Alturas, Florida Population 2024

3,460

Alturas is a city located in Polk County Florida. Alturas has a 2024 population of 3,460. Alturas is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -8.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,778 in 2020.

The average household income in Alturas is $75,207 with a poverty rate of 15.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alturas is 39.3 years, 34.4 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Alturas Demographics

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

  • White: 74.48%
  • Two or more races: 17.63%
  • Other race: 6.79%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
54.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
64.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.42% (-318)
The current population of Alturas, Florida is 3,460 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,778.

Alturas, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,57774.48%
Two or more races61017.63%
Other race2356.79%
Black or African American381.1%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alturas Population by Race

Alturas Population Pyramid 2024

Alturas Median Age

39.3

Total

34.4

Male

39.9

Female

Alturas Adults

There are 2,599 adults, (566 of whom are seniors) in Alturas.

Alturas Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Alturas Sex Ratio

Female1,73050%
Male1,73050%

Alturas Population by Age

Alturas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1942.979.420.6
Married6283.293.36.7
Non Family3101.2383.516.5
Female2124.254258
Male443.831.868.2
showing: 5 rows

3.31

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alturas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alturas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alturas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 52.63%.

Alturas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,172

Average Earnings

$41,729

Average Male

$30,833

Average Female

Alturas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alturas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alturas Language

81.7% of Alturas residents speak only English, while 18.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.3% of the population.

Alturas Language

Alturas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,17431914.67%
Hispanic1,16920817.79%
Other23517976.17%
Multiple610416.72%
showing: 4 rows

15.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.15%

Male Poverty Rate

13.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alturas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alturas is Other, with 76.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alturas is Multiple, with 6.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.08%.

Alturas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.06%
High School23.26%
Some College6%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Alturas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.3%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed26.51%
Female Employed4.12%
showing: 4 rows

Alturas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alturas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alturas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Alturas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alturas 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.

Alturas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alturas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

227

Number of Veterans

227

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Alturas Veterans by War

count

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Alturas Veterans by Age

count

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Alturas Veterans by Race

Alturas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alturas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Alturas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alturas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alturas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.99%

Born in Alturas

92.63%

Native Born

7.37%

Foreign Born

4.86%

Non Citizen

2.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.63% of Alturas residents were born in the United States, with 58.99% having been born in Florida. 4.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alturas Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,460
20233,460
20223,460-191-5.23%
20213,651-127-3.36%
20203,7783038.72%
20193,475-198-5.39%
20183,673-417-10.2%
20174,09041111.17%
20163,679-77-2.05%
20153,756-192-4.86%
20143,948601.54%
20133,8883399.55%
20123,549-173-4.65%
20113,722-463-11.06%
20104,185
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Alturas Population by Year