Galatia, Illinois

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Galatia, Illinois

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High Points

Galatia strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Galatia Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Galatia Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Galatia, Illinois

Comparing Galatia to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Racial Diversity 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Housing Recently Built 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5

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Galatia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles W of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Saline
Standard Zip Codes 62935
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.84
Longitude -88.609

Galatia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station MARION 4 NNE
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
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Galatia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,013 100%
Male 435 42.9%
Female 578 57.1%
Under 18 213 21%
18+ 800 79%
65+ 269 26.6%
Median Age 42.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 994 98.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 11 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.9%

Estimated Galatia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 988
Growth -25
Growth % -2.5%

Galatia Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 24.8%
Irish 19.7%
German 16.8%
English 13.2%
Armenian 5.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Italian 2.5%
Scottish 2.1%
Dutch 1.5%
French Canadian 1.2%
European 1%
Russian 0.9%
Swiss 0.7%
Soviet Union 0.6%
Belgian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Galatia, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brushy (62935)
Cornerville (62935)
Harco (62935)
Long Branch (62935)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Galatia 1,013 $30,833
Broughton 193 $21,250
Carrier Mills 1,886 $35,037
Eldorado 4,534 $30,861
Harrisburg 9,860 $35,667
Raleigh 330 $37,857
Thompsonville 571 $33,750

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Galatia High Schools (2004)

Serves 106 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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