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The City of Galena had a population of 451 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Galena is located at latitude 36.8053 and longitude -93.4666 in Stone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Galena encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Stone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,017 feet.

The City of Galena 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 City of Galena is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stone County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galena: Jamestown.

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Galena, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 451 (100%)
Population in Households 451 (100.0%)
Population in Families 374 (82.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 605
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $43,833
Average Household Income $52,952
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $21,834
Wealth Index5 46


Total HU (Housing Units) 259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (29.0%)
Median Home Value $237,500
Average Home Value $265,432
Housing Affordability Index3 121


Total Households 184
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.22% 0.53%
Households 0.25% 0.54%
Families 1.02% 0.61%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
Owner Occupied HU   0.73%

Galena, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galena to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 542 48th
Population Density # 634 39th
Median Household Income # 684 34th
Housing Affordability Index # 253 25th
Per Capita Income # 776 25th
Diversity Index # 619 41st

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