Galesburg, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Galesburg, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Galesburg had a population of 2,090 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galesburg 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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Galesburg, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,090
Daytime Population: Workers 527
Daytime Population: Residents 1,173
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,700
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 1,973
Population in Familes 1,524
Population in Group Qrtrs 117
Population Density2 1,487
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $37,993
Average Household Income $49,129
Per Capita Income $20,201


Total Housing Units 860 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 486 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 307 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $76,687
Average Home Value $110,288


Total Households 793
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 506
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 0.55% 0.63%
Households 0.48% 0.6%
Families 0.25% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

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, 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 # 291 58th
Population Density # 207 70th
Diversity Index # 257 64th
Median Household Income # 562 19th
Per Capita Income # 556 20th

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