in 2022: 540 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.2%
Males: 241  (44.8%)
Females: 299  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Maryland median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 21635.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $97,882 (it was $47,813 in 2000)
Galena:

$97,882
MD:

$94,991

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $43,016 (it was $18,858 in 2000)

Galena town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $257,169 (it was $114,500 in 2000)
Galena:

$257,169
MD:

$398,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $275,999; detached houses: $276,052

Median gross rent in 2022: $520.

March 2022 cost of living index in Galena: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 3.6%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Black residents, 71.4% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Galena, MD (2022)
    • 60286.4%White alone
    • 486.9%Hispanic
    • 121.7%Black alone
    • 111.6%Asian alone
    • 81.1%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Galena, Maryland as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Galena is 225 to 1.


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Ancestries: Italian (26.4%), American (18.7%), English (8.1%), European (5.6%), Scottish (5.3%), Polish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 63 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,524 people per square mile   (low).

Galena, Maryland map

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Maryland:

15.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,524 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,458 (0.9%)

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 ),
Kennedyville, MD (2.6 miles),
Betterton, MD (3.2 miles ),
Townsend, DE (3.3 miles ),
Sudlersville, MD (3.3 miles ),
Middletown, DE (3.4 miles ),
Worton, MD (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 75.88 W

Area code: 410

Distribution of median household income in Galena, MD in 2022
Distribution of house value in Galena, MD in 2022
Galena satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $144,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Galena, MD residents
Average permit cost in Galena, MD
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.1%
Maryland:

2.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +85 (+24.8%).
Most common industries in Galena, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.5%)
  • Chemicals (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Fuel dealers (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Chemicals (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Galena, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Engineers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Media and communications workers (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)

Average climate in Galena, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Galena, Maryland average temperatures Galena, Maryland average precipitation Galena, Maryland humidity Galena, Maryland wind speed Galena, Maryland snowfall Galena, Maryland sunshine Galena, Maryland clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 82.7. This is about average.

City:

82.7
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2014 was 0.237. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.251
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2021 was 0.288. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.288
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 7.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00786. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00786
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

Galena-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 2% 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 significantly above Maryland state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 148.9 miles away from Galena center
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 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.9 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 the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 280.5 miles away from Galena center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 148.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galena topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Galena:

  • CADIA REHABILITATION BROADMEADOW (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, DE)
  • CHESTERTOWN NURSING AND REHAB CT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • CHESTER RIVER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • CHESTER RIVER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • TOTAL RENAL CARE - CHESTERTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MD SHORE MEDICAL CTR AT CHESTERTOWN Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)
  • HERON POINT OF CHESTERTOWN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CHESTERTOWN, MD)

Airports located in Galena:

Amtrak station near Galena:

  • 20 miles: ABERDEEN (S. PHILADELPHIA & BELAIR AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galena:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 20 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware State University (about 22 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • University of Delaware (about 25 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Harford Community College (about 27 miles; Bel Air, MD; FT enrollment: 4,530)
  • Wilmington University (about 29 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • The Community College of Baltimore County (about 33 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 15,217)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 33 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)

Public elementary/middle school in Galena:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Galena Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Galena include: Olivet Church (A), Saint Dennis Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Dennis Cemetery (1), Olivet Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Hanson Horsey - Baseball player.

Kent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

I.S.E. AMERICA, INC. - ROUTE 282 (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2009)
ISE AMERICA, INC. - SASSAFRAS ROAD (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Galena that have no violations reported:

  • TOWN OF GALENA (Population served: 560, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PORT DELMARVA INC (Serves DE, Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.4%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Galena (2011 data):

  • The Peoples Bank: Galena Branch at Route 213 And Mill Lane, branch established on 1987/07/20. Info updated 2006/07/03: Bank assets: $252.3 mil, Deposits: $204.3 mil, headquarters in Chestertown, MD, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Galena Branch at 101 West Cross Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Galena:

Marital status in Galena, MD
  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Galena:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Maryland average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Galena, MD (based on Kent County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,55127
Catholic2,5883
Evangelical Protestant1,81414
Black Protestant9846
Other722
None10,188-
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: 4
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Kent County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Kent County:

12.58 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kent County:

10.7%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

28.1%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kent County:

14.0%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Galena:

55.2%
Maryland:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.6%
Maryland:

47.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.4%
State:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.0%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.2%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

59.2%
Maryland:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Galena:

78.3%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Galena, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,744$44,9286$818
Financial Administration 1$4,834$58,0080$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$7,359
Totals for Government 2$8,578$51,4689$8,177

Galena government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $179,000 ($331.48)
    Water Utilities: $158,000 ($292.59)
    General - Other: $71,000 ($131.48)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($100.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($92.59)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($16.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($9.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($9.26)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($7.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($7.41)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($7.41)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($5.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($1.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($29.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $140,000 ($259.26)

Galena government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $183,000 ($338.89)
    Other: $2,000 ($3.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,332,000 ($2466.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $855,000 ($1583.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $32,000 ($59.26)
    Rents: $8,000 ($14.81)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $141,000 ($261.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $2,843,000 ($5264.81)
    Highways: $17,000 ($31.48)
  • Tax - Property: $121,000 ($224.07)
    Individual Income: $62,000 ($114.81)
    Public Utility License: $7,000 ($12.96)
    Other License: $6,000 ($11.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($3.70)

