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Galena is a township in Martin County, in the Fairmont metro area.
The latitude of Galena is 43.805N. The longitude is -94.672W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,220 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 237.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Galena demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Martin 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 56162 ZIP code.
36% of Galena residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $17,578, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% 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 $200. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $642.
Martin 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 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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