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Demographics Analysis

The people of Galena Township, Indiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 9 years : 0

10 to 14 years : 77

15 to 17 years : 58

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 11

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 35

25 to 29 years : 36

30 to 34 years : 33

35 to 39 years : 165

40 to 44 years : 42

45 to 49 years : 27

50 to 54 years : 155

55 to 59 years : 104

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 45

65 and 66 years : 44

67 to 69 years : 31

70 to 74 years : 10

75 to 79 years : 26

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 9 years : 48

10 to 14 years : 80

15 to 17 years : 95

18 and 19 years : 26

20 years : 0

21 years : 12

22 to 24 years : 25

25 to 29 years : 43

30 to 34 years : 5

35 to 39 years : 109

40 to 44 years : 102

45 to 49 years : 36

50 to 54 years : 197

55 to 59 years : 81

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 61

65 and 66 years : 48

67 to 69 years : 46

70 to 74 years : 12

75 to 79 years : 11

80 to 84 years : 24

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 968

Multiple ancestry : 903

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 144


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Galena Township, Indiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,985

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 17

Not a U.S. citizen : 13


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 358

18 to 24 years : 109

25 to 34 years : 117

35 to 44 years : 418

45 to 54 years : 415

55 to 59 years : 185

60 and 61 years : 50

62 to 64 years : 106

65 to 74 years : 191

75 years and over : 61

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 354

18 to 24 years : 78

25 to 34 years : 78

35 to 44 years : 346

45 to 54 years : 320

55 to 59 years : 116

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 30

65 to 74 years : 33

75 years and over : 12

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 4

18 to 24 years : 31

25 to 34 years : 26

35 to 44 years : 72

45 to 54 years : 95

55 to 59 years : 69

60 and 61 years : 22

62 to 64 years : 76

65 to 74 years : 148

75 years and over : 49

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 13

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 10

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 709

Female : 684

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 203

Female : 389

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 13

Female : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 1,382

Born in other state in the United States : 592

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 446

Now married, except separated : 542

Divorced : 183

Separated : 0

Widowed : 12

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 13

Now married, except separated : 422

Divorced : 65

Separated : 0

Widowed : 92

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 23

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Speak only English : 1,953

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 50

Speak English less than "very well" : 7


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Galena Township, Indiana

  • German: 474   (25.5%)
  • English: 233   (12.5%)
  • Polish: 230   (12.4%)
  • Irish: 207   (11.1%)
  • United States Or American: 171   (9.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 84   (4.5%)
  • Swedish: 73   (3.9%)
  • Other Groups: 62   (3.3%)
  • Dutch: 41   (2.2%)
  • Italian: 37   (2.0%)
  • Hungarian: 37   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 36   (1.9%)
  • Czech: 33   (1.8%)
  • Welsh: 19   (1.0%)
  • European: 18   (1.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 18   (1.0%)
  • Croatian: 15   (0.8%)
  • Ukrainian: 14   (0.8%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 12   (0.6%)
  • Australian: 10   (0.5%)
  • Luxemburger: 9   (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 9   (0.5%)
  • Serbian: 9   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 6   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Galena Township, Indiana is 2,015



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Galena Township, Indiana: 925
Female Population in Galena Township, Indiana: 1,090


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Galena Township, Indiana: 45.1
Median Female Resident Age in Galena Township, Indiana: 46.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Galena Township, Indiana


White


Both sexes

47.3

Male

47.0

Female

47.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

41.5

Male

51.5

Female

36.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

45.0

Male

45.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

27.8

Male

53.5

Female

27.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

6.5

Male

0.0

Female

6.5

Other


Both sexes

30.0

Male

30.5

Female

29.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

13.5

Male

18.0

Female

8.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.8

Male

29.5

Female

33.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.4

Male

47.1

Female

47.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Galena Township, Indiana


  • White: 1,991
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 11
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 13
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Galena Township, Indiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Galena Township, Indiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (0.55%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 5   (0.91%)
  • 10th Grade: 31   (5.67%)
  • 11th Grade: 22   (4.02%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 31   (5.67%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 246   (44.97%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 48   (8.78%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 54   (9.87%)
  • Associate Degree: 14   (2.56%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 77   (14.08%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (1.46%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (1.46%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 29   (4.35%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (1.65%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 10   (1.5%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 278   (41.68%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 92   (13.79%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 82   (12.29%)
  • Associate Degree: 60   (9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 62   (9.3%)
  • Master's Degree: 37   (5.55%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Galena Township, Indiana

