Galena Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Galena: County seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois

About

Galena is a city located in the county of Jo Daviess in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,429 and a population density of 300 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,151 inhabitants.

The city was created 196 years ago in 1825.

Galena Quick Facts

Population : 3,151 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Jo Daviess County
Postal code : 61036
Phone Area Codes : 815
Area : 11.43 km2
Named for : galena
Altitude : 633 feet / 193 meters
Capital city : Galena is capital of Jo Daviess County
Establishment : January 01, 1826 (196 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:25:28 (22nd May 2022)
Density : 276 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.82% (2010-2020)
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Location of Galena on Illinois map.
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Galena Illinois skyline
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Geography

Galena is located at 42°25'0"N 90°25'44"W (42.4166700, -90.4290200).

Galena map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Galena decreased by 8.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1850 6,004 -
2010 3,429 -75.09% census
2011 3,405 -0.7% estimation process
2012 3,385 -0.59% estimation process
2013 3,353 -0.95% estimation process
2014 3,334 -0.57% estimation process
2015 3,288 -1.4% estimation process
2016 3,252 -1.11% estimation process
2017 3,207 -1.4% estimation process
2018 3,177 -0.94% estimation process
2019 3,158 -0.6% estimation process
2020 3,151 -0.22% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,539
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 14,071
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,710
April 1, 2010 Population : 14,076
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 29.1%
People over 65 (%) : 14.7%
Female persons, % : 49.9%
White only, percent : 85.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.0%
Asians alone % : 2.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 19.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 72.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 710
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 37.9%

Galena zip code is 61036. County name: Jo Daviess, County fips: 17085

Galena, Galina, La Pointe, garina, ghalyna, gyalena, jlyna aylynwy, Галина, جلینا، ایلینوی, غالينا, گلینا، الینوائے, ग्यालेना, ガリーナ

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 37.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $174,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,054
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $383
2015-2019 median gross rent : $867
2015-2019 Households : 5,483
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 35,514
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 55,152
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 259,152
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,306
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $31,450
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $16,963
Percentage of people living in poverty : 30.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,355
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 770
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 391
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 274
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,006
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 145
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,138
2010 population per square mile : 1,861.3
2010 land area in square miles : 7.56
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $273,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,805
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $561
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,743
2015-2019 Households : 12,090
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.20
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 101,737
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 116,782
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 975,488
2012 total retail sales per capita : $27,743
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $82,582
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,606
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,954
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,796
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,645
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,677
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,079
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 232
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,566
2010 population per square mile : 3,049.0
2010 land area in square miles : 11.20
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $331,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,988
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $588
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,167
2015-2019 Households : 2,718
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 1.95
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 77.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 76.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 44,797
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 90,556
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,345
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 132,525
2012 total retail sales per capita : $24,841
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $77,708
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $49,553
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,509
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,054
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 280
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 131
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,287
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 138
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,168
2010 population per square mile : 7,016.3
2010 land area in square miles : 0.76

Schools in Galena

College & universities near Galena, IL

Code Name City ZIP
153074 Capri College-Dubuque Dubuque (IA) 52004-0873

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Galena, IL

Code Name Address Type
DVP Davenport, Iowa 304 West River Drive BUS
RKI Rock Island, IL 3500 5th Avenue BUS
MLI Moline, Illinois 1200 River Drive BUS
MSN Madison, Wisconsin 800 Langdon St. BUS
SMD Madison (South), Wisconsin Hwy 51 & East Broadway Ave. BUS

Post offices near Galena

Post Office Name City ZIP
Galena Post Office Galena (IL) 61036

Other places with the same name (7)

  • Galena , Kansas city in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States with a population of 2,824 people.
  • Galena , Indiana census-designated place in Floyd County, Indiana with a population of 1,890 people.
  • Galena , Ohio village in Delaware County, Ohio, United States with a population of 753 people.
  • Galena , Maryland town in Maryland with a population of 574 people.
  • Galena , Alaska city in Alaska with a population of 454 people.
  • Galena , Missouri human settlement in Stone County, Missouri, United States of America with a population of 443 people.

Other cities in Jo Daviess County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jo Daviess County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Stockton 1,709 City in Illinois
East Dubuque 1,565 City in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, United States
Warren 1,300 Village in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, United States
Guilford 1,144 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Hanover 769 Village in Illinois, United States
Elizabeth 722 Settlement in Illinois
Woodbine 474 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Scales Mound 356 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Apple River 344 Township in Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Pleasant Valley 248 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Menominee 241 Village in Illinois, United States
Council Hill 134 Township in Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Nora 116 Village in Illinois, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Galena distances to largest Illinois cities