Galena, Kansas Population 2024

2,729

Galena is a city located in Cherokee County Kansas. Galena has a 2024 population of 2,729. Galena is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -0.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,754 in 2020.

The average household income in Galena is $46,718 with a poverty rate of 23.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Galena is 49.8 years, 44.1 years for males, and 50.3 years for females.

Galena Demographics

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

  • White: 84.01%
  • Two or more races: 12.19%
  • Native American: 3.8%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
594.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.91% (-25)
The current population of Galena, Kansas is 2,729 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,754.

Galena, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,32284.01%
Two or more races33712.19%
Native American1053.8%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Galena Population by Race

Galena Population Pyramid 2024

Galena Median Age

49.8

Total

44.1

Male

50.3

Female

Galena Adults

There are 2,281 adults, (559 of whom are seniors) in Galena.

Galena Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Galena Sex Ratio

Female1,56956.77%
Male1,19543.23%

Galena Population by Age

Galena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2092.2462.437.6
Non Family5441.135050
Married3982.9486.413.6
Female1634.3940.559.5
Male1041.9970.229.8
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Galena Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Galena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Galena Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 40.74%.

Galena Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,167

Average Earnings

$37,537

Average Male

$31,836

Average Female

Galena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galena Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Galena Language

100% of Galena residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Galena Language

Galena Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,23853423.86%
Native1054441.9%
Multiple3374312.76%
Hispanic2929100%
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23.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.09%

Male Poverty Rate

25.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galena is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galena is Multiple, with 12.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.8%.

Galena Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.14%
High School25.23%
Some College20.67%
Bachelors or Greater3%
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Galena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.98%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed11.13%
Female Unemployed
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Galena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galena Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Galena Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Galena Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Galena Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Galena Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Galena Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

197

Number of Veterans

167

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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Galena Veterans by War

count

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Galena Veterans by Age

count

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Galena Veterans by Race

Galena Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galena Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Galena Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Galena Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Galena Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

30.75%

Born in Galena

99.64%

Native Born

0.36%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.64% of Galena residents were born in the United States, with 30.75% having been born in Kansas. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Galena Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,684-9-0.33%
20282,693-9-0.33%
20272,702-9-0.33%
20262,711-9-0.33%
20252,720-9-0.33%
20242,729-9-0.33%
20232,738-9-0.33%
20222,747-9-0.33%
20212,75620.07%
20202,754-101-3.54%
20192,855-11-0.38%
20182,866-19-0.66%
20172,885-17-0.59%
20162,902-38-1.29%
20152,940-37-1.24%
20142,977-22-0.73%
20132,999-45-1.48%
20123,044-28-0.91%
20113,072-26-0.84%
20103,098-189-5.75%
20003,287-21-0.63%
19903,308-279-7.78%
19803,587-125-3.37%
19703,712-115-3%
19603,827-202-5.01%
19504,029-346-7.91%
19404,375-361-7.62%
19304,736240.51%
19204,712-1,384-22.7%
19106,096-4,059-39.97%
190010,155
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Galena Population by Year