Galesburg, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Galesburg, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Galesburg had a population of 2,083 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Galesburg is located at latitude 42.2909 and longitude -85.4176 in Kalamazoo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Galesburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Kalamazoo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 791 feet.

The City of Galesburg (GNIS ID: 1626330) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 2,083
Population in Households 1,970
Population in Familes 1,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density2 1,482
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $37,469
Average Household Income $49,025
Per Capita Income $20,152


Total Housing Units 866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 516 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 276 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $86,054
Average Home Value $115,746


Total Households 792
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 502
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 0.44% 0.55%
Households 0.41% 0.55%
Families 0.12% 0.36%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   4.11%

Galesburg, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galesburg 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 # 291 58th
Population Density # 211 70th
Diversity Index # 256 63rd
Median Household Income # 582 16th
Per Capita Income # 585 16th

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