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People

Total Population 1,165
Male Share of the Population 53.6%
Female Share of the Population 46.4%
Senior Citizens 8.8%
Employed Population 16+ 464
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 50.1%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,344
% Above Poverty Level 57.9%
% Below Poverty Level 42.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.3%
Median Gross Rent $583
Median House Value $86,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 4.8%

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

Alto Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles N of Athens, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Habersham
Standard Zip Codes 30510
Company Zip Codes 30596
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.44
Longitude -83.6

Alto 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 CORNELIA
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
Station DAHLONEGA 1 W
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 64.8 inches
Station LONGCREEK
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 62.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baldwin 3,467 $33,750
Cornelia 4,199 $35,781
Demorest 1,842 $50,430
Homer 1,343 $53,333
Lula 2,793 $57,448
Mount Airy 1,233 $52,330

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

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