Galestown, Maryland

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Galestown is a town in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States. The population was 101 at the 2000 census.



Galestown is located at 38°34′0″N 75°42′56″W / 38.566667°N 75.71556°W / 38.566667; -75.71556 (38.566532, -75.715626).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), of which, 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (8.70%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 101 people, 43 households, and 31 families residing in the town. The population density was 476.7 people per square mile (185.7/km²). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 240.7/sq mi (93.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.99% of the population.

There were 43 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $37,917. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $40,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,828. There were no families and 3.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 15.4% of those over 64.


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