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Galena, Ohio
Village
Commercial buildings on the south side of the main square
Commercial buildings on the south side of the main square
Location of Galena, Ohio
Location of Galena, Ohio
Location of Galena in Delaware County
Location of Galena in Delaware County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
Township Berkshire
Area
 • Total 1.82 sq mi (4.70 km2)
 • Land 1.71 sq mi (4.44 km2)
 • Water 0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)
Elevation
922 ft (281 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 653
 • Estimate 
(2019)
742
 • Density 433.16/sq mi (167.22/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43021
Area code(s) 740, 220 (740 Exchange: 965)
FIPS code 39-29148
GNIS feature ID 1064698
Website https://galenaohio.gov/

Galena is a village in Delaware County, Ohio, United States. The population was 653 at the 2010 United States Census.

History

Galena was originally called Zoar, and under the latter name was platted in 1816. A post office called Galena has been in operation since 1834.

Geography

Galena is located at 40°12′55″N 82°52′54″W / 40.21528°N 82.88167°W / 40.21528; -82.88167 (40.215214, -82.881757).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.70 square miles (4.40 km2), of which 1.60 square miles (4.14 km2) is land and 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 250
1930 376
1940 355 −5.6%
1950 424 19.4%
1960 411 −3.1%
1970 361 −12.2%
1980 358 −0.8%
1990 361 0.8%
2000 305 −15.5%
2010 653 114.1%
2019 (est.) 742 13.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the 2010 census, there were 653 people, 214 households, and 172 families living in the village. The population density was 408.1 inhabitants per square mile (157.6/km2). There were 237 housing units at an average density of 148.1 per square mile (57.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 90.8% White, 2.6% African American, 0.5% Native American, 3.4% Asian, 0.5% Pacific Islander, 1.2% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 214 households, of which 45.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.2% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 19.6% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.38.

The median age in the village was 35.2 years. 30.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.7% were from 25 to 44; 24.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

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