Galena, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Galena, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Galena had a population of 619 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Galena is located at latitude 39.3407 and longitude -75.8788 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Galena 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 619
Population in Households 619
Population in Familes 521
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,717
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $70,751
Average Household Income $91,774
Per Capita Income $38,640


Total Housing Units 295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $328,571
Average Home Value $351,491


Total Households 273
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 193
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.14% -0.06%
Households 0.09% -0.07%
Families 1.62% -0.21%
Median Household Income   -0.19%
Per Capita Income   0.75%

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, 2018 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 # 353 32nd
Population Density # 219 58th
Diversity Index # 367 30th
Median Household Income # 270 48th
Per Capita Income # 195 63rd

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