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Galatia is a village in Saline County, in the Harrisburg metro area.

The community was named after American political leader Albert Gallatin
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Galatia. For links to other places called Galatia, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Galatia is 37.840N. The longitude is -88.609W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 420 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 992.


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Median household income
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$23,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Galatia demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Galatia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saline County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62935 ZIP code.

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20% of Galatia residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galatia ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galatia was $12,810, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Galatia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Galatia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $192.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $512.


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Libraries in Galatia include Galatia Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Galatia workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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