Galena, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska

Galena: City in Alaska

About

Galena is a city located in the county of Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 470. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 454 inhabitants.

The city was created 50 years ago in 1971.

Quick Facts about Galena

Population : 454 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
Postal code : 99741
Phone Area Codes : 99741
Water as percent of area : 26.43%
Land as percent of area : 73.57%
Altitude : 128 feet / 39 meters
Establishment : October 10, 1971 (50 years ago)
Time Zone : Alaska Time Zone
Local time : 18:45:22 (11th August 2022)
Population growth : -3.52% (2010-2020)

Geography

Galena is located at 64°43'60"N 156°55'39"W (64.7333300, -156.9275000).

Galena map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Galena decreased by 3.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 470 - census
2011 473 0.63% estimation process
2012 470 -0.64% estimation process
2013 454 -3.52% estimation process
2014 461 1.52% estimation process
2015 475 2.95% estimation process
2016 469 -1.28% estimation process
2017 467 -0.43% estimation process
2018 461 -1.3% estimation process
2019 450 -2.44% estimation process
2020 454 0.88% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 19,964
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 18,495
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 20,381
April 1, 2010 Population : 18,482
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.2%
People over 65 (%) : 17.1%
Female persons, % : 51.8%
White only, percent : 95.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,184
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.5%

Galena zip code is 99741. County name: Yukon-Koyukuk, County fips: 02290

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $258,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,750
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $654
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,173
2015-2019 Households : 7,953
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
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 : 92.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 36,533
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 86,356
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 495,528
2012 total retail sales per capita : $26,417
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $70,517
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,931
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,706
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,076
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 479
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 71
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,513
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 254
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,332
2010 population per square mile : 480.5
2010 land area in square miles : 38.46

Post offices near Galena

Post Office Name City ZIP
Galena Post Office Galena (AK) 99741
Koyukuk Post Office Koyukuk (AK) 99754
Nula Post Office Nulato (AK) 99765
Ruby Post Office Ruby (AK) 99768
Kaltag Post Office Kaltag (AK) 99748

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Other cities in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area , AK.

City Name Population Title
Fort Yukon 518 City in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States
Nenana 343 City in Alaska, USA
McGrath 306 City in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States
Huslia 249 City in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States
Nulato 235 City in Alaska
Grayling 192 City in Alaska, United States
Kaltag 167 City in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States
Holy Cross 158 City in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States
Ruby 149 City of Alaska
Koyukuk 89 City in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States
Nikolai 84 City in Alaska, USA
Hughes 81 City in Alaska, United States
Shageluk 75 City in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States