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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Galena demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jo Daviess 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 61025 ZIP code.
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.
17% of West Galena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Galena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $351. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $914.
Jo Daviess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Galena political report.
The average commute time for West Galena workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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