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West Galena is a township in Jo Daviess County.

The latitude of West Galena is 42.404N. The longitude is -90.459W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,364.


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$36,750
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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35% of West Galena residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Galena ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Galena was $19,591, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of West Galena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in West Galena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $351.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $914.


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Jo Daviess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Galena political report.

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The average commute time for West Galena workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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