Galesburg, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 2,081 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 
Males: 937  (45.1%)
Females: 1,144  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

33.6 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49053.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,091 (it was $34,663 in 2000)
Galesburg:

$36,091
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,478 (it was $16,785 in 2000)

Galesburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,699 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
Galesburg:

$79,699
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $229,105; detached houses: $227,473; townhouses or other attached units: $290,517; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,160; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $199,678; mobile homes: $38,233

Median gross rent in 2019: $649.

March 2019 cost of living index in Galesburg: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.6%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Black residents, 32.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Galesburg, MI (2019)
    • 1,88086.7%White alone
    • 1436.6%Two or more races
    • 733.4%Black alone
    • 582.7%Hispanic
    • 60.3%American Indian alone

Races in Galesburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Galesburg, Michigan as of May 06, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Galesburg is 90 to 1.


Crime rates in Galesburg by year

Type

2011

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(49.8)
5
(245.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.2)
3
(146.6)
2
(97.6)
2
(97.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(896.9)
14
(688.6)
23
(1,124)
2
(97.6)
1
(48.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(1,046)
37
(1,820)
30
(1,466)
18
(878.0)
12
(583.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(49.8)
3
(147.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(97.6)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index148.5354.2166.769.385.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Galesburg, MI

Crime rate in Galesburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Michigan average:

1.74
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Ancestries: American (25.6%), German (14.6%), Dutch (10.1%), English (9.3%), Irish (8.5%), European (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 830 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,497 people per square mile   (low).

Galesburg, Michigan map

23 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Michigan:

6.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Galesburg city:

1.5% ($977)
Michigan:

1.3% ($1,461)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kalamazoo, MI (8.5 miles , pop. 77,145).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (85.1 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (120.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Greater Galesburg, MI (0.8 miles ),
Augusta, MI (2.2 miles ),
Comstock Northwest, MI (2.3 miles ),
Climax, MI (2.3 miles ),
Richland, MI (2.5 miles ),
Eastwood, MI (2.6 miles ),
South Gull Lake, MI (2.6 miles ),
Parchment, MI (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.29 N, Longitude: 85.42 W

Area code: 269

Distribution of median household income in Galesburg, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Galesburg, MI in 2019
Galesburg satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $160,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Galesburg, MI residents
Average permit cost in Galesburg, MI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Michigan:

6.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +113 (+6.0%).
Most common industries in Galesburg, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Paper (3.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Galesburg, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Galesburg, Michigan

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Galesburg, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.08
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Galesburg-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Galesburg city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galesburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 3.7 miles away from Galesburg center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 295.5 miles away from Galesburg center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 224.2 miles away from Galesburg center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 272.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kalamazoo County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galesburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Galesburg:

  • ARBORIDGE CARE CENTER (1080 N 35TH ST)
  • LAURELS OF GALESBURG (THE) (1080 N 35TH ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Galesburg:

  • FOUNDATION FOR BEHAVIORAL RESOURCES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; AUGUSTA, MI)
  • FMC - GULL ROAD (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • ALLIANCE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • BORGESS GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • BATTLE CREEK VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 7 miles away; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • FMC - KALAMAZOO EAST (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • BORGESS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; KALAMAZOO, MI)

Amtrak stations near Galesburg:

  • 9 miles: KALAMAZOO (459 N. BURDICK ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.
  • 13 miles: BATTLE CREEK (104 CAPITAL AVE. SW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galesburg:

  • Western Michigan University (about 11 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; Full-time enrollment: 20,840)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 13 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 15 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Davenport University (about 40 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 45 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Calvin College (about 46 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 49 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)

Public high schools in Galesburg:

Public elementary/middle school in Galesburg:

See full list of schools located in Galesburg

Library in Galesburg:

  • GALESBURG MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $78,844; Location: 188 EAST MICHIGAN AVENUE; 26,426 books; 641 audio materials; 999 video materials; 25 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Galesburg: Galesburgh Memorial Library (A), Galesburgh Memorial Museum (B), Galesburg City Hall (C), Galesburg - Charleston Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Galesburg: Congregational United Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Shafter Cemetery (1), Galesburg Old Cemetery (2), Oak Grove Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Galesburg: Congregational United Church of Christ Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: William Rufus Shafter - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Kalamazoo 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 (Population served: 2,377, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHARLESTON TOWNSHIP (Address: 1499 S 38TH ST , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Galesburg that have no violations reported:

