Alto, Georgia Population 2022

1,204
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Alto is a city located in Habersham County Georgia. Alto has a 2020 population of 1,204. Alto is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 1.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,184 in 2010.

The average household income in Alto is $47,120 with a poverty rate of 19.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $772 per month, and the median house value is $115,200. The median age in Alto is 33.4 years, 28.8 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Alto Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Altowas:

  • White: 80.22%
  • Asian: 7.85%
  • Other race: 7.53%
  • Black or African American: 3.68%
  • Two or more races: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alto, Georgia is 1,204 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,204.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,184.

Alto, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,00280.22%
Asian987.85%
Some Other Race947.53%
Black or African American463.68%
Two or More Races90.72%
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Alto Population by Race

Alto Population Pyramid $2022

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Alto Median Age

33.4


Total

28.8


Male

37.3


Female

Alto Adults

There are 836 adults, (103 of whom are seniors) in Alto.

Alto Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Alto Sex Ratio

Female

657

52.60%

Male

592

47.40%

Alto Population by Age

Alto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male16.7%83.3%
Non Family34.3%65.7%
Female50%50%
All64.3%35.7%
Married86.5%13.5%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alto Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3643.4364.3
Married2073.9686.5
Non Family991.4434.3
Female344.8850
Male245.0416.7

4.08

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

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Alto Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26938.82%
9th to 12th Grade608.66%
High School Graduate20729.87%
Some College10515.15%
Associates Degree182.60%
Bachelors Degree294.18%
Graduate Degree50.72%
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Alto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alto Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White30821115
Hispanic2897013
Asian54426
Black4241
Other Race25119

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 36.00%.

Alto Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,057$38,281$26,458
Less Than 9th Grade$27,628$31,458$24,773
High School Graduate$32,386$39,044$18,625
Some College$36,250$52,500$32,841
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,057

Average Earnings

$38,281

Average Male

$26,458

Average Female

Alto Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alto Language by Age

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Alto Language

45.22% of Alto residents speak only English, while 54.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.90% of the population.

Alto Language

Alto Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48312626.09%
Hispanic6139515.50%
Other27NaN%
Black462758.70%

19.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.41%

Male Poverty Rate

21.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alto is Black, with 58.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alto is Hispanic, with 15.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.27%.

Alto Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater26.47%
Some College21.95%
Less Than 9th Grade20.97%
High School4.35%

Alto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed80.65%
Female Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed7.11%
Male Employed5.12%

Alto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alto Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,857$47,120
Families$52,768$54,327
Married Families$56,875-
Non Families$23,542$24,681
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Income by Household Type

Alto Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alto Married by Age and Sex

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Alto Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alto Marital Status by Race

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Alto Marital Status

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48

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea23
Vietnam6
Second Gulf War4
World War II2
First Gulf War2

Alto Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+25
35 to 5414
65 to 746
55 to 643
18 to 34

Alto Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White466.71%
Asian23.33%

Alto Veterans by Race

Alto Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alto Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Alto Employment by Age

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Alto Employment by Race

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Alto Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.05%

Born in Alto

72.14%

Native Born

27.86%

Foreign Born

22.74%

Non Citizen

5.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.14% of Alto residents were born in the United States, with 62.05% having been born in Georgia. 22.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alto Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,20420.17%
20211,20220.17%
20201,20020.17%
20191,19820.17%
20181,19670.59%
20171,189100.85%
20161,17920.17%
20151,1770.00%
20141,17720.17%
20131,17540.34%
20121,171-4-0.34%
20111,175-9-0.76%
20101,1840.00%

Alto Population by Year