Galesburg, IL 61401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Galesburg, IL 61401

Not Acceptable, USPS
Henderson Grove, IL 61401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,060
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,550
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,548
  • County: Knox County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.949, Longitude -90.369
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Galesburg, IL 61401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,335
Daytime Population: Workers 18,177
Daytime Population: Residents 18,679
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,856
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 29,540
Population in Familes 21,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,795
Population Density2 289
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $40,071
Average Household Income $54,655
Per Capita Income $22,898


Total Housing Units 15,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,098 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,322 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,970 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $81,831
Average Home Value $99,836


Total Households 13,420
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 7,561
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.58% -0.75%
Households -0.68% -0.87%
Families -0.93% -1.03%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Galesburg, IL 61401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61401 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 116 92nd
Population Density # 469 66th
Diversity Index # 257 81st
Median Household Income # 1235 10th
Per Capita Income # 1141 17th

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