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The Borough of Galeton had a population of 1,068 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Galeton is located at latitude 41.7343 and longitude -77.6435 in Potter County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Galeton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Potter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,316 feet.

The Borough of Galeton (GNIS ID: 1215538) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galeton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galeton: Pike Mills.

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Galeton, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,068
Daytime Population: Workers 512
Daytime Population: Residents 583
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,095
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 1,068
Population in Familes 813
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 840
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $38,463
Average Household Income $47,587
Per Capita Income $20,638


Total Housing Units 613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $78,571
Average Home Value $93,537


Total Households 460
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 286
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.0% -0.95%
Households -0.92% -0.89%
Families -1.32% -1.0%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Galeton, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galeton to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 940 47th
Population Density # 1152 35th
Diversity Index # 1020 42nd
Median Household Income # 1516 14th
Per Capita Income # 1576 11th

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