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 40.32% 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, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Galena Park who work in office and administrative support (15.86%), maintenance occupations (8.00%), and sales jobs (6.76%).
In Galena Park, just 6.16% 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 2010 was $15,342, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,368 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 76.15% 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 English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
Galena Park also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 33.70%.
The most common language spoken in Galena Park is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and German.