Galena is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 2,930 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Galena is the 94th largest community in Kansas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Galena is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.35% of the Galena workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Galena is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Galena who work in office and administrative support (12.61%), sales jobs (9.29%), and teaching (8.55%).
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.
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.
The citizens of Galena are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.99% of adults in Galena have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Galena in 2010 was $15,982, which is low income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,928 for a family of four.
The people who call Galena home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Galena residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Galena include German, Dutch, English, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Galena is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.