Galax SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Galax Photos

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Galax Info Snack

Galax /elęks/ is an independent city in the southwestern part of the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,042. In 2015 the estimated population was 6,941.
Population
6,858
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
25.0%
Median Home
$101,600
Median Income
$31,110
Median Rent
$542

Rankings for Galax in Virginia

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Map Of Galax, VA

Population over time in Galax

Year Population % Change
2016 6,858 -0.3%
2015 6,876 -1.5%
2014 6,981 0.1%
2013 6,977 0.5%
2012 6,942 -0.2%
2011 6,959 0.3%
2010 6,936 -

Crime in Galax Per 100k

Crime Galax VA USA
Violent Crime 306.2 217.6 386.3
Murder 29.2 5.8 5.3
Robbery 14.6 57.1 102.8
Aggravated Assault 175.0 122.2 248.5
Property Crime 3207.9 1859.4 2450.7
Burglary 437.4 238.0 468.9
Larceny 2697.6 1505.1 1745.0
Car Theft 72.9 116.4 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Galax

White
74.2% (5,091)
African American
6.9% (470)
American Indian
0.0% (3)
Asian
0.1% (8)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.3% (89)
Hispanic
17.5% (1,197)
Race Galax VA USA
White 74.2% 63.1% 60.6%
African American 6.9% 18.9% 10.4%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 6.0% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.8% 2.5%
Hispanic 17.5% 8.7% 17.3%

Household Income For Galax, Virginia

Less than $10,000
15.4% (1,056)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.6% (864)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.1% (966)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.7% (802)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.5% (1,062)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (1,049)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.7% (528)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.1% (418)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.4% (27)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (82)
Income Galax VA USA
Less than $10,000 15.4% 5.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.6% 4.0% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.1% 8.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.7% 8.3% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.5% 12.0% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 17.3% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.7% 12.8% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.1% 15.9% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.4% 7.4% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 8.5% 5.7%

Gender in Galax

Female
52.0% (3,568)
Male
48.0% (3,289)
Gender Galax VA USA
Female 52.0% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Galax for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.8% (600)
9-12th Grade
14.7% (1,006)
High School / GED
37.7% (2,583)
Some College
23.2% (1,592)
Associate's Degree
6.1% (415)
Bachelor's Degree
5.3% (363)
Master's Degree
2.6% (177)
Professional Degree
1.0% (68)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (51)
Education Galax VA USA
< 9th Grade 8.8% 4.6% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 14.7% 6.7% 7.4%
High School / GED 37.7% 24.5% 27.5%
Some College 23.2% 19.9% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.1% 7.4% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 5.3% 21.2% 18.8%
Master's Degree 2.6% 11.5% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.7% 1.3%

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