Galesburg, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 124 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.3%
 
Males: 51  (41.5%)
Females: 73  (58.5%)
Median resident age:  52.3 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 66740

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,307 (it was $32,250 in 2000)
Galesburg:

$27,307
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,825 (it was $12,713 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,557 (it was $27,800 in 2000)
Galesburg:

$55,557
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $51,784; Detached houses: $48,361; Mobile homes: $46,361
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  • Races in Galesburg, KS (2010)

    Galesburg races chart
    • 12196.0%White alone
    • 32.4%Hispanic
    • 10.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.8%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Galesburg: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.7%), Irish (8.9%), Polish (8.9%), Italian (5.4%), English (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

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: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galesburg city:

  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 23.7%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,012 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $729 (1.7%)

Galesburg satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-6.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Galesburg, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Galesburg, Kansas average temperatures Galesburg, Kansas average precipitation Galesburg, Kansas humidity Galesburg, Kansas wind speed Galesburg, Kansas snowfall Galesburg, Kansas sunshine Galesburg, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Galesburg-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 84% 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 slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 235.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 236.9 miles away from Galesburg center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 203.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 306.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 311.9 miles away from Galesburg center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 320.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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 Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galesburg topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • PARSONS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARSONS, KS)
  • BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PARSONS, KS)
  • KATY MEMORIAL HOSP (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PARSONS, KS)
  • INDEPENDENT STRIDES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PARSONS, KS)

Airports located in Galesburg:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galesburg:

  • Allen County Community College (about 33 miles; Iola, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,089)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 37 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 50 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 56 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Crowder College (about 72 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Emporia State University (about 80 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Rogers State University (about 82 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)

Public elementary/middle school in Galesburg:

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 31.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

20.2

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

GALESBURG, CITY OF (Population served: 124, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2009), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-06-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.6%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.6% 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

Galesburg compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Kansas average:

11.3

Galesburg travel time to work - commute Galesburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (28%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,47514
Evangelical Protestant3,00021
Catholic2,5003
Black Protestant3092
Other1352
None7,093-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Neosho County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Neosho County:

29.3%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$578
Firefighters 0$0 2$175
Water Supply 0$0 1$285
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,038

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)

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allen County, KS  0.65% ($23,026 average AGI)
from Labette County, KS  0.55% ($27,545)
from Crawford County, KS  0.45% ($24,074)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,188 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allen County, KS  0.80% ($22,271 average AGI)
to Crawford County, KS  0.48% ($26,931)
to Labette County, KS  0.43% ($23,962)

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
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Galesburg, KS
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