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Population (year 2000): 10,592. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,221 (-3.5% change)
Males: 5,273 (49.8%), Females: 5,319 (50.2%)

Harris County

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Median resident age: 28.0 years
Median household income: $31,660 (year 2000)
Median house value: $46,100 (year 2000)

Galena Park, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Galena Park:

  • Hispanic (69.3%)
  • Other race (24.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (22.2%)
  • Black (7.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (4.1%), German (3.4%), Irish (3.2%), English (2.6%), Subsaharan African (1.3%), French (1.0%).

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Elevation: 28 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Galena Park

  • High school or higher: 48.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galena Park city

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

33.2% Foreign born (32.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +500 (+5.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX (6.1 miles Pasadena, pop. 141,674).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (10.2 miles )

Nearest cities: City, TX (1.9 miles Jacinto Houston, TX South (5.4 miles TX (5.4 miles Cloverleaf, TX (6.1 miles Pasadena, TX (8.6 miles Channelview, Park, TX (8.8 miles Deer TX Houston, (10.2 miles TX (11.0 miles Sheldon,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $32,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $29,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $41,500
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $40,900
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,200

Latitude: 29.74 N, Longitude: 95.24 W


Galena Park, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.2%), Educational,health and social services (15.9%), Construction (14.1%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +108 (+1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 440 (13.5%)


 

Crime in Galena Park by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 9.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 6 8 10 5 7
    per 100,000 47.2 56.6 75.5 94.4 47.2 66.1
Robberies 1 4 6 6 7 6
    per 100,000 9.4 37.8 56.6 56.6 66.1 56.6
Assaults 14 16 19 24 21 15
    per 100,000 132.2 151.1 179.4 226.6 198.3 141.6
Burglaries 51 61 71 93 76 78
    per 100,000 481.5 575.9 670.3 878.0 717.5 736.4
Thefts 135 126 136 176 181 165
    per 100,000 1274.5 1189.6 1284.0 1661.6 1708.8 1557.8
Auto thefts 39 28 46 26 36 38
    per 100,000 368.2 264.4 434.3 245.5 339.9 358.8
162.3 173.2 225.5 247.6 224.1 214.3


Average climate in Galena Park, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Galena Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the Galena Park city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/8/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Chris Hardy - College football player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats), Desmond Jackson - College football player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats).


Hospitals/medical centers near Galena Park:
  • COLUMBIA E HOUSTON MED CTR E LOOP CAMP (about 5 miles; HOUSTON, TX)
  • IHS HOSP AT HOUSTON (about 6 miles; HOUSTON, TX)
  • BAYSHORE MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; PASADENA, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Galena Park:
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 8 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 12 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 18 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Galena Park:
  • LA PORTE MUNI (about 14 miles; LA PORTE, TX; ID: T41)
  • SKYWAY MANOR (about 15 miles; PEARLAND, TX; ID: T79)
  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 16 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: LVJ)

Amtrak stations near Galena Park:
  • 6 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station
  • 10 miles: HOUSTON (902 WASHINGTON AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3 $13,269 $53,076 0 $0
Health 1 $3,190 $38,280 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $9,908 $23,779 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $13,016 $26,032 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,625 $19,500 1 $852
Firefighters 7 $19,942 $34,186 1 $970
Solid Waste Management 8 $16,640 $24,960 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $13,133 $26,266 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 17 $51,604 $36,426 0 $0
Sewerage 2 $5,340 $32,040 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $1,771 $21,252 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $17,960 $26,940 1 $299
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,764 $22,584 0 $0
Water Supply 5 $13,160 $31,584 0 $0
Totals for Government 72 $184,322 $30,720 3 $2,121


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galena Park:
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 8 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 9 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 6,236)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 11 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 11 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,541)
Public high school in Galena Park:
  • GALENA PARK H S (Students: 1,620; Location: 1000 KEENE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Galena Park:
  • GALENA PARK MIDDLE (Students: 1,009; Location: 400 KEENE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MACARTHUR EL (Students: 717; Location: 1801 N MAIN; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GALENA PARK EL (Students: 655; Location: 401 N MAIN; Grades: PK - 05)

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Churches in Galena Park include: Holland Avenue Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Galena Park (B), Galena Park Assembly of God Church (C), Galena Park Church of Christ (D), Galena Park Church of God Seventh Day (E), Galena Park Methodist Church (F), New Beginnings Church of God (G).

Parks in Galena Park include: Galena Park City Park (1), Galena Manor Park (2), Dement Stadium (3).


Galena Park compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Galena Park:
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVL (1480 AM; 3 kW; PASADENA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galena Park:
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTSU (90.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFTG (88.1 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Galena Park:
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KHLM-LP (Channel 43; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)

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