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Galesville, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Galesville had a population of 1,517 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Galesville is located at latitude 44.0831 and longitude -91.3587 in Trempealeau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Galesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Trempealeau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 732 feet.

The City of Galesville (GNIS ID: 1583254) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Galesville, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,517
Population in Households 1,494
Population in Familes 1,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 1,107
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 652
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 429
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 468 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 183 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $148,154
Average Home Value $185,768


Median Household Income $55,113
Average Household Income $69,705
Per Capita Income $29,531
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.26%
Households 0.42% 0.27%
Families 1.62% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Galesville, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galesville to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 309 60th
Population Density1 # 212 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 385 51st
Median Household Income # 273 65th
Per Capita Income # 195 75th

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