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.
When you are in Galena, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.35% of Galena’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Galena is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Galena doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
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.