Galena government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,138,000 ($5811.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,768,000 ($3274.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,760,000 ($3259.26)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000 ($722.22)

Galena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,378,000 ($2551.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,122,000 ($2077.78)

Businesses in Galena, MD

  • Curves: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Galena:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galena:

  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WOEL-FM (89.9 FM; ELKTON, MD; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WSMJ (104.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Galena:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • Galena, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents31
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents50
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count7102
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10653
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2651
  • Fatalities7841
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18271
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents481
See more detailed statistics of Galena fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.9mTotal length
  • 14,690Total average daily traffic
  • 1,177Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,655Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 32762 Sassafras Road (87675) (Lat: 39.364306 Lon: -75.830694), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: KNKQ436
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • CARISSA L BICK, 11670 Carroll Clark Rd (015076) (Lat: 39.296333 Lon: -75.851639), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Bosto-n, Phone: (617) 585-7600

  • CARISSA L BICK, 11670 Carroll Clark Rd (015076) (Lat: 39.296333 Lon: -75.851639), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Bosto-n, Phone: (617) 585-7600

  • CARISSA L BICK, 11670 Carroll Clark Rd (015076) (Lat: 39.296333 Lon: -75.851639), Type: 60.3, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Wobur-n, Phone: (617) 585-7614

  • Bridget Carter, 11670 Carroll Clark Rd (015076) (Lat: 39.296333 Lon: -75.851639), Type: 60.3, Structure height: 24029 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: American Towers, LLC., Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (678) 265-6730

  • V Manning, 11670 Carroll Clark Rd (015076) (Lat: 39.296333 Lon: -75.851639), Type: 60.3, Structure height: 24029 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Spectrasite Communications, LLC. Through American Towers, LLC., Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (678) 265-6770

  • V Manning, 11670 Carroll Clark Rd (015076) (Lat: 39.296333 Lon: -75.851639), Type: 60.3, Structure height: 24029 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Spectrasite Communications, LLC. Through American Towers, LLC., Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (678) 265-6770


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Rt 213 (Lat: 39.341778 Lon: -75.879667), Call Sign: WCG625,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2012, Expiration Date: 06/16/2022, Cancellation Date: 12/20/2013, Registrant: Kent County Office Of Emergency Services, 104 Vickers Drive, Unit D, Chestertown, MD 21620, Phone: (410) 778-3758, Fax: (410) 778-4601, Email:

  • Sr 290 1.4 Mi E Of Rt 213 (Lat: 39.340944 Lon: -75.875500), Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPED310,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.8000 MHz, 39.8400 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2023, Expiration Date: 02/02/2034, Registrant: Maryland Dept. Of State Police, 7755 Washington Blvd, Jessup, MD 20794, Phone: (410) 379-9681, Fax: (410) 799-3853, Email:

  • 213 1 Mi S (Lat: 39.301500 Lon: -75.849667), Call Sign: KVD803, Licensee ID: L00082415,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.4400 MHz, Grant Date: 05/27/1999, Expiration Date: 07/28/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2002, Registrant: Starkey Farms Co Inc, 13314 Starkey Farm Ln, Galena, MD 21635, Phone: (301) 648-5105


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • WA33XC203, 11670 Carroll Clark Rd (015076) (Lat: 39.296333 Lon: -75.851639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQPV484,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11135.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2012, Expiration Date: 08/23/2022, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:

  • 7BAS168A, 11670 Carroll Clark Rd (015076) (Lat: 39.296333 Lon: -75.851639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQWR358,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 10/28/2015, Expiration Date: 10/28/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24574, N24574, N-24574, Serial Number: 3266, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 05/23/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Philip Pw Trustee Parish, 14262 Roberts Dr, Galena, MD 21635
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24739, N24739, N-24739, Serial Number: 3410, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 11/06/1987, Certificate Issue Date: 12/18/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Groodt Ralph S De, 31661 Well Bottom Rd, Galena, MD 21635
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED VULTEE SNV-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 396, N396, N-396, Serial Number: 79266, Year manufactured: 1943, Certificate Issue Date: 10/19/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Jeary R Vogt, 32044 Shorewood Rd, Galena, MD 21635
  • Aircraft: BEECH G35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4234D, N4234D, N-4234D, Serial Number: D-4443, Certificate Issue Date: 07/11/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Jeary Vogt, 32044 Shorewood Rd, Galena, MD 21635
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/25/2018

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 20. The highest number of fire incidents - 45 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Galena, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (38.7%), and Outside Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Galena, MD
    • 13038.7%Structure Fires
    • 11133.0%Outside Fires
    • 4914.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4613.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Galena, MD
Most common first names in Galena, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1775.9 years
John1675.6 years
Mary1673.8 years
William1675.2 years
Anna1182.8 years
Margaret877.6 years
Charles778.0 years
Harry680.2 years
George684.5 years
Robert677.3 years
Most common last names in Galena, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Woodall1173.8 years
Briscoe670.5 years
Chance678.3 years
Willis578.8 years
Walters581.0 years
Powell576.2 years
Davis567.0 years
Wood587.8 years
Brooks483.7 years
Camp478.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Galena, MD
  • 56.2%Electricity
  • 23.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Galena, MD
  • 72.0%Electricity
  • 15.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Utility gas


Galena compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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