Galena Park, TX Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 10,592. Estimated population in July 2020: 10,221 (-3.5% change)
Males: 5,273 (49.8%), Females: 5,319 (50.2%)

Harris County

Zip code: 77547

Median resident age: 28.0 years
Median household income: $31,660
Median house value: $46,100

Races in Galena Park:

  • Hispanic (69.3%)
  • Other race (24.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (22.2%)
  • Black (7.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (4.1%), German (3.4%), Irish (3.2%), English (2.6%), Subsaharan African (1.3%), French (1.0%).

Elevation: 28 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Galena Park

  • High school or higher: 48.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galena Park city

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

33.2% Foreign born (32.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +500 (+5.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Galena Park:

  • COLUMBIA E HOUSTON MED CTR E LOOP CAMP (about 5 miles; HOUSTON, TX)
  • IHS HOSP AT HOUSTON (about 6 miles; HOUSTON, TX)
  • BAYSHORE MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; PASADENA, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Galena Park:

  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 8 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 12 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 18 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Galena Park:

  • LA PORTE MUNI (about 14 miles; LA PORTE, TX; Abbreviation: T41)
  • SKYWAY MANOR (about 15 miles; PEARLAND, TX; Abbreviation: T79)
  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 16 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: LVJ)
Amtrak stations near Galena Park:

  • 6 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) – Bus Station
  • 10 miles: HOUSTON (902 WASHINGTON AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galena Park:

  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 8 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 9 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,808)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,236)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 11 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 11 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,541)

Schools

Public high school in Galena Park:

  • GALENA PARK H S (Students: 1,620; Location: 1000 KEENE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Galena Park:

  • GALENA PARK MIDDLE (Students: 1,009; Location: 400 KEENE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MACARTHUR EL (Students: 717; Location: 1801 N MAIN; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GALENA PARK EL (Students: 655; Location: 401 N MAIN; Grades: PK – 05)

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