Galax, VA has a population of 6,981 and is the 5,150th largest city in the United States. The population density is 847 per sq mi which is 318% higher than the Virginia average and 835% higher than the national average. The median age in Galax is 43 which is approximately 15% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In Galax, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 61% of Galax residents were born in Virginia, 29% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.