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Population in 2012: 124 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.3%
 

Males: 62  (50.5%)
Females: 62  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  50.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 66740

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,621 (it was $32,250 in 2000)
Galesburg:

$30,621
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,213

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,187 (it was $27,800 in 2000)
Galesburg:

$57,187
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $50,886; Detached houses: $47,056; Mobile homes: $68,125
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  • White alone - 121 (96.0%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Galesburg: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.7%), Irish (11.7%), Polish (8.8%), English (6.6%), Italian (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 721 people per square mile 
 
 (low).




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For population 25 years and over in Galesburg:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 17.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galesburg city:

  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.4%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

6 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe).

This city:  5.7%
Kansas:  5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $833 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $709 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (98.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (333.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Thayer, KS (2.6 miles ), Erie, KS (3.0 miles ), Earlton, KS (3.2 miles) , Parsons, KS (3.2 miles ), St. Paul, KS (3.2 miles ), Chanute, KS (3.9 miles ), Altoona, KS (4.1 miles ), Walnut, KS (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 37.47 N, Longitude: 95.36 W

Area code: 620

Galesburg household income distribution Galesburg home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-6.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Woodworkers (16%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (6%)


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Tornado activity:

Galesburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Galesburg city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 9/27/1959, a category F4 tornado 28.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galesburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Neosho County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Galesburg:

  • ARKHAVEN AT ERIE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ERIE, KS)
  • PARSONS PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARSONS, KS)
  • PARSONS STATE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PARSONS, KS)

Airports located in Galesburg:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galesburg:

  • Pittsburg State University (about 37 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,143)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 56 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • Crowder College (about 72 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)
  • Emporia State University (about 80 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Rogers State University (about 82 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 2,643)
  • Butler Community College (about 87 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 98 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)

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Notable location: Galesburg Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Galesburg include: Galesburg Christian Church (A), Galesburg United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Neosho County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

16.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Galesburg and their reported violations in the past:

GALESBURG, CITY OF (Population served: 150, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - In JUL-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2001)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2000 and SEP-18-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-21-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1999)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and OCT-22-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.7%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Galesburg, KS

Galesburg compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Galesburg travel time to work - commute


Galesburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (7%)

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Religion statistics for Galesburg city (based on Neosho County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.42%
Here58.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents24.8%18.2%12.3%10.8%5.7%
Congregations8.3%22.2%8.3%5.6%8.3%
NameAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents5.3%5.3%3.3%3.2%11.3%
Congregations2.8%5.6%2.8%2.8%33.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Neosho County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Neosho County:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Neosho County:

10.8%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$250
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$230
Firefighters 0$0 1$100
Fire - Other 0$0 1$50
Water Supply 0$0 1$480
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,110

Galesburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($217.74)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($193.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($72.58)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($56.45)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($16.13)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($16.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($16.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $10,000 ($80.65)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($48.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($88.71)

Galesburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($64.52)
    All Other: $8,000 ($64.52)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($48.39)
    All Other: $2,000 ($16.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($40.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($225.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($40.32)
    General Support: $2,000 ($16.13)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($104.84)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($40.32)

Galesburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $203,000 ($1637.10)

5.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Allen County, KS  0.69% ($24,500 average AGI)
from Wilson County, KS  0.67% ($21,744)
from Labette County, KS  0.36% ($22,762)


7.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wilson County, KS  0.60% ($22,629 average AGI)
to Allen County, KS  0.56% ($20,485)
to Labette County, KS  0.54% ($20,813)

Strongest AM radio stations in Galesburg:

  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KLKC (1540 AM; 0 kW; PARSONS, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galesburg:

  • KLKC-FM (93.5 FM; PARSONS, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KGGF-FM (104.1 FM; FREDONIA, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KINZ (95.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, KS; Owner: SUTCLIFFE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KARF (91.9 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KKOY-FM (105.5 FM; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTHA-LP (100.5 FM; THAYER, KS; Owner: THAYER SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Galesburg:

  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K54GC (Channel 54; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Galesburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0JHW
    Grant Date: 06/18/1991, Expiration Date: 06/18/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/19/2003
    Registrant: Josh E White, Box 81, Galesburg, KS 66740
  • Call Sign: NB0V, Licensee ID: L01310752
    Grant Date: 08/02/2007, Expiration Date: 10/31/2017, Certifier: James R White
    Registrant: James R White, Box 127, Galesburg, KS 66740
  • Call Sign: NB0X, Previous Call Sign: KA0OFR
    Grant Date: 05/10/1988, Expiration Date: 05/10/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2000
    Registrant: Randall F Brungardt, Box 99, Galesburg, KS 66740
  • Call Sign: KC0REH, Licensee ID: L00772320
    Grant Date: 11/24/2003, Expiration Date: 11/24/2013, Certifier: James B Coover
    Registrant: James B Coover, 6165 Jackson Rd, Galesburg, KS 66740

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2882N , Serial Number: 13143, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Britton J White, 7625 Kiowa Rd, Galesburg, KS 66740, Other Owners: Ronald E Ryburn, Paige P Mayfield
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4885Z , Serial Number: 22-8467, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph R Jr Fisher, 9295 Highway 47, Galesburg, KS 66740
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-36-285 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 255 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 6-285-A (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55993 , Serial Number: 36-7360025, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Ziva Karsenti, Po Box 6, Galesburg, KS 66740
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92254 , Serial Number: 16710, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joseph R Jr Fisher, 9295 Highway 47, Galesburg, KS 66740, Other Owners: Diann A Fisher


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13

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