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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Altowas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Alto
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.