Galva, Iowa Population 2021

419
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Galva is a city located in Ida County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 419, it is the 486th largest city in Iowa and the 14075th largest city in the United States . Galva is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -3.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 434 in 2010. Galva reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Galva has a population density of 589 people per square mile.

The average household income in Galva is $58,257 with a poverty rate of 11.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $534 per month, and the median house value is $60,000. The median age in Galva is 29.5 years, 27.8 years for males, and 29.8 years for females.

Galva Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Galvawas:

  • White: 93.28%
  • Other race: 2.65%
  • Native American: 2.24%
  • Black or African American: 1.02%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Galva, Iowa is 419 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 419.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 434.

Galva, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45893.28%
Some Other Race132.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native112.24%
Black or African American51.02%
Two or More Races40.81%
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Galva Population by Race

Galva Population Pyramid $2021

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Galva Median Age

29.5


Total

27.8


Male

29.8


Female

Galva Adults

There are 366 adults, (62 of whom are seniors) in Galva.

Galva Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Galva Sex Ratio

Female

243

49.49%

Male

248

50.51%

Galva Population by Age

Galva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Galva Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female21.1%78.9%
Non Family50%50%
All69.2%30.8%
Married92.4%7.6%
Male100%0%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Galva Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2142.2969.2
Married1053.0292.4
Non Family861.2950
Female192.7921.1
Male42.5100

2.94

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Galva Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.66%
9th to 12th Grade3611.84%
High School Graduate10735.20%
Some College7524.67%
Associates Degree6019.74%
Bachelors Degree216.91%
Graduate Degree30.99%
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Galva Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Galva Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White26224024
Hispanic3115
Native American1111
Other Race93
Black41
2+ Races2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.16%.

Galva Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,167$45,357$30,139
Less Than 9th Grade$28,750$31,563$12,083
High School Graduate$36,023$49,063$23,333
Some College$35,313$50,250$30,625
Bachelors Degree$40,500$33,750$41,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,167

Average Earnings

$45,357

Average Male

$30,139

Average Female

Galva Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galva Language by Age

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Galva Language

91.97% of Galva residents speak only English, while 8.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.03% of the population.

Galva Language

Galva Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4295412.59%
Hispanic5123.92%
Multiple4250.00%

11.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.45%

Male Poverty Rate

16.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galva

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galva is Multiple, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galva is Hispanic, with 3.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.33%.

Galva Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.53%
High School8.41%
Some College4.44%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Galva Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed7.63%
Male Employed0.00%

Galva Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galva Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,500$58,257
Families$60,833$65,948
Married Families$69,063-
Non Families$31,667$44,180
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Income by Household Type

Galva Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Galva Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Galva Marital Status by Race

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Galva Marital Status

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34

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13
Vietnam10
World War II4
Korea2
First Gulf War2

Galva Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
75+11
55 to 647
65 to 744
35 to 54

Galva Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3410.06%
Hispanic26.06%

Galva Veterans by Race

Galva Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galva Veterans by Education

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71.4%

Labor Force Participation

70.6%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Galva Employment by Age

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Galva Employment by Race

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Galva Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.32%

Born in Galva

95.72%

Native Born

4.28%

Foreign Born

3.05%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.72% of Galva residents were born in the United States, with 73.32% having been born in Iowa. 3.05% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214190.00%
20204190.00%
20194190.00%
2018419-2-0.48%
2017421-5-1.17%
2016426-2-0.47%
2015428-1-0.23%
2014429-6-1.38%
201343540.93%
20124310.00%
2011431-2-0.46%
20104330.00%

Galva Population by Year