Galena is a tiny city located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 468 people and just one neighborhood, Galena is the 53rd largest community in Alaska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Galena isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Galena are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Galena is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Galena who work in office and administrative support (22.61%), teaching (13.48%) and management occupations (6.96%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Galena has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Galena has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Galena than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Galena may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Galena spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 8.53 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Galena is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.