galax Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 659 15.0 % 7.1 %
High School Graduate 1,838 41.7 % 33.8 %
Some College 1,212 27.5 % 25.2 %
Bachelor’s Degree 475 10.8 % 21.3 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 219 5.0 % 12.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 3,399 77.2 % 85.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 572 13.0 % 13.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 6,959 - -
19 years old and under 1,323 19.0 % 26.6 %
20 to 44 years old 2,157 31.0 % 13.1 %
45 to 64 years old 1,642 23.6 % 12.2 %
65 years old and older 1,837 26.4 % 1.8 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 6,106 91.2 % 85.2 %
Spanish 590 8.8 % 13.9 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 746 27.6 % 32.4 %
Married 1,157 42.9 % 51.3 %
Separated 172 6.4 % 2.8 %
Divorced 624 23.1 % 13.4 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 3,940 - -
Occupied Housing Units 3,525 89.5 % 86.9 %
Vacant Housing Units 415 10.5 % 13.1 %
1-Unit, Detached 2,555 64.8 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 10 0.3 % 5.8 %
2-Units 194 4.9 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 124 3.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 87 2.2 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 290 7.4 % 4.5 %
20 or More Units 124 3.1 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 556 14.1 % 6.5 %
Built 2000 or Later 229 5.8 % 15.7 %
Built 1990 to 1999 269 6.8 % 13.8 %
Built 1980 to 1989 657 16.7 % 13.8 %
Built 1970 to 1979 788 20.0 % 15.8 %
Built 1960 to 1969 495 12.6 % 11.1 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,244 31.6 % 16.4 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 258 6.5 % 13.5 %
Electric 1,934 49.1 % 31.6 %
Oil / Kerosene 1,279 32.5 % 5.4 %
Natural Gas 42 1.1 % 42.6 %
Tank or LP Gas 95 2.4 % 4.2 %
Wood 175 4.4 % 1.8 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 6,576 94.7 % 76.3 %
African-American 261 3.8 % 13.0 %
Native American 109 1.6 % 0.8 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 24,711 50,502
Median Family Income 40,363 61,455
Median Per Capita Income 20,232 26,708
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 51.61 %
  • Temperature 51.17 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.14 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 20.56
    [CDD] 0
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.13 %
6.0 0.03 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com