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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C+
Galena is a town in Maryland with a population of 708. Galena is in Kent County. Living in Galena offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Galena and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Galena are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$221,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$925
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    24%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Galena

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,706
National
$55,322
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Galena Reviews

1 review
Galena is a beautiful, small town with not much to do and not many people to meet. There are a couple churches, an elementary school, and a small market. It is home to the spectacular Sassafrass river and beautiful farm lands.
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