The Alturas Census Designated Place had a population of 4,490 as of July 1, 2018. 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.
|Population in Households||4,466|
|Population in Familes||3,750|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||24|
|Median Household Income||$48,574|
|Average Household Income||$65,052|
|Per Capita Income||$22,117|
|Total Housing Units||1,801 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,112 (61.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||405 (22.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||284 (15.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$105,044|
|Average Home Value||$183,123|
|Average Household Size||2.94|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.57%|
|Per Capita Income||3.77%|
The table below compares Alturas to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 490||47th|
|Population Density||# 884||4th|
|Diversity Index||# 366||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 477||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 645||30th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.