Galena Park, TX

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Living in Galena Park

Galena Park is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 10,931 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Galena Park is the 214th largest community in Texas.

When you are in Galena Park, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 45.68% of Galena Park’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Galena Park is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Galena Park who work in office and administrative support (11.38%), sales jobs (8.05%), and food service (6.27%).

In Galena Park, just 7.36% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Galena Park in 2018 was $16,656, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,624 for a family of four. However, Galena Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Galena Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Galena Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Galena Park, accounting for 79.89% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Galena Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Galena Park include German, English, Irish, French, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Galena Park's cultural character, accounting for 34.10% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Galena Park is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Italian.