Galena, Alaska Population 2020

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Galena is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 463, it is the 63rd largest city in Alaska and the 13675th largest city in the United States. Galena is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -1.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 470 in 2010. Galena reached it's highest population of 484 in 2015. Spanning over 25 miles, Galena has a population density of 26 people per square mile.

The average household income in Galena is $77,712 with a poverty rate of 12.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,167 per month, and the median house value is $119,000. The median age in Galena is 34.1 years, 32.4 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.4 males.

Galena Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Galena was:

  • Native American: 59.02%
  • White: 34.12%
  • Two or more races: 5.69%
  • Asian: 1.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Galena, Alaska is 463, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 469.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 470.

Galena, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native30159.02%
White17434.12%
Two or More Races295.69%
Asian61.18%
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Galena Population Pyramid 2020

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Galena Median Age

34.1


Total

32.4


Male

35.3


Female

Galena Adults

There are 368 adults, (68 of whom are seniors) in Galena.

Galena Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Galena Sex Ratio

Female

257

50.39%

Male

253

49.61%

Galena Households and Families

Galena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Galena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female87.1%12.9%
Married81.3%18.7%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Male68.2%31.8%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1932.6476.7
Married753.3681.3
Non Family651.2969.2
Female313.1387.1
Male223.568.2

3.1

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

10.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Galena Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade268.07%
9th to 12th Grade123.73%
High School Graduate7322.67%
Some College10031.06%
Associates Degree51.55%
Bachelors Degree4714.60%
Graduate Degree5918.32%
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Galena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American19115316
White10210276
Multiple Races20205
Asian666
Hispanic333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,071$55,000$40,000
Less Than High School$3,500$3,438$
High School Grad$36,875$36,250$38,125
Some College$38,125$56,250$30,417
Bachelors Degree$57,083$59,375$55,833
Graduate Degree$65,417$68,750$61,875

$51,071

Average Earnings

$55,000

Average Male

$40,000

Average Female

Galena Language

Galena Language by Age

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Galena Language

87.89% of Galena residents speak only English, while 12.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 8.01% of the population.

Galena Poverty

Galena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2995117.06%
White16874.17%
Multiple29517.24%
Hispanic6350.00%

12.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.49%

Male Poverty Rate

16.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galena is Hispanic, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galena is White, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.81%.

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Name Poverty
High School20.55%
Less Than High School13.16%
Some College11.43%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed15.00%
Female Employed12.03%
Male Employed4.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Galena Income

Galena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,813$77,712
Families$83,750$92,582
Married Families$113,125-
Non Families$35,208$43,806
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Galena Marital Status

Galena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Galena Married by Age and Sex

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Galena Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Galena Marital Status by Race

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Galena Veterans

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28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7415
35 to 548
55 to 644
75+1
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1614.16%
Indian94.00%
2 or More312.50%

Galena Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galena Employment Status

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.29%

Born in Alaska

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.45% of Galena residents were born in the United States, with 65.29% having been born in Alaska. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020463-3-0.64%
2019466-3-0.64%
2018469-6-1.26%
2017475-3-0.63%
2016478-6-1.24%
2015484132.76%
201447161.29%
2013465-6-1.27%
2012471-2-0.42%
201147310.21%
20104720.00%