Galva, Kansas

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Galva, Kansas

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Galva strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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Short Commute Times
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Comparative Profile of Galva, Kansas

Comparing Galva to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Racial Diversity 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 7
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
People Living Alone 2 1

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Galva Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 48 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County McPherson
Standard Zip Codes 67443
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.381
Longitude -97.537

Galva Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
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Galva Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 701 100%
Male 347 49.5%
Female 354 50.5%
Under 18 201 28.7%
18+ 500 71.3%
65+ 85 12.1%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 2.99
White 681 97.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.6%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 10 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1%

Estimated Galva Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 773
Growth 72
Growth % 10.3%

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 35.8%
US/American 20.2%
Swedish 13.6%
Dutch 5.3%
Polish 4.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
Irish 3.7%
English 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Italian 2.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Galva 701 $47,212
Canton 829 $45,357
Goessel 565 $42,727
Lehigh 215 $41,875
McPherson 13,770 $48,882
Moundridge 1,593 $44,934
Smolan 218 $43,750
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