Alto, Georgia Population 2020

1,217

Alto is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,217, it is the 286th largest city in Georgia and the 9523rd largest city in the United States. Alto is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 3.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,172 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Alto has a population density of 1,073 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alto is $49,168 with a poverty rate of 19.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $642 per month, and the median house value is $116,100. The median age in Alto is 33.1 years, 32.3 years for males, and 33.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

Alto Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alto was:

  • White: 86.01%
  • Black or African American: 5.12%
  • Asian: 4.36%
  • Other race: 4.05%
  • Two or more races: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alto, Georgia is 1,217, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,199.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,172.

Alto, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,12586.01%
Black or African American675.12%
Asian574.36%
Some Other Race534.05%
Two or More Races60.46%

Alto Population Pyramid 2020

Alto Median Age

33.1


Total

32.3


Male

33.9


Female

Alto Adults

There are 890 adults, (91 of whom are seniors) in Alto.

Alto Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

11.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Alto Sex Ratio

Female

667

50.99%

Male

641

49.01%

Alto Households and Families

Alto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All71.6%28.4%
Female60.9%39.1%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
Male22.7%77.3%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3703.5471.6
Married2334.1385.4
Non Family921.4751.1
Female235.1360.9
Male224.2322.7

4.12

Average Family Size

3.54

Average Household Size

10.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alto Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30240.76%
9th to 12th Grade7910.66%
High School Graduate17123.08%
Some College12416.73%
Associates Degree202.70%
Bachelors Degree314.18%
Graduate Degree141.89%

Alto Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3407011
White30921829
Black5651
Asian38235
Other Race1664

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 25.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,918$37,361$27,520
Less Than High School$27,802$31,875$27,569
High School Grad$31,000$35,865$
Some College$41,563$51,369$
Bachelors Degree$$11,071$48,036
Graduate Degree$63,036$$

$28,918

Average Earnings

$37,361

Average Male

$27,520

Average Female

Alto Language

Alto Language by Age

Alto Language

44.54% of Alto residents speak only English, while 55.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 52.81% of the population.

Alto Poverty

Alto Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic69215522.40%
White4888216.80%
Black672537.31%
Other532037.74%

19.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.81%

Male Poverty Rate

19.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alto is Other, with 37.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alto is White, with 16.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.10%
Some College19.44%
High School9.94%
Bachelors or Greater8.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.15%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Male Employed6.14%
Female Employed1.74%

Alto Income

Alto Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,536$49,168
Families$60,179$56,124
Married Families$65,159-
Non Families$20,909$23,348

Alto Marital Status

Alto Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Alto Married by Age and Sex

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

Alto Veterans

35

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea9
Vietnam6
First Gulf War5
Second Gulf War5
World War II2
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5416
75+11
65 to 746
55 to 642
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White303.98%
Asian510.20%

$Alto Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alto Employment Status

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Alto Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.25%

Born in Georgia

69.95%

Native Born

30.05%

Foreign Born

25.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

69.95% of Alto residents were born in the United States, with 59.25% having been born in Georgia. 25.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,21790.75%
20191,20890.75%
20181,19940.33%
20171,19590.76%
20161,18620.17%
20151,18430.25%
20141,18120.17%
20131,17940.34%
20121,175-10-0.84%
20111,185-6-0.50%
20101,1910.00%