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The Village of East Galesburg had a population of 771 as of July 1, 2016. East Galesburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Galesburg is located at latitude 40.9428 and longitude -90.311 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Village of East Galesburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 774 feet.

The Village of East Galesburg (GNIS ID: 2398775) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of East Galesburg is located within Township of Knox, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Galesburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Galesburg: Randall.

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East Galesburg, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 771
Population in Households 771
Population in Familes 565
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 564
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $110,268
Average Home Value $131,486


Median Household Income $48,755
Average Household Income $67,034
Per Capita Income $31,710
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.03%
Households 0.2% 0.0%
Families -2.82% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

East Galesburg, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Galesburg to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 786 43rd
Population Density1 # 1045 24th
Diversity Index2 # 570 58th
Median Household Income # 826 40th
Per Capita Income # 282 79th

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