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Galesburg, Michigan
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Location of Galesburg, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Kalamazoo
Area
 • Total 1.45 sq mi (3.76 km2)
 • Land 1.41 sq mi (3.65 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,009
 • Estimate (2012) 2,029
 • Density 1,424.8/sq mi (550.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49053
Area code(s) 269
FIPS code 26-31260
GNIS feature ID 0626603
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  • Full Service Packing - All items in your home are packed by our trustworthy household movers using the most up-to-date packing methods and materials in the industry.
  • Fragile Packing - You define your breakable or high-value items such as dishes, glassware, artwork, fragile furniture, mirrors, etc. and we will professionally pack them with care, while you pack all of your other belongings.
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  • Loading - Each of your belongings is labeled, inventoried and loaded in a systematic process. Additionally, all upholstered furniture is wrapped in stretch wrap, a strong, clear plastic that completely covers the furniture, protecting it from dirt and damage.
  • Transportation - All of our trailers are equipped with air-ride suspension systems to ensure the contents travel in the safest manner possible. All trucks are driven by professional household movers with the best training in the industry.
  • Unloading - Upon arrival, all items are inventoried as they are unloaded. When unloading, furniture, boxes and other belongings are placed in the rooms you designate. Assembly of beds, bookcases and other furniture is available upon request. Additionally, our household movers will protect your new home by using several types of floor runners to prevent stains or scratches on carpet and wood flooring.
Galesburg MI 49053
Excellent service
Very responsive in scheduling my move and coping with changes.  Movers were outstanding for both pick up and delivery.  Competent professionals.  I would absolutely recommend them.
October 03, 2017
Excellent Service.  Highly recommended.
Everyone at Rose moving was a pleasure to work with.  They made you feel very comfortable though out the whole process.  Very professional.
April 04, 2017
Efficient . Professional.
The two young gentleman were here most of the day in a very busy small office environment. They were polite and at times so quiet while working we forgot they were here.
October 30, 2014



Galesburg (Get Moving Estimate for Galesburg, MI) is a city in Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo, MI Mover Reviews) in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,009 at the 2010 census.

Galesburg is located along the north side of the Kalamazoo River in Comstock Charter Township with a portion of the city's east side extending into Charleston (Charleston, Michigan Moving). The city is situated on M-96 and is just north of I-94 (with exits due south of the city's west side and about one mile (1.6 km) to the east). Kalamazoo is about ten miles (16 km) to the west and Battle Creek is about ten miles (16 km) to the east.

For statistical purposes, the Census Bureau has defined Greater Galesburg (Get Move Prices for Galesburg, MI) as a census-designated place consisting of the urbanized area outside the city's municipal boundaries.

History

Galesburg (Get Move Prices for Galesburg, MI) was established in 1835 originally with the name Morton. It was platted in 1837 when it was given its current name and incorporated as a village in 1861 and as a city in 1931.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.45 square miles (3.76 km2), of which, 1.41 square miles (3.65 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,009 people, 766 households, and 497 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,424.8 inhabitants per square mile (550.1 /km2). There were 837 housing units at an average density of 593.6 per square mile (229.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.5% White, 2.4% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 766 households of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.9% were married couples living together, 19.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.1% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the city was 35.6 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,988 people, 765 households, and 491 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,429.8 per square mile (552.2/km²). There were 811 housing units at an average density of 583.3 per square mile (225.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.38% White, 0.96% African American, 0.91% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.16% of the population.

There were 765 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.4% were married couples living together, 17.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,663, and the median income for a family was $44,038. Males had a median income of $35,167 versus $24,886 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,785. About 11.0% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

  • William Rufus Shafter, United States military officer

Schools

In 1951, members of the Galesburg (Get Relocation Cost for Galesburg, MI) community and those of neighboring Augusta joined together to form a public school district. Galesburg (Get Relocation Estimate for Galesburg, MI)-Augusta Community Schools currently consist of a primary school and a high school in Galesburg (Get Moving Estimate for Galesburg, MI), and a Middle School in Augusta.

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