East Galesburg, Illinois Population 2024

714

East Galesburg is a city located in Knox County Illinois. East Galesburg has a 2024 population of 714. East Galesburg is currently declining at a rate of -1.79% annually and its population has decreased by -5.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 759 in 2020.

The average household income in East Galesburg is $89,138 with a poverty rate of 9.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Galesburg is 51.9 years, 50.2 years for males, and 55.2 years for females.

East Galesburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Galesburg was:

  • White: 96.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Native American: 1.13%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
522.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.93% (-45)
The current population of East Galesburg, Illinois is 714 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 759.

East Galesburg, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White59696.44%
Two or more races142.27%
Native American71.13%
Asian10.16%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

East Galesburg Population by Race

East Galesburg Population Pyramid 2024

East Galesburg Median Age

51.9

Total

50.2

Male

55.2

Female

East Galesburg Adults

There are 519 adults, (182 of whom are seniors) in East Galesburg.

East Galesburg Age Dependency

83.4

Age Dependency Ratio

54

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

East Galesburg Sex Ratio

Female32452.43%
Male29447.57%

East Galesburg Population by Age

East Galesburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2912.1281.818.2
Married1372.5693.46.6
Non Family1151.36733
Female29379.320.7
Male1031000
showing: 5 rows

2.57

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Galesburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Galesburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Galesburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

East Galesburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,074

Average Earnings

$56,250

Average Male

$41,719

Average Female

East Galesburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Galesburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Galesburg Language

96.71% of East Galesburg residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

East Galesburg Language

East Galesburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White595569.41%
Asian11100%
showing: 2 rows

9.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.82%

Male Poverty Rate

10.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Galesburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Galesburg is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Galesburg is White, with 9.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.45%.

East Galesburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater18.18%
Less Than 9th Grade9.68%
High School9.59%
Some College4.04%
showing: 4 rows

East Galesburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed5.44%
Female Employed3.95%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

East Galesburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Galesburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Galesburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

East Galesburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Galesburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

East Galesburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Galesburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

50

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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East Galesburg Veterans by War

count

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East Galesburg Veterans by Age

count

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East Galesburg Veterans by Race

East Galesburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

20%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Galesburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

East Galesburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Galesburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Galesburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.44%

Born in East Galesburg

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of East Galesburg residents were born in the United States, with 85.44% having been born in Illinois. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Galesburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029649-13-1.96%
2028662-13-1.93%
2027675-13-1.89%
2026688-13-1.85%
2025701-13-1.82%
2024714-13-1.79%
2023727-13-1.76%
2022740-13-1.73%
2021753-6-0.79%
2020759-12-1.56%
2019771-7-0.9%
2018778-9-1.14%
2017787-7-0.88%
2016794-2-0.25%
2015796-9-1.12%
201480520.25%
2013803-4-0.5%
2012807-7-0.86%
2011814-2-0.25%
2010816
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East Galesburg Population by Year