Galena, Maryland

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Galena is a town in Kent County, Maryland, United States. The population was 428 at the 2000 census.


Galena is located at 39°20′30″N 75°52′42″W / 39.34167°N 75.87833°W / 39.34167; -75.87833 (39.341680, -75.878444)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 428 people, 190 households, and 121 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,208.2 people per square mile (472.1/km²). There were 202 housing units at an average density of 570.2/sq mi (222.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.79% White, 3.50% African American, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.

There were 190 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 33.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 1.9% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 83.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $47,813, and the median income for a family was $53,068. Males had a median income of $35,096 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,858. About 1.6% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.


Betterton | Chestertown | Galena | Millington‡ | Rock Hall

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