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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Galena is 3,282. Galena, Illinois is the 5,987th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Galena was in 1990, when its population was 3,620. In 1990, Galena was the 4,973rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,987th largest city in the US. Galena is currently 9.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Galena has shrunk 5.2% since the year 2000. Galena, Illinois's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5984||Eagle Lake, Minnesota||3,286||79.9%|
|5985||Rush City, Minnesota||3,286||54.1%|
|5988||Hamburg, New Jersey||3,282||4.2%|
The total voting age population of Galena, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,461. The voting age population is 42.7% male and 57.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 29.6% of the residents of Galena are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Galena are 98.9% White, 0.9% Black and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 12.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Galena, 6.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 2.0%. On a per-household basis, 3.2% of families are below the poverty line in Galena.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.5% of Galena residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.6% of Galena residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 31.7% have a bachelor's degree and 10.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Galena residents aged 5 and older, 11.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Galena is 1.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Galena, 6.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Galena is $57,851.
In Galena, 65.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.5% of housing units in Galena.
Of all the housing units in Galena, 56.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Galena, 10.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 190 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Galena is $645.
In Galena, 82.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.