Galesburg, Michigan Population 2024

2,048

Galesburg is a city located in Kalamazoo County Michigan. Galesburg has a 2024 population of 2,048. Galesburg is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by -0.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,050 in 2020.

The average household income in Galesburg is $55,758 with a poverty rate of 21.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Galesburg is 38.5 years, 35.5 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Galesburg Demographics

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

  • White: 83.18%
  • Two or more races: 8.75%
  • Black or African American: 7.44%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,445.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.1% (-2)
The current population of Galesburg, Michigan is 2,048 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,050.

Galesburg, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,72183.18%
Two or more races1818.75%
Black or African American1547.44%
Other race90.43%
Native American40.19%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Galesburg Population by Race

Galesburg Population Pyramid 2024

Galesburg Median Age

38.5

Total

35.5

Male

41.1

Female

Galesburg Adults

There are 1,589 adults, (380 of whom are seniors) in Galesburg.

Galesburg Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Galesburg Sex Ratio

Female1,06951.67%
Male1,00048.33%

Galesburg Population by Age

Galesburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7762.5260.139.9
Married3093.1476.423.6
Non Family2771.1852.747.3
Female1683.4348.251.8
Male223.8613.686.4

3.12

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Galesburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade281.97%
9th to 12th Grade1057.37%
High School Graduate67847.61%
Some College36225.42%
Associates Degree1137.94%
Bachelors Degree1017.09%
Graduate Degree372.6%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Galesburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Galesburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1831,078125
Black1381240
2+ Races73599
Hispanic614710
Other Race774
Native American440

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 other race people with a rate of 57.14%.

Galesburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,357$40,179$29,091
Less Than 9th Grade$30,000$33,036$21,250
High School Graduate$34,722$38,250$31,875
Some College$36,250$41,250$22,917
Bachelors Degree$48,125$58,958$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$123,125

$35,357

Average Earnings

$40,179

Average Male

$29,091

Average Female

Galesburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galesburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Galesburg Language

97.94% of Galesburg residents speak only English, while 2.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.8% of the population.

Galesburg Language

Galesburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,64231819.37%
Black1217965.29%
Multiple1812011.05%
Hispanic1031918.45%

21.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.1%

Male Poverty Rate

24.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galesburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galesburg is Black, with 65.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galesburg is Multiple, with 11.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.74%.

Galesburg Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.53%
Some College23.75%
High School21.22%
Bachelors or Greater15.08%

Galesburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed81.82%
Female Employed15.84%
Male Employed8.32%
Male Unemployed6.45%

Galesburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galesburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$45,385$55,758
Families$52,279$64,162
Married Families$70,583$-999,999,999
Non Families$22,350$34,280

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Galesburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Galesburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Galesburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

101

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam40
First Gulf War24
Second Gulf War6
Korea0
World War II0

Galesburg Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7432
55 to 6429
75+24
35 to 5416
18 to 340

Galesburg Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White554.17%
Black2918.83%
Hispanic1716.67%
2+ Races1414%
Other Race333.33%

Galesburg Veterans by Race

Galesburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galesburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Galesburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Galesburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

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

81.39%

Born in Galesburg

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.1%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Galesburg residents were born in the United States, with 81.39% having been born in Michigan. 0.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Galesburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,045-1-0.05%
20282,04600%
20272,046-1-0.05%
20262,04700%
20252,047-1-0.05%
20242,04800%
20232,048-1-0.05%
20222,04900%
20212,049-1-0.05%
20202,050-42-2.01%
20192,09230.14%
20182,08930.14%
20172,086100.48%
20162,076110.53%
20152,06530.15%
20142,06280.39%
20132,054140.69%
20122,040170.84%
20112,02390.45%
20102,01400%

Galesburg Population by Year