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The Galena Census Designated Place had a population of 1,972 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galena: Germantown.

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Galena, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,972
Daytime Population: Workers 148
Daytime Population: Residents 724
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 872
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.44
Population in Households 1,970
Population in Familes 1,775
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 738
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $87,472
Average Household Income $106,286
Per Capita Income $38,144


Total Housing Units 697 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 607 (87.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 1.3%)
Median Home Value $222,093
Average Home Value $264,679


Total Households 688
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 559
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.13% 0.96%
Households 1.07% 0.94%
Families 0.63% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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, 2017 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 # 228 67th
Population Density # 518 24th
Diversity Index # 573 16th
Median Household Income # 17 98th
Per Capita Income # 31 96th

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