Galien, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Galien, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Galien had a population of 570 as of July 1, 2017. Galien ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Galien is located at latitude 41.8016 and longitude -86.4996 in Berrien County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Galien (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berrien County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The Village of Galien (GNIS ID: 2398938) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Galien is located within Township of Galien, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berrien County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galien population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Galien, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 570
Daytime Population: Workers 169
Daytime Population: Residents 297
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 466
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 570
Population in Familes 437
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,374
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $43,628
Average Household Income $56,054
Per Capita Income $22,957


Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $92,230
Average Home Value $125,571


Total Households 235
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.52% 0.28%
Households 0.48% 0.17%
Families 1.2% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Galien, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galien to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 515 26th
Population Density # 233 66th
Diversity Index # 560 20th
Median Household Income # 406 41st
Per Capita Income # 382 45th

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