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Galena, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Galena had a population of 638 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Galena is located at latitude 39.3426 and longitude -75.8787 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Galena (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.

The Town of Galena (GNIS ID: 2390197) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Galena is located within District 1, Massey, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galena population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galena: Cross Roads, Downs Cross Roads, Downs Crossroads, Georgetown Cross Roads, Georgetown Crossroads.

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Galena, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 638
Daytime Population: Workers 180
Daytime Population: Residents 272
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 452
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 638
Population in Familes 535
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,769
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $71,043
Average Household Income $91,670
Per Capita Income $38,163


Total Housing Units 296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $300,000
Average Home Value $364,286


Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 198
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.53%
Households 0.4% 0.43%
Families 2.21% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Galena, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galena to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 352 32nd
Population Density # 215 59th
Diversity Index # 371 29th
Median Household Income # 236 55th
Per Capita Income # 180 65th

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