Galax is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 6,245, it is the 54th largest city in Virginia and the 4203rd largest city in the United States. Galax is currently declining at a rate of -1.41% annually and its population has decreased by -11.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,042 in 2010. Galax reached it's highest population of 6,991 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Galax has a population density of 758 people per square mile.
The average household income in Galax is $49,125 with a poverty rate of 25.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $585 per month, and the median house value is $101,100. The median age in Galax is 45.1 years, 45.1 years for males, and 45.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.6 males.