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People

Total Population 3,345
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 28.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,576
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 49.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,941
% Above Poverty Level 87.4%
% Below Poverty Level 12.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.6%
Median Gross Rent $684
Median House Value $152,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
US/American 0%
English 15.5%
Irish 16.3%

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

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

Notes:

  • 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 456 $46,923
East Dubuque 1,812 $56,204
Elizabeth 744 $44,375
Hanover 711 $50,000

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

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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