Galva, Iowa

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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

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  • 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
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
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
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Galva Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 368 100%
Male 183 49.7%
Female 185 50.3%
Under 18 74 20.1%
18+ 294 79.9%
65+ 113 30.7%
Median Age 45.6
Average Family Size 2.71
White 365 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Galva Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 340
Growth -28
Growth % -7.6%

Galva Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 49.1%
US/American 9.2%
Irish 8.2%
English 6.8%
Swedish 5.5%
Scottish 3.1%
Danish 3.1%
Norwegian 2.7%
Dutch 2.4%
European 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Finnish 1.7%
Polish 1.7%
Welsh 1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Galva 368 $33,438
Alta 1,865 $40,694
Arthur 245 $36,250
Cushing 246 $47,000
Holstein 1,470 $43,636
Ida Grove 2,350 $46,213
Schaller 779 $40,268

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