Galesburg, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 109 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -30.6%
Males: 51  (47.2%)
Females: 58  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  49.3 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58035

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,856 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Galesburg:

$30,856
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $44,132 (it was $15,507 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $31,628 (it was $23,100 in 2000)
Galesburg:

$31,628
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $33,278; Detached houses: $33,278

Median gross rent in 2012: $275.

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  • White alone - 106 (98.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Galesburg: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (47.7%), German (35.6%), Irish (6.1%), Swedish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1075 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 651 people per square mile   (low).

Galesburg, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Galesburg:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galesburg city:

  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 27.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 34.3%

4 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).

This city:  2.5%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $489 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.7%)

Galesburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (39.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (254.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (608.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clifford, ND (2.3 miles) , Blanchard, ND (3.2 miles) , Hunter, ND (3.2 miles ), Erie, ND (3.3 miles) , Page, ND (3.3 miles ), Arthur, ND (3.8 miles ), Hope, ND (3.9 miles ), Portland, ND (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,300

Latitude: 47.27 N, Longitude: 97.41 W

Area code: 701

Galesburg household income distribution Galesburg home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-1.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (47%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (41%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Construction (49%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (17%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)

Average climate in Galesburg, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Galesburg-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Galesburg city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galesburg-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 663.3 miles away from Galesburg center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 122.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 232.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 105.7 miles away from Galesburg center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 245.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Traill County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 24, Storms: 14, Snows: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galesburg topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galesburg:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 39 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 42 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 42 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • University of North Dakota (about 48 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 79 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 83 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 93 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

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Notable location: Galesburg Fire Protection District Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Traill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

GALESBURG CITY OF (Population served: 108, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.6%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 75.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.8%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Galesburg compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Galesburg (2011 data):

  • Dakota Heritage Bank of North Dakota: Paying And Receiving Branch at Dakota Avenue, branch established on 1968/09/16. Info updated 2009/04/07: Bank assets: $126.1 mil, Deposits: $113.3 mil, headquarters in Hunter, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Hunter Holding Company

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:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 86.32%
Here: 86.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents75.3%12.5%3.3%3.3%5.6%
Congregations64.3%7.1%3.6%7.1%17.9%
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: 5
Traill County:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Traill County:

9.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

11.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Traill County:

30.1%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

13.0%
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 1$500
Water Supply 0$0 1$360
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$50
Totals for Government 0$0 3$910

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($174.31)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($146.79)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($137.61)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($36.70)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($27.52)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($18.35)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($18.35)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($18.35)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($9.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($9.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($238.53)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($119.27)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($18.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($73.39)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($36.70)
    Rents: $1,000 ($9.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($128.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($55.05)
    General Support: $4,000 ($36.70)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($100.92)
    NEC: $1,000 ($9.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $160,000 ($1467.89)

6.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.35% ($33,262 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  1.09% ($43,794)


6.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

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 Cass County, ND  1.82% ($42,667 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  1.12% ($37,657)

Strongest AM radio stations in Galesburg:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galesburg:

  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVMI (103.9 FM; ARTHUR, ND; Owner: VISION MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KMAV-FM (105.5 FM; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDJZ (100.7 FM; HARWOOD, ND; Owner: TOM INGSTAD NORTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Galesburg:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 47.271167 Lon: -97.408028, Call Sign: WQGZ854
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.412 MHz, 457.412 MHz, 452.462 MHz, 457.462 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2007, Expiration Date: 06/06/2017, Certifier: Larry Erickson
    Registrant: Commenco Inc, 4901 Bristol Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64129, Phone: (816) 753-2166, Fax: (816) 753-3688, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi.Ne Of Galesburg (Lat: 46.279139 Lon: -97.340917), Structure height: 224 m, Call Sign: KPJ859
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.412 MHz, 455.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2000, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Kxjb-Tv, 1350 21st Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58103, Phone: (701) 282-0444, Fax: (701) 461-9197, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • GREENFIELD, 13.7 Km W Of (Lat: 47.274139 Lon: -97.238417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPOM888, Licensee ID: L00004985
    Assigned Frequencies: 7112.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2000, Expiration Date: 04/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2003, Certifier: Mark J Lande
    Registrant: Prairie Public Broadcasting, Inc.
  • GREENFIELD, 13.7 Km W Of (Lat: 47.274139 Lon: -97.238417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPOM890, Licensee ID: L00004985
    Assigned Frequencies: 7112.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2000, Expiration Date: 04/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2003, Certifier: Mark J Lande
    Registrant: Prairie Public Broadcasting, Inc.
  • Galesburg, 3.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 47.279111 Lon: -97.340889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 213.3 m, Overall height: 224 m, Call Sign: WPSH844
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/2001, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Certifier: C M Gehring Gen
    Registrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Ave N.W, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4011, Fax: (202) 955-7719, Email:
  • 3.1mi E 75 Mi N (Lat: 47.279139 Lon: -97.338694), Structure height: 627.9 m, Call Sign: KAV95, Licensee ID: L00010623
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHz, 7000.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/1979, Expiration Date: 04/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/25/1999
    Registrant: Reiten Television Inc, 1811 N 15th St Box 1617, Bismarck, ND 58501
  • 3.1 Mi E, .75 Mi N Of (Lat: 47.279139 Lon: -97.340917), Structure height: 601.1 m, Overall height: 589.5 m, Call Sign: WKG66, Licensee ID: L00008167
    Assigned Frequencies: 7025.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/1977, Expiration Date: 04/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/22/2004
    Registrant: Catamount Broadcasting Of Fargo LLC, 1350 21st Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58103-5237


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Galesburg)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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