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Galva is a city in Henry County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area.
The community was named after seaport in Sweden
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Galva. For links to other places called Galva, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Galva is 41.167N. The longitude is -90.042W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,714.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Galva demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Davenport-Moline area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61434 ZIP code.
20% of Galva residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galva ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galva was $17,165, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Galva residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Galva, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.
Libraries in Galva include Galva Public Library ... View libraries
Henry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galva political report.
The average commute time for Galva workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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