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People

Total Population 677
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 214
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 61.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,250
% Above Poverty Level 70.7%
% Below Poverty Level 29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.6%
Median Gross Rent $703
Median House Value $102,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.6%
US/American 0%
English 13.9%
Irish 10.3%

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

Algoma Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 88 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Pontotoc
P.O. Box Zip Codes 38820
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.176
Longitude -89.031

Algoma 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 PONTOTOC EXP STN
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches
Station VERONA EXPERIMENT STN
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.6 inches
Station HICKORY FLAT
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ecru 1,379 $62,865
Pontotoc 5,808 $54,306
Sherman 784 $37,031
Thaxton 996 $53,021
Toccopola 219 $32,250
Verona 3,062 $32,500

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

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