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Galena is in Yukon-Koyukuk census area.

The community was named for the lead ore.

The latitude of Galena is 64.733N. The longitude is -156.927W.

Elevation is 128 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 658.


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Median household income
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$61,125
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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8% of Galena residents report German ancestry, and 4% 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 $22,143, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Galena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Galena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $500.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,080.


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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KIYU.

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The average commute time for Galena workers is 7 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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