  • Rolling Prairie Elem Sch


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 605 E Michigan St, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371, Phone: (219) 778-2018, Students: 513 )

  • Prairie View Elementary Sch


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 6434 E 700 N, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371, Phone: (219) 654-7258, Students: 432 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Galena Township, Indiana

  • Rolling Prairie Branch Library


    1 East Michigan, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Galena Township, Indiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Galena Township, Indiana.

Area Features of Galena Township, Indiana


Airport


(1) Cummings Field Airport  

Building


(1) Kankakee Township Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Collins Ditch   (2) Downing Arm   (3) Warwick Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Foster Cemetery   (2) Heckman Memorial Cemetery   (3) Saint Cemetery   (4) Shippeeburg Cemetery   (5) Teeter Cemetery  

Census


(1) Rolling Prairie Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Lambs Chapel   (2) Maple Grove Church   (3) Posey Chapel   (4) Saint Johns Church   (5) Saint Joseph Novitiate  

Civil


(1) Township Of Galena   (2) Township Of Kankakee   (3) Township Of Wills  

Lake


(1) Finger Lake   (2) Hog Lake   (3) Hudson Lake   (4) Hunt Lake   (5) Porter Lake   (6) Pottawattamie Lake   (7) Saugany Lake   (8) Silver Lake   (9) Tee Lake  

Mine


(1) Hunt Lake Pit  

Populated Place


(1) Birchim   (2) Byron   (3) Hesston   (4) Hicks   (5) Hillside   (6) Lake Park   (7) Lalimere   (8) Rolling Prairie   (9) Smith   (10) Tee Lake  

School


(1) Galena Elementary School   (2) New Prairie High School   (3) New Prairie Junior High School   (4) Rolling Prairie Elementary School  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Galena Township, Indiana

46371 (pop. 3,132)


Cities Nearby Galena Township, Indiana

Hudson Township, IN  (pop. 2,126) 4.9 Miles
Wills Township, IN  (pop. 1,996) 6.8 Miles
New Carlisle Town, IN  (pop. 1,916) 7.3 Miles
La Porte City, IN  (pop. 22,104) 8.7 Miles
Michiana Shores Town, IN  (pop. 423) 9.3 Miles
Long Beach Town, IN  (pop. 1,545) 10.8 Miles
Trail Creek Town, IN  (pop. 2,121) 11.1 Miles
Pottawattamie Park Town, IN  (pop. 329) 11.5 Miles
Michigan City City, IN  (pop. 30,627) 12.5 Miles
Coolspring Township, IN  (pop. 14,733) 12.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Galena Township, Indiana

219



Elevation in Galena Township, Indiana is 824.0 ft. (251.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Galena Township, Indiana

Lat: 41.722361 N        Long: -86.644737 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Galena Township, Indiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Indiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
  Total Electric Industry 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
  Total Electric Industry 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Galena Township, Indiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 53   (5.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 89   (9.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 48   (5.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 87   (9.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 101   (11.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 102   (11.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 139   (15.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 73   (8.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 32   (3.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 20   (2.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 8   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 95   (10.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 65   (7.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,014

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 42

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 7

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 9

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 62


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 31

5 to 9 minutes : 55

10 to 14 minutes : 108

15 to 19 minutes : 123

20 to 24 minutes : 228

25 to 29 minutes : 53

30 to 34 minutes : 169

35 to 39 minutes : 62

40 to 44 minutes : 32

45 to 59 minutes : 164

60 to 89 minutes : 47

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Galena Township, Indiana)

With Social Security income : 234

No Social Security income : 566


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Galena Township, Indiana)

