Galatia, IL Population

Population: 1,013. Estimated population in July 2020: 988 (-2.5% change)
Males: 435 (42.9%), Females: 578 (57.1%)

Saline County

Zip code: 62935

Median resident age: 42.9 years
Median household income: $23,750
Median house value: $45,500

Races in Galatia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: Irish (19.6%), German (18.6%), United States (16.5%), English (12.1%), French (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).

Elevation: 397 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Galatia

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galatia village

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+0.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Galatia:

  • HARRISBURG MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; HARRISBURG, IL)
  • FERRELL HOSPITAL INC (about 12 miles; ELDORADO, IL)
  • HAMILTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; MCLEANSBORO, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Galatia:

  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 28 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 37 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 45 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Galatia:

  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 7 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; Abbreviation: HSB)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 25 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • CARMI MUNI (about 39 miles; CARMI, IL; Abbreviation: CUL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galatia:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 34 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 42 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 68 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 75 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,440)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY-TRINITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; NEWBURGH, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,986)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
Public high school in Galatia:

  • GALATIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 200 NORTH MCKINLEY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Galatia:

  • GALATIA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: RR 2, BOX 168; Grades: PK – 06)
  • GALATIA JR HIGH (Students: 67; Location: 200 NORTH MCKINLEY; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Galatia:

  • GALATIA P.L.D. (Operating income: $91,212; Location: 217 S. MAIN CROSS STREET; 1,560 books; 99 audio materials; 73 video materials; 30 serial subscriptions)

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