Galax, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Galax, Virginia Info Snack

Population
6,517
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
23.8%
Median Home
$96,600
Median Income
$33,575
Median Rent
$574

Galax SnackAbility

2
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
9

Galax, VA Crime Report

284
Total Crimes
4,493.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
81.44%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Galax
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 284 4,493.7 1,850.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 29 458.9 208.0 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.0 5.0
Robbery 1 15.8 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 16 253.2 128.7 250.2
Property Crime 255 4,034.8 1,642.7 2,109.9
Burglary 17 269.0 162.8 340.5
Larceny 226 3,575.9 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 12 189.9 120.3 219.9

Galax, VA Cost Of Living

81
Galax's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Galax Virginia National Average
Overall 81 107 100
Services 94 99 100
Groceries 94 96 100
Health 99 97 100
Housing 56 130 100
Transportation 85 90 100
Utilities 86 100 100

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Rankings for Galax in Virginia

Map Of Galax, VA

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Population over time in Galax

Year Population % Change
2019 6,517 -1.8%
2018 6,638 -2.2%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Galax

White
79.1% (5,154)
African American
5.0% (324)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.6% (42)
Hawaiian
0.2% (16)
Other
0.3% (19)
Two Or More
0.3% (17)
Hispanic
14.5% (945)
Race Galax VA USA
White 79.1% 61.8% 60.7%
African American 5.0% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 6.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 3.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.5% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Galax

Female
52.6% (3,427)
Male
47.4% (3,090)
Gender Galax VA USA
Female 52.6% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Galax for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (782)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (847)
High School / GED
30.0% (1,955)
Some College
23.0% (1,498)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (521)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (521)
Master's Degree
3.0% (195)
Professional Degree
2.0% (130)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (65)
Education Galax VA USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Galax, Virginia

Less than $10,000
9.4% (61,425)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.2% (79,535)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.5% (101,315)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.5% (107,433)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.0% (91,526)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.4% (87,366)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (58,489)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.4% (35,240)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (13,459)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (15,907)
Income Galax VA USA
Less than $10,000 9.4% 5.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.2% 3.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.5% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.5% 7.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.0% 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.4% 16.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 13.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.4% 17.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 8.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 10.9% 7.7%

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