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Galesburg is a township in Knox County, in the Galesburg metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Galesburg. For links to other places called Galesburg, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Galesburg is 40.921N. The longitude is -90.391W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 436.
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21% of Galesburg residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galesburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galesburg was $25,943, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Galesburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Galesburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $502. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $895.
Knox County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galesburg political report.
The average commute time for Galesburg workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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