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People

Total Population 554
Male Share of the Population 52.7%
Female Share of the Population 47.3%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 240
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 49.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.3%
Median Earnings25+ $44,792
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $4,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,125

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,500
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 6 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 24.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,111
Median House Value $113,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 70.8%
US/American 0%
English 2.5%
Irish 5.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Galena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 358 miles NW of Anchorage, Alaska
County Yukon-Koyukuk
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99741
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 65.96
Longitude -154.34

Galena Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TANANA AP
Distance 84.4 miles
Jan Temp -17 to -3 F
Apr Temp 15 to 38 F
Jul Temp 51 to 72 F
Oct Temp 16 to 29 F
Annual Precip 12.3 inches
Station GALENA AP
Distance 113.1 miles
Jan Temp -16 to -1 F
Apr Temp 14 to 34 F
Jul Temp 52 to 69 F
Oct Temp 17 to 29 F
Annual Precip 13 inches
Station CHANDALAR LAKE
Distance 192.4 miles
Jan Temp -27 to -5 F
Apr Temp -0 to 30 F
Jul Temp 42 to 68 F
Oct Temp 5 to 23 F
Annual Precip 9.2 inches

Galena Public Libraries

Library
Charles Evans Community/school Library
299 ANTOSKI DRIVE
Galena, Alaska
(907) 656-1883

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Galena High Schools

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PROJECT EDUCATION RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL
GALENA AIR BASE COMPOSITE BLDG
907-656-2053
A Magnet School.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 82 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.1

GALENA JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
299 ANTOSKI AVENUE
907-656-1205
Serves 67 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.4

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