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The Galena Census Designated Place had a population of 1,945 as of July 1, 2016. Galena ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Galena is located at latitude 38.3571 and longitude -85.9387 in Floyd County. The formal boundaries for the Galena Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 810 feet.

The Galena Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393016) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Galena Census Designated Place is located within Township of Greenville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Floyd County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galena population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galena: Germantown.

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Galena, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,945
Population in Households 1,943
Population in Familes 1,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 728
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 681
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 554
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 695 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 600 (86.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $222,810
Average Home Value $263,311


Median Household Income $83,529
Average Household Income $99,642
Per Capita Income $36,003
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 0.91%
Households 1.07% 0.89%
Families 0.59% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Galena, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galena to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 230 66th
Population Density1 # 518 24th
Diversity Index2 # 563 17th
Median Household Income # 15 98th
Per Capita Income # 28 96th

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