Galva, Illinois Population 2022

2,446
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Galva is a city located in Henry County Illinois. Galva has a 2020 population of 2,446. Galva is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -0.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,470 in 2010.

The average household income in Galva is $55,066 with a poverty rate of 19.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $637 per month, and the median house value is $67,900. The median age in Galva is 47.5 years, 44.9 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

Galva Demographics

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

  • White: 96.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.73%
  • Asian: 0.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Galva, Illinois is 2,446 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,470.

Galva, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,44996.46%
Black or African American140.55%
Asian250.98%
Some Other Race70.28%
Two or More Races441.73%
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Galva Population by Race

Galva Population Pyramid 2022

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Galva Median Age

46


Total

42.4


Male

46.9


Female

Galva Adults

There are 1,950 adults, (559 of whom are seniors) in Galva.

Galva Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Galva Sex Ratio

Female

1,280

50.41%

Male

1,259

49.59%

Galva Population by Age

Galva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Galva Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.7%12.3%
All73.7%26.3%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Female40.3%59.7%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Galva Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1482.2173.7
Married5302.8887.7
Male242.79100
Female1293.5840.3
Non Family4651.0365.6

2.95

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Galva Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade50.27%
9th to 12th Grade1337.28%
High School Graduate60633.17%
Some College43723.92%
Associates Degree21211.60%
Bachelors Degree30316.58%
Graduate Degree1317.17%
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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
Hispanic352820
Asian12105
White1,7581,629409
Black1414
2+ Races88
Other Race7

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 hispanic people with a rate of 57.14%.

Galva Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,276$45,543$27,203
Less Than 9th Grade$$61,513$18,828
High School Graduate$30,132$43,636$25,086
Some College$31,207$40,000$25,385
Bachelors Degree$45,947$47,120$31,985
Graduate Degree$50,852$52,000$47,386

$38,276

Average Earnings

$45,543

Average Male

$27,203

Average Female

Galva Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galva Language by Age

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Galva Language

96.79% of Galva residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Galva Language

Galva Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,40548320.08%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic51713.73%
Multiple44613.64%

19.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.44%

Male Poverty Rate

27.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galva

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galva is White, with 20.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galva is Multiple, with 13.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.93%.

Galva Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.94%
High School12.71%
Some College15.56%
Bachelors or Greater5.53%

Galva Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.95%
Male Unemployed17.86%
Female Employed7.51%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Galva Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galva Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,191$54,914
Families$65,913$68,304
Married Families$76,250-
Non Families$29,188$34,385
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Income by Household Type

Galva Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

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 35-44, 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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230

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War17
Vietnam140
Korea8
World War II5

Galva Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 5437
55 to 6453
65 to 74114
75+20

Galva Veterans by Age

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Galva Veterans by Race

Galva Veterans by Education

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14.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galva Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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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81.57%

Born in Galva

97.24%

Native Born

2.76%

Foreign Born

0.98%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.24% of Galva residents were born in the United States, with 81.57% having been born in Illinois. 0.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Galva Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,6820.00%
19202,9742920.52%
19302,875-99-0.34%
19402,812-63-0.22%
19502,886740.26%
19603,0601740.59%
19703,06110.00%
19803,1851240.40%
19902,742-443-1.49%
20002,758160.06%
20102,589-169-0.63%
20112,577-12-0.46%
20122,565-12-0.47%
20132,553-12-0.47%
20142,541-12-0.47%
20152,529-12-0.47%
20162,517-12-0.47%
20172,505-12-0.48%
20182,493-12-0.48%
20192,481-12-0.48%
20202,470-11-0.44%
20212,458-12-0.49%
20222,446-12-0.49%

Galva Population by Year