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People

Total Population 2,988
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,205
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,962
% Above Poverty Level 83.3%
% Below Poverty Level 16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.8%
Median Gross Rent $729
Median House Value $55,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 19.1%

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

Galena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles W of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Cherokee
Standard Zip Codes 66739
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.075
Longitude -94.639

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 JOPLIN RGNL AP
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station CARTHAGE 5 S
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 42 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
Station MIAMI
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 45 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Galena, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Badger (66739)

Lowell (66739)

Spring Grove (66739)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baxter Springs 4,114 $55,054
Cherokee 846 $52,083
Columbus 3,207 $49,048

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

Galena Public Libraries

Library
Galena Public Library
315 W. 7TH STREET
Galena, Kansas
(620) 783-5132

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Galena High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

GALENA HIGH
602 EAST 8TH STREET
620-783-4499
Serves 242 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

CORNERSTONE ALTERNATIVE CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL
720 EAST 7TH STREET
620-783-4499
Serves 32 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.4

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