Galva, Iowa Population 2024

405

Galva is a city located in Ida County Iowa. Galva has a 2024 population of 405. Galva is currently declining at a rate of -2.17% annually and its population has decreased by -7.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 436 in 2020.

The average household income in Galva is $75,694 with a poverty rate of 21.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Galva is 29.5 years, 30.3 years for males, and 29.3 years for females.

Galva Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Galva was:

  • White: 93.47%
  • Two or more races: 3.6%
  • Other race: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
568.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.11% (-31)
The current population of Galva, Iowa is 405 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 436.

Galva, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41593.47%
Two or more races163.6%
Other race122.7%
Black or African American10.23%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Galva Population by Race

Galva Population Pyramid 2024

Galva Median Age

29.5

Total

30.3

Male

29.3

Female

Galva Adults

There are 285 adults, (52 of whom are seniors) in Galva.

Galva Age Dependency

90.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Galva Sex Ratio

Female21949.32%
Male22550.68%

Galva Population by Age

Galva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1542.8881.818.2
Married803.44955
Non Family581.2174.125.9
Female127.332575
Male42.751000
showing: 5 rows

3.85

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Galva Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Galva Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Galva Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.64%.

Galva Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,607

Average Earnings

$52,083

Average Male

$34,375

Average Female

Galva Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galva Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Galva Language

94.46% of Galva residents speak only English, while 5.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.54% of the population.

Galva Language

Galva Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4079623.59%
Other1218.33%
Hispanic3113.23%
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21.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.22%

Male Poverty Rate

25.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galva

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galva is White, with 23.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galva is Hispanic, with 3.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.59%.

Galva Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School26.37%
Less Than 9th Grade8.7%
Some College4.08%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Galva Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed12.6%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed7.14%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Galva Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galva Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Galva Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

66.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Galva Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Galva Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Galva Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Galva Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

25

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Galva Veterans by War

count

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Galva Veterans by Age

count

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Galva Veterans by Race

Galva Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galva Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73%

Labor Force Participation

73%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Galva Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Galva Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Galva Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.53%

Born in Galva

96.62%

Native Born

3.38%

Foreign Born

2.03%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.62% of Galva residents were born in the United States, with 81.53% having been born in Iowa. 2.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Galva Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029360-9-2.44%
2028369-9-2.38%
2027378-9-2.33%
2026387-9-2.27%
2025396-9-2.22%
2024405-9-2.17%
2023414-9-2.13%
2022423-9-2.08%
2021432-4-0.92%
2020436122.83%
2019424
2018424-1-0.24%
2017425-8-1.85%
2016433
2015433-1-0.23%
2014434-8-1.81%
201344261.38%
2012436
2011436-2-0.46%
2010438
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Galva Population by Year