Alva, Florida Population 2022

2,751
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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.

Alva Demographics

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

  • White: 83.94%
  • Two or more races: 6.67%
  • Asian: 6.54%
  • Black or African American: 2.32%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alva, Florida is 2,751 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,013.

Alva, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Alva Population by Race

Alva Population Pyramid 2022

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Alva Median Age

51


Total

51.1


Male

50.8


Female

Alva Adults

There are 2,590 adults, (887 of whom are seniors) in Alva.

Alva Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Alva Sex Ratio

Female

1,384

45.93%

Male

1,629

54.07%

Alva Population by Age

Alva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alva Household Types

91.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alva Households and Families

2.9

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Alva Households by Type

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Alva Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alva Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Alva Educational Attainment by Race

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$42,639

Average Earnings

$53,579

Average Male

$34,671

Average Female

Alva Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alva Language by Age

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Alva Language

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.

Alva Language

Alva Poverty by Race

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6.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.83%

Male Poverty Rate

8.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alva

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%.

Alva Poverty

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Alva Poverty Rate by Education

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Alva Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alva Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Alva Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Alva Married by Age and Sex

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Alva 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.

Alva Marital Status by Race

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Alva Marital Status

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214

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Alva Veterans by War

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Alva Veterans by Age

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Alva Veterans by Race

Alva Veterans by Education

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3.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alva Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Alva Employment by Age

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Alva Employment by Race

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Alva 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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45.60%

Born in Alva

89.45%

Native Born

10.55%

Foreign Born

5.91%

Non Citizen

4.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Alva Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Alva Population by Year