This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Galena has a very low population density. Galena is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Galena, MO is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Galena has a population density of 712, with 487 current residents.
Out of the 487 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 63% of the residents are married and 37% are single.
- 57% Sun
- 42% Rain
- 7% Snow
56°F average temperature
- 45 years Median home age
- $66,230 Median home price
- -6.7% Home appreciation rate
- 5.4% Annual property tax
As for living in Galena, the air quality is 86% and the weather, on average, is 57% sunny, 42% rainy, and 7% snowy. The average temperature is 56°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Galena, you should know that 55.1% of homes are owned while 21.8% of homes are rented, and 23.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $66,230, the median age of homes is 45 years, the annual home appreciation is -6.70% and the annual property tax is 5.40%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)2
When looking at the community of Galena, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Galena’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Galena is 34 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 30.69% Democratic, 68.02% Republican, and 1.29% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:14
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
83%High school diploma
2%Some college or associates degree
2%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Galena, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 9.10% of residents are unemployed in Galena (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Galena residents: 11.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 6.76% are in the arts and sciences field, 26.1% are in the customer service field, 26.6% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 14% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 15.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 83.44%, 2.27% of residents have an associate’s degree, 5.52% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 1.95% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Galena, you should be aware that the average commute time is 35 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Galena have a few different options. 70% of commuters use their own cars, 23% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.