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People

Total Population 1,953
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 752
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 37.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,375
% Above Poverty Level 71.9%
% Below Poverty Level 28.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $606
Median House Value $70,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.8%
US/American 0%
English 13.9%
Irish 8.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Galesburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles E of Kalamazoo, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles NW of Toledo, Ohio
County Kalamazoo
Metro Area Kalamazoo - Battle Creek
Standard Zip Codes 49053
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.288
Longitude -85.418

Galesburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GULL LAKE BIOL STA
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Station BATTLE CREEK 5 NW
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Station THREE RIVERS
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Augusta 878 $51,458
Climax 736 $62,333
Kalamazoo 75,499 $45,086
Parchment 2,016 $43,854
Richland 845 $79,063
Springfield 5,216 $41,696

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Galesburg Public Libraries

Library
Galesburg Memorial Library
188 E. MICHIGAN AVE.
Galesburg, Michigan
(616) 665-7839

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Galesburg High Schools

GALESBURG-AUGUSTA HIGH SCHOOL
1076 N. 37TH STREET
269-484-2010
Serves 400 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

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