Altha, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Altha Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Altha Content

Also See: Altha, FL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Altha, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Altha had a population of 585 as of July 1, 2016. Altha ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Altha is located at latitude 30.5734 and longitude -85.1261 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Altha (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 207 feet.

The Town of Altha (GNIS ID: 2405144) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Altha is located within Altha CCD of Calhoun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Altha population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Town of Altha, FL Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | FL Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Altha CCD | Calhoun County | Florida Counties

Search the map for:

Altha, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 585
Population in Households 585
Population in Familes 475
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 400
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 239
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 163
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 166 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $92,143
Average Home Value $126,515


Median Household Income $39,759
Average Household Income $45,598
Per Capita Income $18,857
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.41% 0.77%
Households 1.41% 0.74%
Families 1.23% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Altha, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altha to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 811 12th
Population Density1 # 749 19th
Diversity Index2 # 814 12th
Median Household Income # 616 33rd
Per Capita Income # 706 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.

Florida Research Tools

Florida Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Florida Census Data
Highest or Lowest: