Living in Galesburg, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Galesburg SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
10

Galesburg, IL Cost Of Living

79
Galesburg's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Galesburg, Illinois Info Snack

Galesburg is a city in Knox County, Illinois, United States. This city is forty-five miles northwest of Peoria. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 32,195. It is the county seat of Knox County. Galesburg is home to Knox College, a private four-year liberal arts college, and Carl Sandburg College, a two-year community college.
Population
30,986
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
22.3%
Median Home
$76,000
Median Income
$36,926
Median Rent
$638

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Map Of Galesburg, IL

Population over time in Galesburg

Year Population % Change
2017 30,986 -0.7%
2016 31,215 -0.8%
2015 31,469 -0.7%
2014 31,696 -0.6%
2013 31,898 -0.2%
2012 31,946 -0.3%
2011 32,038 -0.4%
2010 32,158 -0.1%
2009 32,176 -

Race / Ethnicity in Galesburg

White
75.2% (23,305)
African American
13.4% (4,164)
American Indian
0.1% (21)
Asian
1.5% (478)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (130)
Two Or More
1.6% (494)
Hispanic
7.7% (2,394)
Race Galesburg IL USA
White 75.2% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 13.4% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.7% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Galesburg, Illinois

Less than $10,000
9.2% (283,528)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.8% (304,731)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.2% (470,164)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.0% (402,364)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.0% (496,052)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.7% (518,980)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.9% (275,639)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.5% (231,014)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.4% (75,689)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (40,433)
Income Galesburg IL USA
Less than $10,000 9.2% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.8% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.2% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.0% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.0% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.7% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.9% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.5% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Galesburg

Female
47.9% (14,846)
Male
52.1% (16,139)
Gender Galesburg IL USA
Female 47.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 52.1% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Galesburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (619)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (3,098)
High School / GED
37.0% (11,464)
Some College
24.0% (7,436)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,788)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (3,098)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,549)
Professional Degree
2.0% (619)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (309)
Education Galesburg IL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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