Galva, Kansas

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 865 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.4%
Males: 422  (48.9%)
Females: 443  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67443.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,028 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Galva:

$59,028
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,493 (it was $18,021 in 2000)

Galva city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,796 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Galva:

$134,796
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $120,736; detached houses: $129,964; mobile homes: $16,658

Median gross rent in 2017: $670.

March 2019 cost of living index in Galva: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.5%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Black residents, 18.6% for two or more races residents)
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Galva, KS (2010)
    • 84897.5%White alone
    • 91.0%Two or more races
    • 80.9%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone

Races in Galva detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Galva, Kansas as of October 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Galva is 511 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Kansas average:

2.20
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Galva, KS collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (42.3%), American (14.2%), Swedish (10.1%), English (4.1%), Irish (1.8%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1546 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,835 people per square mile   (low).

Galva, Kansas map

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,251 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,366 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (49.2 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (388.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Canton, KS (2.4 miles ),
McPherson, KS (2.6 miles ),
Moundridge, KS (3.5 miles ),
Lehigh, KS (3.6 miles ),
Roxbury, KS (3.6 miles),
Goessel, KS (3.7 miles ),
Lindsborg, KS (3.9 miles ),
Inman, KS (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.38 N, Longitude: 97.54 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Galva, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Galva, KS in 2017
Galva satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $155,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $153,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Galva, KS residents
Average permit cost in Galva, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+7.5%).
Most common industries in Galva, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.1%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.5%)
  • Truck transportation (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (17.1%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Chemicals (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Galva, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)

Average climate in Galva, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Galva, Kansas average temperatures Galva, Kansas average precipitation Galva, Kansas humidity Galva, Kansas wind speed Galva, Kansas snowfall Galva, Kansas sunshine Galva, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Galva-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Galva city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 tornado 17.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galva-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 216.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.7 miles away from Galva center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 412.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 109.5 miles away from Galva center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McPherson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galva topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Galva:

  • SHILOH MANOR OF CANTON (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CANTON, KS)
  • CEDARS,THE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MCPHERSON, KS)
  • THE CEDARS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MCPHERSON, KS)
  • INFINIA AT MCPHERSON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MC PHERSON, KS)
  • MCPHERSON CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MCPHERSON, KS)
  • ANGEL ARMS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MCPHERSON, KS)
  • SOUTH MAPLE HOUSE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MC PHERSON, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galva:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 31 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,174)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 47 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 48 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 50 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 50 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 52 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Butler Community College (about 54 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)

Public elementary/middle school in Galva:

  • CANTON-GALVA ELEMENTARY (Location: 116 S. SANTA FE, Grades: PK-8)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Galva: Team Marketing Alliance Grain Elevator Number 14 (A), Galva Police Department (B), McPherson County Rural Fire District 9 Station 1 (C), Galva Historical Museum (D), Galva City Hall (E), Galva Senior Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Galva include: Galva United Methodist Church (A), Galva Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bill McGill (baseball) - Baseball player.

McPherson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Galva that have no violations reported:

  • GALVA, CITY OF (Population served: 894, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

77.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Galva (2011 data):

  • The Farmers State Bank: Galva Branch at 209 Main Street, branch established on 1989/10/16. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $86.7 mil, Deposits: $71.4 mil, headquarters in Mcpherson, KS, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Galva Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Galva:

Marital status in Galva, KS
  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Galva:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Kansas average:

11.1

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Galva
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Galva, KS (based on McPherson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,49749
Mainline Protestant7,79123
Catholic9002
Other81
None10,984-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
McPherson County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
McPherson County:

8.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.7%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Galva:

50.8%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.5%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Galva:

10.9%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Galva:

57.6%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Galva:

81.7%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Galva, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 3$13,005$52,0200$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,736$32,8326$1,864
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,873$46,4760$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$649
Totals for Government 5$19,614$47,0747$2,513

Galva government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $32,000 ($36.99)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($20.81)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $509,000 ($588.44)
    Central Staff Services: $229,000 ($264.74)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($75.14)
    Water Utilities: $63,000 ($72.83)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($45.09)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($36.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($18.50)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($6.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($31.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $330,000 ($381.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($35.84)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($8.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $316,000 ($365.32)

Galva government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($60.12)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($38.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $11,000 ($12.72)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($6.94)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($4.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($2.31)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $666,000 ($769.94)
    Water Utilities: $94,000 ($108.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($25.43)
  • Tax - Property: $300,000 ($346.82)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $110,000 ($127.17)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($10.40)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.16)

Galva government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $470,000 ($543.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $470,000 ($543.35)

Galva government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $210,000 ($242.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $811,000 ($937.57)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,000 ($12.72)

5.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Reno County, KS  0.52% ($59,000 average AGI)
from Saline County, KS  0.50% ($44,207)
from Harvey County, KS  0.41% ($40,729)


6.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Reno County, KS  0.65% ($35,052 average AGI)
to Saline County, KS  0.58% ($37,044)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.58% ($38,559)

