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People

Total Population 670
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 8.5%
Employed Population 16+ 243
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 60.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,750
% Above Poverty Level 69.7%
% Below Poverty Level 30.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.1%
Median Gross Rent $743
Median House Value $117,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.1%
US/American 0%
English 12.5%
Irish 18.1%

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

Altha Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles S of Dothan, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 207 miles W of Jacksonville, Florida
County Calhoun
Standard Zip Codes 32421
Phone Area Codes 850
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.57
Longitude -85.127

Altha 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 FOUNTAIN 3 SSE
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 65 F
Apr Temp 50 to 80 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 81 F
Annual Precip 64 inches
Station CHIPLEY 3 E
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
Station QUINCY 3 SSW
Distance 34.4 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blountstown 2,625 $35,327
Bristol 1,107 $50,833
Chattahoochee 3,229 $48,239
Grand Ridge 825 $39,917
Marianna 8,860 $27,675
Sneads 1,849 $45,192

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

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Altha High Schools

ALTHA PUBLIC SCHOOL
P. O. BOX 67
850-762-3121
A Title I School.
Serves 652 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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