Galatia, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Galatia, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Galatia had a population of 955 as of July 1, 2015. Galatia ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Galatia is located at latitude 37.842 and longitude -88.6165 in Saline County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Galatia (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Saline County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 417 feet.

The Village of Galatia (GNIS ID: 2398936) 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 Galatia is located within Township of Galatia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saline County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galatia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galatia: Gallatia.

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Galatia, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 955
Population in Households 916
Population in Familes 732
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 489
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 405
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 257
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 280 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $95,652
Average Home Value $113,387


Median Household Income $39,776
Average Household Income $51,187
Per Capita Income $20,798
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.29%
Households 0.53% 0.29%
Families 1.64% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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, 2015 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 # 1092 20th
Diversity Index2 # 1093 20th
Median Household Income # 1147 16th
Per Capita Income # 1120 18th

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