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People

Total Population 3,358
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 27.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,708
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 45%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.4%
Median Earnings25+ $26,944
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,016
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,414

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,331
% Above Poverty Level 88.2%
% Below Poverty Level 11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation 3.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.6%
Median Gross Rent $720
Median House Value $150,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.9%
US/American 0%
English 14.1%
Irish 19.4%

Galena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SE of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Jo Daviess
Standard Zip Codes 61036
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.416
Longitude -90.428

Galena Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

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

Station BELLEVUE L AND D 12
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station DUBUQUE LOCK & DAM 11
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station STOCKTON 3 NNE
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Apple River 485 $46,154
East Dubuque 1,751 $49,833
Elizabeth 819 $43,000
Hanover 794 $52,396

Galena Public Libraries

Library
Galena P.l.d.
601 S. BENCH ST.
Galena, Illinois
(815) 777-0200

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Galena Hospitals

GALENA-STAUSS HOSPITAL & HEALTHCARE CENTER
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
215 SUMMIT ST
(815) 777-1340
Emergency Service: Yes

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Galena High Schools

GALENA HIGH SCHOOL
1206 N FRANKLIN ST
815-777-0917
Serves 260 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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