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People

Total Population 519
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 244
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 65.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $27,083
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,625

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,500
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.2%
Median Gross Rent $465
Median House Value $60,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 13.1%

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

Galva Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Ida
Standard Zip Codes 51020
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.506
Longitude -95.416

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 IDA GROVE 5 NW
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Station CHEROKEE
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station DENISON
Distance 33 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alta 2,056 $58,750
Arthur 210 $54,375
Cushing 195 $47,500
Holstein 1,454 $69,167
Ida Grove 2,199 $50,882

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

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Galva Public Library
203 SOUTH MAIN
Galva, Iowa
(712) 282-4400

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