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Galen is a town in Wayne County, in the Rochester metro area.
The town was named for the Greek physician.
The latitude of Galen is 43.067N. The longitude is -76.88W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 400 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,439.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Galen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne 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 14433 ZIP code.
18% of Galen residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galen was $16,385, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Galen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Galen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $827.
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galen political report.
The average commute time for Galen workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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