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People

Total Population 4,240
Male Share of the Population 89.6%
Female Share of the Population 10.4%
Senior Citizens 4.3%
Employed Population 16+ 221
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 16.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.5%
Median Earnings25+ $24,783
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,263

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,583
% Above Poverty Level 70%
% Below Poverty Level 30%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $515
Median House Value $50,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 64.5%
US/American 0%
English 31.1%
Irish 0.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Alamo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles SE of Macon, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Wheeler
Standard Zip Codes 30411
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.146
Longitude -82.778

Alamo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station AILEY
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Station LUMBER CITY
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 60 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 80 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Station SWAINSBORO
Distance 38 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ailey 671 $66,528
Glenwood 683 $26,458
Mount Vernon 2,003 $37,266
Scotland 371 $41,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Alamo High Schools

WHEELER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
SNOWHILL ROAD
912-568-7166
A Title I School.
Serves 600 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

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