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Galena City, Illinois Housing Analysis

   (County: Jo Daviess County)

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Galena City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 656

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 152

Female householder, no husband present : 98

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 371

Householder not living alone : 196


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Galena City, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 76

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 52

All other households : 1,345


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Galena City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 543

Renter-occupied housing units : 113

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 46

Renter-occupied housing units : 106

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7

Renter-occupied housing units : 91

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 339

Renter-occupied housing units : 228


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Galena City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 102

$10,000 to $14,999 : 66

$15,000 to $19,999 : 57

$20,000 to $24,999 : 63

$25,000 to $29,999 : 122

$30,000 to $34,999 : 40

$35,000 to $39,999 : 111

$40,000 to $44,999 : 105

$45,000 to $49,999 : 67

$50,000 to $59,999 : 88

$60,000 to $74,999 : 197

$75,000 to $99,999 : 212

$100,000 to $124,999 : 150

$125,000 to $149,999 : 37

$150,000 to $199,999 : 43

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Galena City, Illinois)

Total : 1,729


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Galena City, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,473

Vacant : 256


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Galena City, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Galena City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 8

Built 2000 to 2004 : 54

Built 1990 to 1999 : 237

Built 1980 to 1989 : 9

Built 1970 to 1979 : 181

Built 1960 to 1969 : 79

Built 1950 to 1959 : 70

Built 1940 to 1949 : 32

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,059


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Galena City, Illinois)

Utility gas : 1,165

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 45

Electricity : 263

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Galena City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 9

$60,000 to $69,999 : 75

$70,000 to $79,999 : 27

$80,000 to $89,999 : 25

$90,000 to $99,999 : 105

$100,000 to $124,999 : 83

$125,000 to $149,999 : 112

$150,000 to $174,999 : 161

$175,000 to $199,999 : 111

$200,000 to $249,999 : 121

$250,000 to $299,999 : 48

$300,000 to $399,999 : 50

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Galena City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 18

Home equity loan only : 65

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 509

Housing units without a mortgage : 343


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Galena City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $198,700

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 : $171,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $137,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $93,100

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $140,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Galena City, Illinois: 54.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Galena City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 16.46%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 60.76%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 22.78%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Galena City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 7 7 $352,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $352,500
2000        
  Single Family 5 5 $269,976
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $269,976
2001        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,076,834
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $1,076,834
2002        
  Single Family 3 3 $254,387
  Two Family 2 4 $259,880
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $122,000
  Five or More Family 2 40 $3,721,000
  Total

8 51 $4,357,267
2003        
  Single Family 7 7 $944,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $944,000
2004        
  Single Family 5 5 $717,259
  Two Family 4 8 $596,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 13 $1,313,259
2005        
  Single Family 2 2 $281,000
  Two Family 4 8 $600,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 10 $881,000
2006        
  Single Family 7 7 $1,091,755
  Two Family 3 6 $420,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 13 $1,511,755


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Galena City, IL): $36,103
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Galena City): $95,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Galena City): $384
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Galena City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 79.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.5%
Electricity: 12.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 3.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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