With retirement income : 261

No retirement income : 539


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 18

$10,000 to $14,999 : 11

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 19

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 43

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $44,999 : 52

$45,000 to $49,999 : 24

$50,000 to $59,999 : 83

$60,000 to $74,999 : 91

$75,000 to $99,999 : 86

$100,000 to $124,999 : 80

$125,000 to $149,999 : 26

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 19


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $66,739


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Galena Township, Indiana

  • WHFB (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5.0 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 2.4 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 1.9 kW; Osceola, IN; Owner: Edwin C. Moore)
  • WNIL (1290 AM; 0.5 kW; Niles, MI; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WSJM (1400 AM; 0.88 kW; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; Beverly Shores, IN; Owner: Gerard Media, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 2.3 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDND (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WAKE (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corp., Llc)
  • WKVI (1520 AM; 1.8 kW; Knox, IN; Owner: Kankaee Valley Broadcasting Co., Inc)
  • WLOI (1540 AM; 0.25 kW; La Porte, IN; Owner: Laporte County Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Times Communications Inc.)
  • WWLV (1620 AM; 10.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; 5.0 kW; Portage, IN; Owner: Wndz, Inc.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5.0 kW; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Galena Township, Indiana

  • WBYT (100.7 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WZOW (102.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WHME (103.1 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WRBR-FM (103.9 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Talking Stick Communications, L.l.c.)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Partnership Radio, Llc)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Elkhart Community Schools)
  • WDSO (88.3 FM; Burns Harbor, IN; Owner: Duneland School Corp.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; La Porte, IN; Owner: Friends Of Radio Maria, Inc.)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Voice Of The Fighting Irish, Inc.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; Burns Harbor, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; Michigan City, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Interfaith Christian Union, Inc.)
  • WAYO (89.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; Wanatah, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Walkerton, IN; Owner: South Bend Council 5001, Inc.)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Andrews Broadcasting Corp.)
  • 971112MA (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: American Family Association)
  • 980512MP (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • 980512MV (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance Inc)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: South Bend Community School Corp.)
  • WHPD (92.1 FM; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Artistic Media Partners, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Rolling Prairie, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; Lakeville, IN; Owner: Plymouth Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSJM-FM (94.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WVUR-FM (95.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: The Lutheran University Assoc., Inc)
  • WAOR (95.3 FM; South Bend, IN; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WEFM (95.9 FM; Michigan City, IN; Owner: Michigan City Fm Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WCOE (96.7 FM; La Porte, IN; Owner: Laporte County Broadcasting Co., Inc)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; Stevensville, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; Niles, MI; Owner: Marion R. Williams)
  • WKVI-FM (99.3 FM; Knox, IN; Owner: Kankakee Valley B/cing. Co., Inc.)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates L P)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Galena Township, Indiana

  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; South Bend, IN; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; South Bend, IN; Owner: Wsbt, Inc.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Wsjv Television, Inc.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Michiana Public Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; Mishawaka, IN; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Of South Bend, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Galena Township, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 88  (17.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 106  (20.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 29  (5.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 135  (26.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 158  (35.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 47  (10.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 152  (34.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 73 Farms In Galena Township, Indiana


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Galena Township, Indiana

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 9.0 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 9.2 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 11.3 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)

  • South Bend International


    (about 16.9 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 16.9 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 17.0 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 17.2 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 26.4 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 26.4 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Ross Field


    (about 30.1 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Galena Township, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.95%

Carpooled

6.93%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.26%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.52%

Other Means

1.05%

Worked At Home

4.30%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Galena Township, Indiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 478

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 0

Female householder, no husband present : 96

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 156

Householder not living alone : 70


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 45

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 25

All other households : 730


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 471

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 84

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 216

Renter-occupied housing units : 10


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 40

$10,000 to $14,999 : 11

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 42

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 55

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $44,999 : 52

$45,000 to $49,999 : 40

$50,000 to $59,999 : 112

$60,000 to $74,999 : 91

$75,000 to $99,999 : 90

$100,000 to $124,999 : 90

$125,000 to $149,999 : 47

$150,000 to $199,999 : 56

$200,000 or more : 31


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Total : 1,055


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Occupied : 800

Vacant : 255


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 61

Built 1990 to 1999 : 275

Built 1980 to 1989 : 125

Built 1970 to 1979 : 164

Built 1960 to 1969 : 134

Built 1950 to 1959 : 116

Built 1940 to 1949 : 11

Built 1939 or earlier : 169


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Utility gas : 485

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 108

Electricity : 87

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 120

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$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 : 23

