Galax Information

Galax Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Galax, VA

General Galax Information

State: Virginia

County: Galax County

Close cities: Fries, VA, Woodlawn, VA, Ivanhoe, VA, Lambsburg, VA, Galax, VA

Galax Population (census data)
Total 6,824 (-0.7% since 2000)
Male 3,243 (47.5%)
Female 3,581 (52.5%)

Population Density: 829 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.1 (US Avg is 100)

Galax Elevation: 2,382 feet above sea level

Land Area: 8.23 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,353

Zip Codes: 24333.

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Galax Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (81.2%)
  • Hispanic (11.1%)
  • Black (6.3%)
  • Other race (5.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (20.1%)
  • English (10.5%)
  • German (5.6%)
  • Irish (4.5%)
  • Scottish (2.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.8%)
Foriegn Born: 588 people (8.6%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Galax Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals

Galax School Information

High Schools
Galax High (200 Maroon Tide Drive, Galax, VA, 24333 - Galax City Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Galax Middle (202 Maroon Tide Drive, Galax, VA, 24333 - Galax City Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Baywood Elementary (247 Grammar Lane, Galax, VA, 24333 - Grayson County Public Schools District)
Fairview Elementary (2323 Fairview Road, Galax, VA, 24333 - Grayson County Public Schools District)
Galax Elementary (225 Academy Drive, Galax, VA, 24333 - Galax City Public Schools District)
Gladeville Elementary (3117 Glendale Road, Galax, VA, 24333 - Carroll County Public Schools District)
Oakland Elementary (4930 Pipers Gap Road, Galax, VA, 24333 - Carroll County Public Schools District)

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