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Altha, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Altha had a population of 570 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 570
Daytime Population: Workers 134
Daytime Population: Residents 369
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 503
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 570
Population in Familes 462
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 390
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $42,001
Average Household Income $48,409
Per Capita Income $19,856


Total Housing Units 268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $94,444
Average Home Value $127,188


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 157
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.85% 0.24%
Households 0.68% 0.26%
Families 0.54% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

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, 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 # 813 12th
Population Density # 757 18th
Diversity Index # 826 11th
Median Household Income # 597 35th
Per Capita Income # 701 24th

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