Galien, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Galien, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Galien had a population of 553 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Galien, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 553
Population in Households 553
Population in Familes 419
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,333
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $45,985
Average Household Income $57,332
Per Capita Income $23,587


Total Housing Units 258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $98,438
Average Home Value $133,689


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% 0.0%
Households 0.16% 0.0%
Families 0.71% -0.14%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   4.19%

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, 2018 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 # 519 25th
Population Density # 243 65th
Diversity Index # 567 19th
Median Household Income # 377 46th
Per Capita Income # 384 45th

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