Galena, Alaska Population 2022

417
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Galena is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk County Alaska. Galena has a 2020 population of 417. Galena is currently declining at a rate of -2.57% annually and its population has decreased by -11.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 472 in 2010.

The average household income in Galena is $80,308 with a poverty rate of 13.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,500 per month, and the median house value is $134,700. The median age in Galena is 32.1 years, 28.4 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Galena Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Galenawas:

  • Native American: 56.83%
  • White: 34.65%
  • Two or more races: 8.12%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Galena, Alaska is 417 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 417.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 472.

Galena, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17534.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native28756.83%
Asian20.40%
Two or More Races418.12%
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Galena Population by Race

Galena Population Pyramid 2022

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Galena Median Age

34.9


Total

32


Male

38.3


Female

Galena Adults

There are 364 adults, (57 of whom are seniors) in Galena.

Galena Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Galena Sex Ratio

Female

277

54.85%

Male

228

45.15%

Galena Population by Age

Galena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Galena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female92.1%7.9%
Married74.3%25.7%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Male43.5%56.5%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Galena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1922.6369.3
Married742.9674.3
Male233.4343.5
Female382.9792.1
Non Family571.6557.9

2.84

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Galena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade175.26%
9th to 12th Grade92.79%
High School Graduate9027.86%
Some College7422.91%
Associates Degree72.17%
Bachelors Degree5316.41%
Graduate Degree7322.60%
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Galena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Galena Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian222
Hispanic777
White131131108
2+ Races27273
Native American1561306

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%.

Galena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,219$30,625$56,071
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$35,000$44,250$26,250
Bachelors Degree$31,667$$31,250
Graduate Degree$70,469$$

$44,219

Average Earnings

$30,625

Average Male

$56,071

Average Female

Galena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galena Language by Age

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Galena Language

92.17% of Galena residents speak only English, while 7.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.35% of the population.

Galena Language

Galena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11436.36%
Multiple35822.86%
Native2855017.54%
White16474.27%
OtherNaN%

13.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.91%

Male Poverty Rate

17.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galena is Hispanic, with 36.36% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.32%.

Galena Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.69%
High School15.56%
Some College14.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

Galena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.73%
Male Unemployed38.46%
Female Employed12.27%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Galena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,111$97,988
Families$82,321$113,028
Married Families$132,500-
Non Families$55,625$53,867
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Income by Household Type

Galena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

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 Marital Status

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20

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1
First Gulf War3
Vietnam7
Korea
World War II

Galena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341
35 to 543
55 to 645
65 to 748
75+3

Galena Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White96.16%
Native American115.91%

Galena Veterans by Race

Galena Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galena Veterans by Education

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75.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Galena Employment by Age

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Galena Employment by Race

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Galena Employment by Education

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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60.20%

Born in Galena

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.42% of Galena residents were born in the United States, with 60.20% having been born in Alaska. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Galena Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104720.00%
201147310.21%
2012470-3-0.63%
2013454-16-3.40%
201446171.54%
2015475143.04%
2016469-6-1.26%
2017467-2-0.43%
2018461-6-1.28%
2019450-11-2.39%
2020439-11-2.44%
2021428-11-2.51%
2022417-11-2.57%

Galena Population by Year