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Galesburg, North Dakota
Grain Elevator in Galesburg
Grain Elevator in Galesburg
Location of Galesburg, North Dakota
Location of Galesburg, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Traill
Founded 1882
Area
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,079 ft (329 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 118
 • Density 618.18/sq mi (238.44/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58035
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-28980
GNIS feature ID 1029074

Galesburg is a city in Traill County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 118 at the 2020 census. Galesburg was founded in 1882.

Galesburg is the home to the world's fifth tallest currently standing structure, the KRDK-TV mast at 2060 feet. The world's fourth tallest standing structure is 2063 feet in nearby Blanchard, the KVLY-TV mast.

Geography

Galesburg is located at 47°16′10″N 97°24′31″W / 47.26944°N 97.40861°W / 47.26944; -97.40861 (47.269487, -97.408687).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 169
1960 166 −1.8%
1970 134 −19.3%
1980 165 23.1%
1990 161 −2.4%
2000 157 −2.5%
2010 108 −31.2%
2020 118 9.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2020 Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 108 people, 56 households, and 29 families residing in the city. The population density was 635.3 inhabitants per square mile (245.3/km2). There were 64 housing units at an average density of 376.5 per square mile (145.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.1% White and 1.9% Native American.

There were 56 households, of which 10.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.2% were non-families. 42.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.93 and the average family size was 2.62.

The median age in the city was 49.3 years. 13% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.6% were from 25 to 44; 37.1% were from 45 to 64; and 25.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 59.3% male and 40.7% female.

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