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 33

$80,000 to $89,999 : 14

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 90

$125,000 to $149,999 : 122

$150,000 to $174,999 : 138

$175,000 to $199,999 : 91

$200,000 to $249,999 : 84

$250,000 to $299,999 : 13

$300,000 to $399,999 : 50

$400,000 to $499,999 : 27

$500,000 to $749,999 : 22

$750,000 to $999,999 : 18

$1,000,000 or more : 36


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Galena Township, Indiana)

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 : 57

Home equity loan only : 76

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 364

Housing units without a mortgage : 274


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Galena Township, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $171,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $238,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $177,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $172,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $162,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $132,400

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $144,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Galena Township, Indiana: 75.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Galena Township, IN): $51,250
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Galena Township): $127,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Galena Township): $586
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Galena Township, Indiana

Utility Gas: 62.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 18.9%
Electricity: 9.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 6.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Galena Township, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Galena Township, Indiana

Vna Homecare, Private Duty N Hospice


     Address: 901 S Woodland Ave, Michigan City, Indiana 46360
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 1/1/1967

Center For Hospice And Palliative Care Inc, The


     Address: 111 Sunnybrook Ct, South Bend, Indiana 46637
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/4/1980

Memorial Home Care Inc


     Address: 3355 Douglas Road, South Bend, Indiana 46635
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/17/1983

American Nursing Care Sb


     Address: 212 West Edison Road, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/20/1994

Interim Healthcare Of South Bend


     Address: 605 West Edison Road, Ste H, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/11/1977

Hospitals Close To Galena Township, Indiana

Laporte Hospital And Health Services


     Address: 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte, Indiana 46350
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Anthony Memorial Health Centers


     Address: 301 W Homer St, Michigan City, Indiana 46360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - South Bend


     Address: 801 E Lasalle Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46617
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Memorial Hospital Of South Bend


     Address: 615 N Michigan St, South Bend, Indiana 46601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Joseph Regional Medical Center Mishawaka Campus


     Address: 215 West Fourth St, Mishawaka, Indiana 46544
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Galena Township, Indiana

Miller's Merry Manor


     Address: 220 E Dunn Rd, New Carlisle, Indiana 46552
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Hamilton Communities Inc


     Address: 31869 Chicago Trail, New Carlisle, Indiana 46552
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Continuing Care Center Of Laporte Hospital


     Address: 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte, Indiana 46350
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 37
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Golden Living Center-laporte


     Address: 1700 I Street, La Porte, Indiana 46350
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 81
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Golden Living Center-fountainview Terrace


     Address: 1900 Andrew Avenue, La Porte, Indiana 46350
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 161
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Galena Township, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 16 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Galena Township, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 415
    Disabled Workers: 80
    Widowers Workers: 50
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 55


(updated 2007)



Laporte County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.56%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.09%
  • Other 1.35%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Galena Township, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to LaPorte County, IN

4.57 % of LaPorte County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,346

Indiana Average 6.54 %

0.04 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $19,563

Indiana Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to LaPorte County, IN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Porter County , IN 0.97 % ($37,095 AGI )
  • Lake County , IN 0.45 % ($32,098 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , IN 0.43 % ($33,401 AGI )

Relocation away from LaPorte County, IN

4.92 % of LaPorte County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,375

Indiana Average 6.56 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $21,000

Indiana Average 0.04 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from LaPorte County, IN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Porter County , IN 0.70 % ($38,212 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , IN 0.50 % ($34,892 AGI )
  • Lake County , IN 0.30 % ($32,190 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Indiana

Low Bracket: $0 (3.40%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.40%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Indiana

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Galena Township, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Galena Township, Indiana directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Indiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
7,300 8,500 8,652 9,486 11,951 10,515 9,053 10,030 14,585 11,196


(updated 2014)



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