Galva, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 2,758. Estimated population in 2021: 2,705 (-1.9% change)
Males: 1,301 (47.2%), Females: 1,457 (52.8%)

Henry County

Zip code: 61434

Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $35,071
Median house value: $58,500

Races in Galva:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (21.5%), Swedish (18.3%), English (15.5%), Irish (11.1%), United States (10.6%), Polish (2.8%).

Elevation: 845 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Galva

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galva city

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-0.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Galva:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Galva:

  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 37 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 44 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 47 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Galva:

  • KEWANEE MUNI (about 7 miles; KEWANEE, IL; Abbreviation: EZI)
  • GEN-AIRPARK (about 19 miles; GENESEO, IL; Abbreviation: 3G8)
  • TRI-COUNTY (about 28 miles; YATES CITY, IL; Abbreviation: 2C6)
Amtrak station near Galva:

  • 10 miles: KEWANEE (3RD & DEPOT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galva:

  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 37 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 39 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 43 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 45 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
Public high school in Galva:

  • GALVA JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 224 MORGAN ROAD; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Galva:

  • GALVA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 224 MORGAN RD; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Galva:

  • GALVA P.L.D. (Operating income: $161,421; Location: 120 N.W. THIRD AVENUE; 21,873 books; 406 audio materials; 856 video materials; 92 serial subscriptions)

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