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Alford, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Alford had a population of 461 as of July 1, 2017. Alford 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 Alford is located at latitude 30.6957 and longitude -85.3946 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alford (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 151 feet.

The Town of Alford (GNIS ID: 2405131) 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 Alford is located within Alford CCD of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alford 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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Alford, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 461
Daytime Population: Workers 57
Daytime Population: Residents 263
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 320
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 461
Population in Familes 376
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 430
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $36,880
Average Household Income $43,136
Per Capita Income $17,249


Total Housing Units 240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 138 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $68,750
Average Home Value $89,312


Total Households 189
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 130
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 -0.81% -0.66%
Households -0.91% -0.75%
Families -0.52% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Alford, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alford 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 # 831 10th
Population Density # 739 20th
Diversity Index # 770 16th
Median Household Income # 741 19th
Per Capita Income # 795 14th

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