Galesburg, Michigan Population 2020

2,088

Galesburg is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 2,088, it is the 245th largest city in Michigan and the 7444th largest city in the United States. Galesburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 3.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,009 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Galesburg has a population density of 1,479 people per square mile.

The average household income in Galesburg is $39,536 with a poverty rate of 30.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $647 per month, and the median house value is $69,200. The median age in Galesburg is 36.7 years, 34.8 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.2 males.

Galesburg Demographics

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

  • White: 90.47%
  • Black or African American: 5.09%
  • Two or more races: 4.20%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Galesburg, Michigan is 2,088, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,074.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,009.

Galesburg, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,91890.47%
Black or African American1085.09%
Two or More Races894.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.24%

Galesburg Population Pyramid 2020

Galesburg Median Age

36.7


Total

34.8


Male

37.5


Female

Galesburg Adults

There are 1,527 adults, (247 of whom are seniors) in Galesburg.

Galesburg Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Galesburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,145

54.01%

Male

975

45.99%

Galesburg Households and Families

Galesburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Galesburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
Male56.1%43.9%
All50.2%49.8%
Non Family39.8%60.2%
Female36.7%63.3%

50.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8422.3750.2
Non Family3791.1839.8
Married2473.2372.9
Female1503.4336.7
Male663.6256.1

3.08

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

13.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Galesburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade463.43%
9th to 12th Grade1239.18%
High School Graduate59744.55%
Some College37928.28%
Associates Degree947.01%
Bachelors Degree614.55%
Graduate Degree402.99%

Galesburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1961,06595
Black87733
Multiple Races33123
Hispanic29193
Native American55

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 hispanic people with a rate of 10.34%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,694$28,269$21,161
Less Than High School$15,341$15,455$
High School Grad$22,105$24,167$18,929
Some College$28,967$41,000$19,688
Bachelors Degree$44,583$44,375$70,417
Graduate Degree$26,146$$25,625

$25,694

Average Earnings

$28,269

Average Male

$21,161

Average Female

Galesburg Language

Galesburg Language by Age

Galesburg Language

98.56% of Galesburg residents speak only English, while 1.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Galesburg Poverty

Galesburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,80751328.39%
Multiple845363.10%
Black912729.67%
Hispanic391333.33%

30.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.29%

Male Poverty Rate

37.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galesburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galesburg is Multiple, with 63.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galesburg is White, with 28.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.75%
High School31.15%
Some College17.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.37%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed80.95%
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed26.29%
Male Employed12.83%

Galesburg Income

Galesburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,667$39,536
Families$37,083$42,817
Married Families$48,839-
Non Families$25,792$31,821

Galesburg Marital Status

Galesburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Galesburg Married by Age and Sex

Galesburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Galesburg Marital Status by Race

Galesburg Veterans

135

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam44
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War11
World War II4
Korea
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6443
65 to 7441
35 to 5429
75+15
18 to 347
Name Veterans % of Total
White1077.79%
Black2221.36%
2 or More613.33%
Hispanic48.89%

$Galesburg Veterans by Education

8.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galesburg Employment Status

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Galesburg Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.80%

Born in Michigan

99.20%

Native Born

0.80%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.20% of Galesburg residents were born in the United States, with 85.80% having been born in Michigan. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,08870.34%
20192,08170.34%
20182,07410.05%
20172,07370.34%
20162,06670.34%
20152,05930.15%
20142,05630.15%
20132,053140.69%
20122,039160.79%
20112,02390.45%
20102,0140.00%