Galena Park, Texas Population 2021

10,489
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Galena Park is a city located in Harris County Texas. With a 2020 population of 10,489, it is the 236th largest city in Texas and the 2996th largest city in the United States . Galena Park is currently declining at a rate of -1.26% annually and its population has decreased by -3.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,887 in 2010. Galena Park reached it's highest population of 11,159 in 2014. Spanning over 5 miles, Galena Park has a population density of 2,191 people per square mile.

The average household income in Galena Park is $60,686 with a poverty rate of 29.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $968 per month, and the median house value is $80,700. The median age in Galena Park is 28.3 years, 27.2 years for males, and 30.1 years for females.

Galena Park Demographics

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

  • White: 79.58%
  • Other race: 9.30%
  • Black or African American: 9.28%
  • Native American: 1.09%
  • Two or more races: 0.76%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Galena Park, Texas is 10,489 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,891.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,887.

Galena Park, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,74079.58%
Some Other Race1,0219.30%
Black or African American1,0199.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native1201.09%
Two or More Races830.76%
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Galena Park Population by Race

Galena Park Population Pyramid $2021

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Galena Park Median Age

28.3


Total

27.2


Male

30.1


Female

Galena Park Adults

There are 7,501 adults, (863 of whom are seniors) in Galena Park.

Galena Park Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Galena Park Sex Ratio

Female

5,430

49.44%

Male

5,553

50.56%

Galena Park Population by Age

Galena Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Galena Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.4%29.6%
All63.6%36.4%
Female61.1%38.9%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Male47.1%52.9%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Galena Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8603.8463.6
Married1,6564.1870.4
Female5814.5961.1
Non Family4661.6448.1
Male1574.0647.1

4.16

Average Family Size

3.84

Average Household Size

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Galena Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,19419.91%
9th to 12th Grade1,10018.34%
High School Graduate1,84530.77%
Some College1,27321.23%
Associates Degree921.53%
Bachelors Degree4397.32%
Graduate Degree540.90%
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Galena Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Galena Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic4,4852,451293
White82665163
Black652567103
Other Race55928122
Native American935834
2+ Races242424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Galena Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,065$32,021$21,502
Less Than 9th Grade$27,098$33,913$14,226
High School Graduate$27,577$32,260$20,708
Some College$31,028$32,250$26,094
Bachelors Degree$29,922$30,590$
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,065

Average Earnings

$32,021

Average Male

$21,502

Average Female

Galena Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galena Park Language by Age

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Galena Park Language

25.73% of Galena Park residents speak only English, while 74.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 73.97% of the population.

Galena Park Language

Galena Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic8,8662,71630.63%
Black1,01927026.50%
White1,01920219.82%
Other1,02118918.51%

29.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.38%

Male Poverty Rate

35.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galena Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galena Park is Hispanic, with 30.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galena Park is Other, with 18.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.72%.

Galena Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.16%
Bachelors or Greater21.10%
High School20.81%
Some College11.06%

Galena Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.36%
Female Employed27.68%
Female Unemployed21.70%
Male Employed11.49%

Galena Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galena Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,533$60,686
Families$50,105$63,013
Married Families$63,571-
Non Families$32,197$38,241
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Income by Household Type

Galena Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Galena Park Married by Age and Sex

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Galena Park 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 45-54.

Galena Park Marital Status by Race

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Galena Park Marital Status

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159

Number of Veterans

151

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War42
Vietnam28
World War II23
Korea14
First Gulf War

Galena Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6458
75+49
18 to 3442
65 to 7410
35 to 54

Galena Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1432.45%
Hispanic430.74%
Other Race131.82%
Black30.37%

Galena Park Veterans by Race

Galena Park Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galena Park Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Galena Park Employment by Age

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Galena Park Employment by Race

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Galena Park 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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62.42%

Born in Galena Park

68.07%

Native Born

31.93%

Foreign Born

23.31%

Non Citizen

8.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.07% of Galena Park residents were born in the United States, with 62.42% having been born in Texas. 23.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Galena Park Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,489-134-1.26%
202010,623-134-1.25%
201910,757-134-1.23%
201810,891-117-1.06%
201711,008-78-0.70%
201611,086-61-0.55%
201511,147-12-0.11%
201411,159410.37%
201311,118400.36%
201211,078880.80%
201110,990800.73%
201010,9103180.30%
200010,5925590.54%
199010,0331540.15%
19809,879-600-0.59%
197010,479-373-0.35%
196010,8520.00%

Galena Park Population by Year