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Quick facts about Galax city, VA

Typical home price:

$160K

 

Commute time (Minutes):

23

 

Employment rate (%):

60

 

Mean Hours Worked (female):

38

 

Arson (per 1000):

0.14

 

Auto Theft (per 1000):

0.43

 

Burglary (per 1000):

4.7

 

Larceny (per 1000):

36

 

Aggravated Assault (per 1000):

2.7

 

Murder (per 1000):

0

 

Rape (per 1000):

0.28

 

Robbery (per 1000):

0.28

 

Total Property Crimes (per 1000):

41

 

Total Violent Crimes (per 1000):

3.3

 

Cigarette Tax:

$0.6

 

Mean Hours Worked (male):

40

 

Poverty (%):

10

 

Homeownership rate (%):

68

 

Vacant Housing Units:

297K

 

Total Employer Establishments:

204K

 

Average Family Size:

3.1

 

Average travel time to work (minutes):

26

 

Foreign-born population (%):

12

 

Monthly rent:

$574

 

State tax burden:

8%

 

Mountains:

Less than 1 hour

 

Coast:

Not near the coast

 

Population Density:

Very dense

 

2 hours to major airport:

yes

 

Day temp in summer (°F):

85

 

Day temp in winter (°F):

45

 

Humidity (%):

null - null

 

Sun:

Some sun

 

Precipitation:

A decent amount of precipitation

 

% adults with BA+:

15%

 

Amount of veterans (%):

9.7

 

Religious Population (%):

74

 

Median age:

45

 

Avg grade school test scores vs national avg:

0.066

 

Unemployment rate (%):

2.9

 

Politics:

Very conservative

 

Earthquake risk:

Very Low

 

Hurricane risk:

Very Low

 

Tornado risk:

Relatively Low

 

Wildfire risk:

No Rating

 

Drought risk:

No Rating