Strongest AM radio stations in Galva:

  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KNGL (1540 AM; 0 kW; MCPHERSON, KS; Owner: DAVIES COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galva:

  • KBBE (96.7 FM; MCPHERSON, KS; Owner: DAVIES COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KXKU (106.1 FM; LYONS, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA B/CING, INC.)
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KCFN (91.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSKG (99.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K204CR (88.7 FM; MCPHERSON, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Galva:

  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 27.7mTotal length
  • $455,000Total costs
  • 22,125Total average daily traffic
  • 4,545Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,190Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Galva, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Galva, KS

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • .6 Mi W Hwy 56 On S Side (Lat: 38.376389 Lon: -97.548361), Call Sign: KNCS611, Licensee ID: L00029877,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.025 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2001, Expiration Date: 01/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2012, Registrant: Gilbert Unruh, 2293 Us 56 Hwy, Galva, KS 67443, Phone: (316) 654-3369
  • Lat: 38.381972 Lon: -97.485639, Call Sign: WQLZ246,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.937 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Steven Ratzlaff, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • 1895 21st Avenue (Lat: 38.448250 Lon: -97.538056), Call Sign: WQNT921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.487 MHz, 466.487 MHz, Grant Date: 05/24/2011, Expiration Date: 05/24/2021, Certifier: Landless L Norstrom, Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 462-0555, Email:
  • Lat: 38.382417 Lon: -97.537778, Call Sign: WQRT292,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.937 MHz, 458.937 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2013, Expiration Date: 07/22/2023, Certifier: Mark Hoppes, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 38.370833 Lon: -97.511417, Call Sign: WQSL287,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.720 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2013, Expiration Date: 10/23/2023, Certifier: Shelby Unruh, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GALVA, 1/3 Mi E I-35w 5.3 Mi N Us 56 (Lat: 38.480278 Lon: -97.612528), Overall height: 96.3 m, Call Sign: WMM413, Licensee ID: L00008998,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2174.80 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2001, Registrant: Gcc License Corporation, 3650 131st Ave Se Ste 400, Bellevue, WA 98006
  • GALVA MAS, Up M/W Bldg, 187' S Of Main & Elizabeth (Lat: 38.384722 Lon: -97.537806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPQR208,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.243 MHz, 952.243 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2010, Expiration Date: 08/25/2020, Certifier: Paul E Davis, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA0DXB, Licensee ID: L00795140, Grant Date: 01/03/2015, Expiration Date: 01/03/2025, Registrant: Barry A Percival, 108 S Mc Pherson, Galva, KS 67443
  • Call Sign: KA0QGU, Licensee ID: L01091782, Grant Date: 02/20/2016, Expiration Date: 03/01/2026, Certifier: Stephanie L Tanner, Registrant: Stephanie L Young, 501 Northview Rd, Galva, KS 67443
  • Call Sign: KB0WKV, Grant Date: 05/07/1996, Expiration Date: 05/07/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2008, Registrant: Megan A Koehn, Galva, KS 67443
  • Call Sign: KC0IFN, Licensee ID: L00256426, Grant Date: 06/30/2010, Expiration Date: 06/30/2020, Certifier: Andrew D Bruce, Registrant: Andrew D Bruce, 444 S. Mulberry, Galva, KS 67443
  • Call Sign: KD0LSO, Licensee ID: L01570396, Grant Date: 05/19/2010, Expiration Date: 05/19/2020, Certifier: Andrew K Ratzlaff, Registrant: Andrew K Ratzlaff, 1429 24th Ave, Galva, KS 67443

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: LOREN KOEHN RANS S19 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 545PK , Serial Number: 011100097, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 07/21/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 08/17/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Loren M Koehn, 2288 Moccasin Rd, Galva, KS 67443
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RX 8 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7164X , Serial Number: RX8-3254, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 09/15/2008
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Steven E Black, 2259 Comanche Rd, Galva, KS 67443, Other Owners: Lucille J Black

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of fires - 26 took place in 2011, and the least - 9 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Galva, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (69.0%), and Structure Fires (16.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Galva, KS
    • 19469.0%Outside Fires
    • 4716.7%Structure Fires
    • 3311.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 72.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Galva, KS
Most common first names in Galva, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John776.8 years
Anna787.7 years
Susie685.6 years
Walter574.8 years
Albert584.0 years
Henry572.8 years
David475.8 years
Harry476.0 years
Glenn475.5 years
Mary487.8 years
Most common last names in Galva, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Koehn3678.1 years
Unruh3681.4 years
Becker1578.3 years
Nelson1182.4 years
Nightingale881.3 years
Anderson575.6 years
Decker585.6 years
Ratzlaff584.4 years
Walline586.0 years
Hawkinson477.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Galva, KS
  • 81.8%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Galva, KS
  • 72.9%Utility gas
  • 27.1%Electricity


Galva compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Alan R. Bergkamp (9)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2020.