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Galena Park is a city in Harris County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
The latitude of Galena Park is 29.733N. The longitude is -95.23W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,443.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Galena Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harris County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77547 ZIP code.
4% of Galena Park residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galena Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galena Park was $12,207, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Galena Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Galena Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $404. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $674.
Libraries in Galena Park include Galena Park Branch Library ... View libraries
Harris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galena Park political report.
The average commute time for Galena Park workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Galena Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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