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Galax at a Glance

Galax has a total population of 6,837, of which 1,572 are children under the age of 18 and 1,310 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.8.

Total Population:
6,837
Median Age:
39.8
Males:
3,250 (47.5%)
Female:
3,587 (52.5%)
Children (0-17):
1,572 (23.0%)
Adults (18-64):
3,955 (57.8%)
Seniors (65+):
1,310 (19.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Galax
Married:
3,236 (47.3%)
Divorced:
666 (9.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Galax
Hispanic Ethnicity:
757 (11.07%)
White:
5,887 (86.11%)
African American:
428 (6.26%)
Asian:
48 (0.70%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.01%)
Indian:
31 (0.45%)
Other:
377 (5.51%)
Two or More:
65 (0.95%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Galax

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.49, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.49 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
115
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
11
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $36,832 while the median household income is $28,236. Roughly 18.21% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$36,832
Household Income:
$28,236
In Poverty:
18.21%

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