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Galena Park, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Galena Park had a population of 11,327 as of July 1, 2017. Galena Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Galena Park is located at latitude 29.7452 and longitude -95.2346 in Harris County. The formal boundaries for the City of Galena Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Galena Park (GNIS ID: 2410560) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Galena Park is located within Houston Division of Harris County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galena Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Galena Park, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,327
Daytime Population: Workers 2,206
Daytime Population: Residents 7,252
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,458
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 11,327
Population in Familes 10,285
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,331
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $41,976
Average Household Income $52,338
Per Capita Income $14,387


Total Housing Units 3,352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,976 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,136 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $76,694
Average Home Value $96,962


Total Households 3,112
Average Household Size 3.64
Family Households 2,537
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.75%
Households 0.41% 0.65%
Families 0.34% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Galena Park, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galena Park to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 235 87th
Population Density # 248 86th
Diversity Index # 260 85th
Median Household Income # 1082 38th
Per Capita Income # 1504 14th

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