Galesville, Wisconsin

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Galesville, Wisconsin
—  City  —
Downtown Historic District
Location of Galesville, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°5′1″N 91°21′13″W / 44.08361°N 91.35361°W / 44.08361; -91.35361Coordinates: 44°5′1″N 91°21′13″W / 44.08361°N 91.35361°W / 44.08361; -91.35361
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyTrempealeau
Area
 • Total1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Land1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1]728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,481
 • Density1,316.8/sq mi (508.4/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s)608
FIPS code55-28200[2]
GNIS feature ID1565380[1]
Websitehttp://www.cityofgalesville.com
 
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Galesville, Wisconsin
—  City  —
Downtown Historic District
Location of Galesville, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°5′1″N 91°21′13″W / 44.08361°N 91.35361°W / 44.08361; -91.35361Coordinates: 44°5′1″N 91°21′13″W / 44.08361°N 91.35361°W / 44.08361; -91.35361
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyTrempealeau
Area
 • Total1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Land1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1]728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,481
 • Density1,316.8/sq mi (508.4/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s)608
FIPS code55-28200[2]
GNIS feature ID1565380[1]
Websitehttp://www.cityofgalesville.com

Galesville is a city in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,481 at the 2010 census.

Galesville is located where Beaver Creek flows into a wide area of the Mississippi River valley. The creek is impounded to form Lake Marinuka.

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Geography

Galesville is located at 44°5′1″N 91°21′13″W / 44.08361°N 91.35361°W / 44.08361; -91.35361 (44.083690, -91.353576).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km²), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (7.63%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,427 people, 606 households, and 355 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,316.8 people per square mile (510.2/km²). There were 648 housing units at an average density of 597.9 per square mile (231.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.09% White, 0.14% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.07% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 606 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.3% were non-families. 36.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,054, and the median income for a family was $45,333. Males had a median income of $29,453 versus $22,137 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,245. About 6.0% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.9% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over.

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