Galva, Iowa

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Galva, Iowa
City
Location of Galva, Iowa
Location of Galva, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°30′22″N 95°25′5″W / 42.50611°N 95.41806°W / 42.50611; -95.41806Coordinates: 42°30′22″N 95°25′5″W / 42.50611°N 95.41806°W / 42.50611; -95.41806
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Ida
Area[1]
 • Total 0.71 sq mi (1.84 km2)
 • Land 0.71 sq mi (1.84 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,299 ft (396 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 434
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 424
 • Density 611/sq mi (236.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51020
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-29595
GNIS feature ID 0456815

Galva is a city in Ida County, Iowa, United States. The population was 434 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Galva was named after Galva, Illinois, the former hometown of a large share of its early settlers.[4]

Geography[edit]

Galva is located at 42°30′22″N 95°25′5″W / 42.50611°N 95.41806°W / 42.50611; -95.41806 (42.506231, -95.418036).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.71 square miles (1.84 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 456 —    
1910 357 −21.7%
1920 539 +51.0%
1930 530 −1.7%
1940 496 −6.4%
1950 492 −0.8%
1960 469 −4.7%
1970 412 −12.2%
1980 420 +1.9%
1990 398 −5.2%
2000 368 −7.5%
2010 434 +17.9%
2016 424 −2.3%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 434 people, 174 households, and 113 families residing in the city. The population density was 611.3 inhabitants per square mile (236.0/km2). There were 189 housing units at an average density of 266.2 per square mile (102.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.4% White, 0.2% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 3.2% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.5% of the population.

There were 174 households of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.1% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.16.

The median age in the city was 34 years. 29.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.9% were from 45 to 64; and 17.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 368 people, 164 households, and 115 families residing in the city. The population density was 573.2 people per square mile (222.0/km²). There were 185 housing units at an average density of 288.2 per square mile (111.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.18% White, 0.54% Asian, and 0.27% from two or more races.

There were 164 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.9% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the city, the population was spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 30.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,577, and the median income for a family was $33,438. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $17,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,062. About 5.4% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 75. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.