  • HICKORY RIDGE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.9%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
28 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
88 people in nursing homes in 2000
21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Galesburg (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Galesburg Branch at 84 West Michigan Avenue, branch established on 1939/12/04. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Galesburg:

Marital status in Galesburg, MI
  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 20.9%

For population 25 years and over in Galesburg:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Galesburg
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Religion statistics for Galesburg, MI (based on Kalamazoo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant37,002118
Mainline Protestant24,15560
Catholic23,8769
Other6,30628
Black Protestant4,14010
Orthodox2751
None154,577-
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: 41
This county:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Kalamazoo County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
Kalamazoo County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
This county:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 177
This county:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kalamazoo County:

8.9%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kalamazoo County:

27.9%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Galesburg:

50.6%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.6%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Galesburg:

20.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.5%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Galesburg:

58.5%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Galesburg, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,874$47,2442$1,579
Sewerage 2$1,386$8,3160$0
Water Supply 2$2,775$16,6500$0
Parks and Recreation 2$2,312$13,8721$444
Streets and Highways 2$2,775$16,6500$0
Financial Administration 1$3,315$39,7800$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,707$44,4848$787
Totals for Government 12$24,142$24,14211$2,810

Galesburg government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $309,000 ($148.49)
    Sewerage: $288,000 ($138.40)
    Police Protection: $168,000 ($80.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $74,000 ($35.56)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($28.35)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($13.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($11.05)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($9.13)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($4.81)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($3.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($1.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($1.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $37,000 ($17.78)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($7.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $326,000 ($156.66)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($13.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $337,000 ($161.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($15.38)

Galesburg government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $196,000 ($94.19)
    Other: $11,000 ($5.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,000 ($16.82)
    Rents: $6,000 ($2.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($1.92)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.96)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $358,000 ($172.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $206,000 ($98.99)
    General Local Government Support: $187,000 ($89.86)
    Highways: $164,000 ($78.81)
  • Tax - Property: $285,000 ($136.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $21,000 ($10.09)
    Other License: $5,000 ($2.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.48)

Galesburg government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,593,000 ($765.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,567,000 ($753.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $151,000 ($72.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000 ($60.07)

Galesburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,108,000 ($1012.97)

5.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($84,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($491 average AGI)
Kalamazoo County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Van Buren County, MI  0.65% ($47,005 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, MI  0.48% ($41,742)
from Allegan County, MI  0.43% ($42,197)


6.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
Kalamazoo County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Van Buren County, MI  0.62% ($63,000 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  0.47% ($48,242)
to Allegan County, MI  0.39% ($42,765)

Businesses in Galesburg, MI

  • Ford: 1
  • McDonald's: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Galesburg:

  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; daytime; 4 kW; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKPR (1420 AM; 1 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WRCC (1400 AM; 1 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galesburg:

  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFAT (96.5 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W247AM (97.3 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W258AH (99.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W262AF (100.3 FM; PARCHMENT, MI; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBXX (95.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKDS (89.9 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: BD OF EDUC SCHOOL DISTR OF CITY)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W223AE (92.5 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Galesburg:

  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOBC-CA (Channel 20; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • W21BS (Channel 21; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOKZ-CA (Channel 50; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Galesburg fatal accident list:

Oct 26, 2015 07:33 PM, Beckwith Dr, Burgess Dr, Lat: 42.291347, Lon: -85.414592, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 13, 1986 08:20 AM, 96, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.0mTotal length
  • 50,245Total average daily traffic
  • 12,039Total average daily truck traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 26. The highest number of fires - 44 took place in 2008, and the least - 16 in 2014. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Galesburg, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.3%), and Outside Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Galesburg, MI
    • 19845.3%Structure Fires
    • 13631.1%Outside Fires
    • 8719.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 163.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Galesburg, MI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Galesburg, MI
  • 92.4%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Galesburg, MI
  • 60.5%Utility gas
  • 26.0%Electricity
  • 7.0%No fuel used
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Solar energy


Galesburg compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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