Galesburg is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,043 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Galesburg is the 355th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Galesburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Galesburg is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Galesburg who work in office and administrative support (12.66%), management occupations (10.05%), and sales jobs (8.22%).
As is often the case in a small city, Galesburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Galesburg, just 7.67% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Galesburg in 2010 was $17,845, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,380 for a family of four.
The people who call Galesburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Galesburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Galesburg include English, Dutch, Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Galesburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.