East Galesburg, IL Population

Population: 839. Estimated population in July 2020: 799 (-4.8% change)
Males: 412 (49.1%), Females: 427 (50.9%)

Knox County

Zip code: 61430

Median resident age: 41.2 years
Median household income: $41,324
Median house value: $63,100

Races in East Galesburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (19.1%), Irish (13.1%), English (12.9%), United States (9.2%), Swedish (7.4%), Dutch (2.9%).

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in East Galesburg

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Galesburg village

  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +171 (+25.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near East Galesburg:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to East Galesburg:

  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 37 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 48 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • SOUTHEAST IOWA REGIONAL (about 57 miles; BURLINGTON, IA; Abbreviation: BRL)
Other public-use airports nearest to East Galesburg:

  • GALESBURG MUNI (about 8 miles; GALESBURG, IL; Abbreviation: GBG)
  • TRI-COUNTY (about 21 miles; YATES CITY, IL; Abbreviation: 2C6)
  • MONMOUTH MUNI (about 22 miles; MONMOUTH, IL; Abbreviation: C66)
Amtrak station near East Galesburg:

  • 4 miles: GALESBURG (EX-BN) (GALESBURG, 225 S. SEMINARY ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Galesburg:

  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 40 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 42 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 44 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 44 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)

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