Galesburg is a city located in Knox County Illinois. Galesburg has a 2020 population of 29,684. It is also the county seat of Knox County. Galesburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -7.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,180 in 2010.
The average household income in Galesburg is $51,294 with a poverty rate of 21.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $637 per month, and the median house value is $75,900. The median age in Galesburg is 40.3 years, 38.1 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Galesburgwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 63.27%.
90.69% of Galesburg residents speak only English, while 9.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.40% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Galesburg is Black, with 62.36% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Galesburg is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.95%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Galesburg
95.16% of Galesburg residents were born in the United States, with 75.37% having been born in Illinois. 4.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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