Alva is a city located in Lee County Florida. With a 2020 population of 2,751, it is the 588th largest city in Florida and the 9285th largest city in the United States. Alva is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually but its population has decreased by -8.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,013 in 2020. Spanning over 18 miles, Alva has a population density of 158 people per square mile.
The average household income in Alva is $104,213 with a poverty rate of 6.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $887 per month, and the median house value is $284,300. The median age in Alva is 55.4 years, 51.9 years for males, and 57.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alvawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
90.46% of Alva residents speak only English, while 9.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.87% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Alva is Hispanic, with 45.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Alva is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.90%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Alva
89.45% of Alva residents were born in the United States, with 45.60% having been born in Florida. 5.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.