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Galestown is a town in Dorchester County, in the Cambridge metro area.

The community was named after George Gale, pioneer

The latitude of Galestown is 38.566N. The longitude is -75.715W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 98.


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Median household income
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$31,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Galestown demographic reports
Galestown is near the Delaware border

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12% of Galestown residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galestown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galestown was $18,828, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Galestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Galestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $736.


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Dorchester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galestown political report.

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The average commute time for Galestown workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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