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East Galesburg, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of East Galesburg had a population of 750 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Galesburg: Randall.

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


Total Population 750
Daytime Population: Workers 102
Daytime Population: Residents 339
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 441
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 750
Population in Familes 549
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 549
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $50,927
Average Household Income $72,233
Per Capita Income $34,151


Total Housing Units 336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $131,039


Total Households 315
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 174
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 -0.2% -0.57%
Households -0.17% -0.64%
Families -2.81% -0.82%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

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, 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 # 787 43rd
Population Density # 1052 23rd
Diversity Index # 589 57th
Median Household Income # 794 42nd
Per Capita Income # 246 82nd

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