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Galena is a town in Kent County.
The community was named for its lead deposits
The latitude of Galena is 39.340N. The longitude is -75.879W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 69 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 433.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Galena demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kent County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21635 ZIP code.
22% of Galena residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galena ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galena was $18,858, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Galena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Galena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $350. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $938.
Kent County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galena political report.
The average commute time for Galena workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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