Galena, Alaska Population 2021

428
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Galena is a city located in Yukon-Koyukuk County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 428, it is the 65th largest city in Alaska and the 13981st largest city in the United States . Galena is currently declining at a rate of -2.51% annually and its population has decreased by -8.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 470 in 2010. Galena reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 25 miles, Galena has a population density of 24 people per square mile.

The average household income in Galena is $80,308 with a poverty rate of 15.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,250 per month, and the median house value is $119,800. 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: 59.19%
  • White: 34.34%
  • Two or more races: 5.25%
  • Asian: 1.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Galena, Alaska is 428 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 450.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 470.

Galena, Alaska Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native29359.19%
White17034.34%
Two or More Races265.25%
Asian61.21%
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Galena Population by Race

Galena Population Pyramid $2021

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Galena Median Age

32.1


Total

28.4


Male

34.8


Female

Galena Adults

There are 352 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Galena.

Galena Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Galena Sex Ratio

Female

266

53.74%

Male

229

46.26%

Galena Population by Age

Galena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Galena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male60.9%39.1%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
All75.4%24.6%
Married82.5%17.5%
Female90%10%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Galena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1832.775.4
Non Family671.2867.2
Married633.6582.5
Female303.190
Male233.7460.9

3.23

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Galena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade216.80%
9th to 12th Grade144.53%
High School Graduate7223.30%
Some College10132.69%
Associates Degree61.94%
Bachelors Degree4213.59%
Graduate Degree5317.15%
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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
Native American18414911
White969669
2+ Races17173
Hispanic666
Asian666

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$47,917$53,125$45,833
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$39,375
Some College$36,875$54,375$28,750
Bachelors Degree$55,417$$51,250
Graduate Degree$62,361$71,250$61,944

$47,917

Average Earnings

$53,125

Average Male

$45,833

Average Female

Galena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galena Language by Age

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Galena Language

89.54% of Galena residents speak only English, while 10.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.23% of the population.

Galena Language

Galena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2915719.59%
White16195.59%
Multiple26623.08%
Hispanic9333.33%

15.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.35%

Male Poverty Rate

18.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galena is Hispanic, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galena is White, with 5.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.74%.

Galena Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School18.06%
Some College14.95%
Less Than 9th Grade11.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%

Galena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed41.18%
Female Employed12.50%
Male Employed6.06%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Galena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,188$80,308
Families$80,000$90,571
Married Families$112,750-
Non Families$56,250$54,630
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Income by Household Type

Galena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

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 45-54, 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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23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

Galena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7410
55 to 645
35 to 545
75+2
18 to 341

Galena Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White119.91%
Native American104.65%
2+ Races210.00%

Galena Veterans by Race

Galena Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galena Veterans by Education

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71.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

10.7%

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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66.26%

Born in Galena

98.18%

Native Born

1.82%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.18% of Galena residents were born in the United States, with 66.26% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021428-11-2.51%
2020439-11-2.44%
2019450-11-2.39%
2018461-6-1.28%
2017467-2-0.43%
2016469-6-1.26%
2015475143.04%
201446171.54%
2013454-16-3.40%
2012470-3-0.63%
201147310.21%
20104720.00%

Galena Population by Year