Galesburg is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,074 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Galesburg who work in management occupations (11.47%), office and administrative support (10.98%), and sales jobs (7.64%).
The overall education level of Galesburg citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.55% of adults in Galesburg have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Galesburg in 2010 was $32,415, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,660 for a family of four. However, Galesburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Dutch, English, Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Galesburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.