Galesburg is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,081 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Galesburg is the 355th largest community in Michigan.
Galesburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Galesburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 (11.50%), food service (9.26%), and management occupations (7.92%).
Being a small city, Galesburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Galesburg have a very low rate of college education: just 9.08% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Galesburg in 2018 was $17,656, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $70,624 for a family of four.
Galesburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, Irish, Dutch, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Galesburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.