Galva, Illinois Population 2021

2,696
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Galva is a city located in Henry County Illinois. Galva has a 2020 population of 2,696. Galva is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -4.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,833 in 2010. Galva reached it's highest population of 2,833 in 2010.

The average household income in Galva is $57,447 with a poverty rate of 14.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $538 per month, and the median house value is $72,500. The median age in Galva is 47 years, 44.1 years for males, and 49.3 years for females.

Galva Demographics

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

  • White: 97.09%
  • Other race: 1.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.17%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Galva, Illinois is 2,696 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,732.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,833.

Galva, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,66597.09%
Two or More Races321.17%
Some Other Race321.17%
Asian100.36%
Black or African American60.22%
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Galva Population by Race

Galva Population Pyramid $2021

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Galva Median Age

47


Total

44.1


Male

49.3


Female

Galva Adults

There are 2,188 adults, (607 of whom are seniors) in Galva.

Galva Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Galva Sex Ratio

Female

1,356

49.40%

Male

1,389

50.60%

Galva Population by Age

Galva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Galva Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
Male82.4%17.6%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family68%32%
Female50%50%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Galva Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2722.1676.7
Married6192.8189
Non Family4851.0468
Female1342.9650
Male343.0682.4

2.78

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Galva Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.58%
9th to 12th Grade1607.76%
High School Graduate64331.20%
Some College46322.46%
Associates Degree26212.71%
Bachelors Degree34116.55%
Graduate Degree1808.73%
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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
White1,9731,809484
Hispanic605237
Other Race322424
2+ Races1616
Asian66
Black66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 75.00%.

Galva Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,578$48,321$26,280
Less Than 9th Grade$$57,750$18,490
High School Graduate$32,059$38,618$21,027
Some College$31,976$44,904$25,608
Bachelors Degree$51,042$56,250$31,842
Graduate Degree$44,712$56,250$42,596

$37,578

Average Earnings

$48,321

Average Male

$26,280

Average Female

Galva Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galva Language by Age

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Galva Language

97.13% of Galva residents speak only English, while 2.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Galva Language

Galva Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,59637714.52%
Multiple321237.50%
Hispanic10176.93%

14.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.14%

Male Poverty Rate

19.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galva

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galva is Multiple, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galva is Hispanic, with 6.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.50%.

Galva Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.93%
Some College17.24%
High School9.49%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

Galva Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed13.33%
Female Employed8.05%
Male Employed3.11%

Galva Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galva Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,667$57,447
Families$60,903$69,963
Married Families$69,250-
Non Families$28,819$36,160
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Income by Household Type

Galva Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Galva Marital Status by Race

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Galva Marital Status

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200

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
First Gulf War42
Second Gulf War28
World War II14
Korea12

Galva Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7477
75+42
35 to 5442
18 to 3428
55 to 6411

Galva Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1768.32%
Hispanic2435.82%
Other Race2475.00%

Galva Veterans by Race

Galva Veterans by Education

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14.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galva Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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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80.69%

Born in Galva

97.19%

Native Born

2.81%

Foreign Born

1.42%

Non Citizen

1.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.19% of Galva residents were born in the United States, with 80.69% having been born in Illinois. 1.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Galva Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,696-12-0.44%
20202,708-12-0.44%
20192,720-12-0.44%
20182,732-10-0.36%
20172,742-17-0.62%
20162,759-12-0.43%
20152,771-12-0.43%
20142,783-10-0.36%
20132,793-21-0.75%
20122,814-7-0.25%
20112,821-12-0.42%
20102,8330.00%

Galva Population by Year