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Alturas, Florida - Basic Facts

The Alturas Census Designated Place had a population of 4,496 as of July 1, 2017. Alturas ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alturas is located at latitude 27.8314 and longitude -81.6848 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Alturas Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 53.94 sq. miles and a water area of 6 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 174 feet.

The Alturas Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583323) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Alturas Census Designated Place is located within Bartow CCD of Polk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alturas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Alturas, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,496
Daytime Population: Workers 211
Daytime Population: Residents 2,911
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,122
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 4,474
Population in Familes 3,774
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 83
Diversity Index3 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,620
Average Household Income $63,786
Per Capita Income $21,707

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,107 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 414 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 271 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $97,696
Average Home Value $165,312
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,521
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 1,152
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.99% 1.15%
Households 0.89% 1.04%
Families 0.53% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   3.4%

Alturas, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alturas to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 489 47th
Population Density # 884 4th
Diversity Index # 379 59th
Median Household Income # 442 52nd
Per Capita Income # 638 31st

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