Galena Park, TX
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Galena Park is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 11,162 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Galena Park is the 214th largest community in Texas.

Galena Park is a blue-collar town, with 43.32% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Galena Park is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Galena Park who work in office and administrative support (17.41%), maintenance occupations (8.87%), and healthcare (5.27%).

In terms of college education, Galena Park ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.33% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Galena Park in 2010 was $14,839, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,356 for a family of four. However, Galena Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Galena Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Galena Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Galena Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Galena Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 79.70% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Galena Park include Irish, English, Italian, and Welsh.

Galena Park also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 37.28%.

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