Galax, Virginia

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Galax is located in Galax City County, VA. The population is , making Galax the largest city in Galax City County.

There are 8 public schools in Galax with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Galax is moderate , and there are 2 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Galax is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Galax property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Galax include Fries, Woodlawn and Lowgap.

Galax Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 22.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 13%

Crime Rate

44.09% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 190
  • Violent Crimes: 459
  • Robbery: 16
  • Burglary: 269
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 2 offenders in Galax
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

166 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 10
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 155


Low 2.8%
  • Virginia unemployment average: 3.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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8 Public Schools view public schools

There are 8 K-12 public schools in Galax, VA and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Galax's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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2 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Galax, VA

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Galax, VA issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Galax, VA issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $479
  • 1 Bedroom: $597
  • 2 Bedrooms: $702
  • 3 Bedrooms: $997
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,038

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Environmental Hazards

166 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (386/398)
    Galax, VA has 96.98% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Galax, VA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Galax, VA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32.55°
  • February 36.98°
  • March 45.68°
  • April 57.22°
  • May 64.31°
  • June 71.8°
  • July 73.77°
  • August 72.38°
  • September 67.17°
  • October 56.13°
  • November 46.35°
  • December 42.48°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Galax, VA

Galax, VA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Galax, VA has no risk of hurricanes.
Galax, VA has a high risk of hail storms.
Galax, VA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Galax, VA: $24,711


Unemployment in Galax is 2.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 67.18%
White Collar - 32.82%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe
  • Sen. Tim Kaine
  • Sen. Mark R. Warner

City Representatives

  • Morgan Griffith

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

8 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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