Income/capita 34%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 29%
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Income per capita$19,705$28,872$29,829
Median household income$43,542$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,000$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,625$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$34,444$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$21,417$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level13.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Galva is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Galva is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Galva is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Galva is 8% lower than the national average

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      Galva employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.7%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector27.8%8.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%13.2%
      Wholesale & retail services7.8%15.7%
      Public administration1.7%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%4.1%
      Education, health & social services4.3%36.4%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lakeside, IA674$70,52127.5%
      Aurelia, IA955$59,7928.1%
      Holstein, IA1,416$51,9276.1%
      Alta, IA2,104$50,6778.4%
      Odebolt, IA1,016$47,03915.0%
      Galva, IA466$43,54221.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Western Grove, AR466$43,75020.9%
      Woodson, AR466$31,25043.5%
      Acampo, CA466$155,385180.9%
      Thompson, IA466$42,40423.4%
      Franklin, IL466$56,0421.3%
      Galva, IA466$43,54221.3%
      Source: The Galva, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).