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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Galena is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Galena has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Galena a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 8.53 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Galena does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.