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Income/capita 15%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 55%
IndexGalenaIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,287$31,502$29,829
Median household income$50,033$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,333$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,635$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$26,932$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$21,141$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level11.6%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Galena is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Galena is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Galena is 55% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Galena is 23% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,351$50,033$100,066
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Galena median earnings by income bracket

      Galena employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%4.4%
      Wholesale & retail services6.7%18.0%
      Public administration1.3%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.4%4.5%
      Education, health & social services9.9%19.6%
      Other33.5%41.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      The Galena Territory, IL1,241$83,30451%
      Apple Canyon Lake, IL371$73,03632%
      Menominee, IL275$66,25020%
      Sandy Hook, WI387$63,75015%
      Hazel Green, WI1,048$61,35411%
      Galena, IL3,402$50,03310%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ferriday, LA3,402$21,05862%
      Red Oaks Mill, NY3,402$93,38269%
      Mayfield, OH3,401$72,15630%
      Mansfield, PA3,401$41,20826%
      Old Mystic, CT3,403$84,65353%
      Galena, IL3,402$50,03310%
      Source: The Galena, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).