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Galatia, Illinois - Basic Facts

Galatia is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Galatia.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Saline County at latitude 37.8406 and longitude -88.6092. Saline County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 417 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Galatia (see map) encompass a land area of 1.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galatia: Gallatia.

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Galatia, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 964
Population in Households 926
Population in Familes 740
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 494
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 409
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 285 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $94,086
Average Home Value $108,129


Median Household Income $39,850
Average Household Income $48,879
Per Capita Income $19,979
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.77% 0.41%
Households 0.88% 0.44%
Families 2.4% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.


Galatia, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galatia to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 721 47th
Population Density1 # 1090 20th
Diversity Index2 # 1079 21st
Median Household Income # 1158 15th
Per Capita Income # 1167 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.