Galestown Dorchester County, Maryland

Galestown: Town of the United States

About

Galestown is a town located in the county of Dorchester in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 138 and a population density of 209 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 135 inhabitants.

Galestown Quick Facts

Population : 135 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Dorchester County
Postal code : 21659
Area : 0.66 km2
Altitude : 13 feet / 4 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:51:28 (26th January 2022)
Density : 204 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.22% (2010-2020)
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Location of Galestown on Maryland map.
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Geography

Galestown is located at 38°33'58"N 75°42'54"W (38.5662300, -75.7149300).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Galestown decreased by 2.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 138 - census
2011 137 -0.73% estimation process
2012 136 -0.74% estimation process
2013 136 0% estimation process
2014 136 0% estimation process
2015 136 0% estimation process
2016 135 -0.74% estimation process
2017 134 -0.75% estimation process
2018 134 0% estimation process
2019 133 -0.75% estimation process
2020 135 1.48% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 13,375
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,497
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 16.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,163
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,500
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 31.9%
People over 65 (%) : 11.8%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 82.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 12.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 0.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 82.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 580
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 11.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 98.0%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 98.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $372,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,500
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $965
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,677
2015-2019 Households : 4,390
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.99
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 99.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 96.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 98.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 73.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 1.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 27,195
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 103,790
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,678
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $157,149
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $62,769
Percentage of people living in poverty : 1.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,512
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,003
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 276
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 250
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,212
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 181
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,278
2010 population per square mile : 2,331.9
2010 land area in square miles : 4.93

People born in Galestown (1)

American MLB player Homer Smoot was born in Galestown

Schools in Galestown

College & universities near Galestown, MD

Code Name City ZIP
163851 Salisbury University Salisbury (MD) 21801-6862

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Galestown, MD

Code Name Address Type
SLY Salisbury, Maryland 350 Cypress St. BUS
SLS Salisbury (BayRunner Shuttle), Maryland 547E Riverside Drive BUS
CDE Cambridge, Maryland 100 Heron Boulevard BUS
ESN Easton Airport, Maryland 29137 Newman Road BUS
OCP Ocean Pines, MD 11011 Manklin Creek Road BUS

Post offices near Galestown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sharptown Post Office Sharptown (MD) 21861

Other cities in Dorchester County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dorchester County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Cambridge 12,213 City in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States
Hurlock 2,007 Town of the United States
Secretary 496 Town in Maryland, USA
East New Market 374 Town of the United States
Vienna 264 Town in Maryland, US
Church Creek 120 Natural watercourse in Kent County, Maryland, United States of America
Brookview 58 Town of the United States
Eldorado 57 Town in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States