Galva is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 2,528 people and just one neighborhood, Galva is the 443rd largest community in Illinois. Galva has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Galva isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Galva are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Galva is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Galva who work in office and administrative support (10.22%), sales jobs (9.33%) and food service (8.44%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Galva is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Galva doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.