Galax SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
9

Galax, VA Photos

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Galax, Virginia 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
6,788
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
21.2%
Median Home
$105,500
Median Income
$31,311
Median Rent
$580

Rankings for Galax in Virginia

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Map Of Galax, VA

Population over time in Galax

Year Population % Change
2017 6,788 -1.0%
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 282.4 208.2 382.9
Murder 14.9 5.3 5.3
Robbery 44.6 51.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 193.2 117.9 248.9
Property Crime 3864.4 1792.9 2362.0
Burglary 520.2 218.0 430.4
Larceny 3091.6 1454.7 1694.0
Car Theft 252.7 120.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Galax

White
76.4% (5,184)
African American
7.2% (490)
American Indian
0.1% (4)
Asian
0.1% (6)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (26)
Two Or More
1.2% (81)
Hispanic
14.7% (997)
Race Galax VA USA
White 76.4% 62.6% 61.5%
African American 7.2% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 14.7% 9.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Galax, Virginia

Less than $10,000
13.7% (92,995)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.5% (71,274)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.9% (107,929)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.8% (100,462)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (77,383)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.6% (105,892)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.4% (57,019)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.9% (46,837)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (10,860)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (8,145)
Income Galax VA USA
Less than $10,000 13.7% 5.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.5% 3.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.9% 7.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.8% 7.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 11.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.6% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.4% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.9% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 9.2% 6.3%

Gender in Galax

Female
51.3% (3,484)
Male
48.7% (3,303)
Gender Galax VA USA
Female 51.3% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Galax for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.2% (555)
9-12th Grade
15.3% (1,038)
High School / GED
36.2% (2,460)
Some College
23.5% (1,598)
Associate's Degree
6.4% (435)
Bachelor's Degree
5.7% (385)
Master's Degree
2.0% (136)
Professional Degree
1.5% (103)
Doctorate Degree
1.1% (74)
Education Galax VA USA
< 9th Grade 8.2% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 15.3% 6.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 36.2% 24.3% 27.3%
Some College 23.5% 19.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.4% 7.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 5.7% 21.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.0% 11.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.5% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.1% 1.8% 1.4%

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