Galax, VA has a population of 6,858 and is the 5,248th largest city in the United States. The population density is 833 per sq mi which is 335% higher than the Virginia average and 819% higher than the national average. The median age in Galax is 45 which is approximately 19% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In Galax, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 12% speak Spanish. 60% of Galax residents were born in Virginia, 28% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.