Galena demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)30191
Median age39.033.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%48%43%
Speak English85%84%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Galena, AK has a population of 524 and is the 19,255th largest city in the United States. The population density is 30 per sq mi which is 2598% higher than the Alaska average and 67% lower than the national average. The median age in Galena is 39 which is approximately 16% higher than the Alaska average of 34. In Galena, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 65% of Galena residents were born in Alaska, 32% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Galena is 2598% higher than Alaska.
  • The median age in Galena is 16% higher than Alaska.
  • In Galena 38.17% of the population is White.
  • In Galena 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Galena 1.53% of the population is Asian.

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Galena population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.00%3.32%12.63%
American Indian55.92%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race3.63%8.46%3.06%
Other race0.76%1.34%4.75%
In Galena, 2.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Galena, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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