Alva, Florida Population 2024

2,986

Alva is a city located in Lee County Florida. Alva has a 2024 population of 2,986. Alva is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,013 in 2020.

The average household income in Alva is $92,785 with a poverty rate of 6.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alva is 52.6 years, 52.4 years for males, and 52.6 years for females.

Alva Demographics

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

  • White: 91.59%
  • Asian: 4.49%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
17.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
171.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.9% (-27)
The current population of Alva, Florida is 2,986 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 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,73591.59%
Asian1344.49%
Two or more races1043.48%
Other race130.44%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alva Population by Race

Alva Population Pyramid 2024

Alva Median Age

52.6

Total

52.4

Male

52.6

Female

Alva Adults

There are 2,438 adults, (986 of whom are seniors) in Alva.

Alva Age Dependency

105.6

Age Dependency Ratio

67.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Alva Sex Ratio

Female1,41347.32%
Male1,57352.68%

Alva Population by Age

Alva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2012.4993.76.3
Married6982.8397.62.4
Non Family3741.5584.215.8
Male1163.361000
Female133.151000
showing: 5 rows

2.91

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

93.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alva 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

Alva Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alva Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Alva Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,378

Average Earnings

$70,313

Average Male

$41,935

Average Female

Alva Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alva Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alva Language

91.27% of Alva residents speak only English, while 8.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.57% of the population.

Alva Language

Alva Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,5911435.52%
Asian1343022.39%
Other1313100%
Hispanic176137.39%
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6.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.32%

Male Poverty Rate

8.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alva

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alva is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alva is White, with 5.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.51%.

Alva Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.12%
Some College8.58%
Less Than 9th Grade3.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%
showing: 4 rows

Alva Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.81%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed1.72%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Alva Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alva Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alva Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Alva Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alva Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

238

Number of Veterans

238

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Alva Veterans by War

count

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Alva Veterans by Age

count

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Alva Veterans by Race

Alva Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alva Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Alva Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alva Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alva 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

48.23%

Born in Alva

92.43%

Native Born

7.57%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

4.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.43% of Alva residents were born in the United States, with 48.23% having been born in Florida. 3.15% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,986
20232,986
20222,986551.88%
20212,931-82-2.72%
20203,013612.07%
20192,9522288.37%
20182,724401.49%
20172,68437516.24%
20162,30922110.58%
20152,088482.35%
20142,040-191-8.56%
20132,231-102-4.37%
20122,333-139-5.62%
20112,472-124-4.78%
20102,596
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Alva Population by Year