Galena, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Galena, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Galena Census Designated Place had a population of 1,973 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galena: Germantown.

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Galena, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,973
Population in Households 1,971
Population in Familes 1,770
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 739
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $90,772
Average Household Income $113,379
Per Capita Income $40,770


Total Housing Units 696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 613 (88.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 1.0%)
Median Home Value $227,672
Average Home Value $267,781


Total Households 689
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 559
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.0% 0.88%
Households 0.96% 0.86%
Families 0.56% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

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, 2018 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 # 516 24th
Diversity Index # 551 19th
Median Household Income # 17 98th
Per Capita Income # 26 96th

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