Total Population670
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens8.5%
Employed Population 16+243
Age of the Population34


% of people married60.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$43,750
% Above Poverty Level69.7%
% Below Poverty Level30.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone18.1%
Median Gross Rent$743
Median House Value$117,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.1%

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

Altha Almanac

Nearest Medium City 47 miles S of Dothan, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City207 miles W of Jacksonville, Florida
Standard Zip Codes32421
Phone Area Codes850
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Altha Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance19.7 miles
Jan Temp38 to 65 F
Apr Temp50 to 80 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp53 to 81 F
Annual Precip64 inches
StationCHIPLEY 3 E
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp38 to 61 F
Apr Temp52 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip58.2 inches
Distance34.4 miles
Jan Temp39 to 62 F
Apr Temp53 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip56.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Grand Ridge825$39,917

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

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P. O. BOX 67
A Title I School.
Serves 652 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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