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People

Total Population 2,543
Male Share of the Population 52.3%
Female Share of the Population 47.7%
Senior Citizens 19.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,110
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,000
% Above Poverty Level 86.5%
% Below Poverty Level 13.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.9%
Median Gross Rent $540
Median House Value $72,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
US/American 0%
English 11.8%
Irish 9.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Galva Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles SE of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Henry
Metro Area Davenport - Moline - Rock Island
Standard Zip Codes 61434
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.167
Longitude -90.042

Galva Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GALVA
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station KEWANEE 1 E
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station PRINCEVILLE
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Altona 494 $57,292
Bishop Hill 136 $63,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Galva Public Libraries

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120 N.W. THIRD AVENUE
Galva, Illinois
(309) 932-2180

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Galva High Schools

GALVA JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
224 MORGAN ROAD
309-932-2151
Serves 314 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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