Galena is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 684 people and just one neighborhood, Galena is the 635th largest community in Ohio. Galena has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Galena real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Galena house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Galena is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Galena is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Galena who work in office and administrative support (16.12%), sales jobs (16.12%) and business and financial occupations (9.81%).
Also of interest is that Galena has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Galena telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.18% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Galena is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Galena a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Galena has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Galena’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small village, Galena doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.