Alva, Oklahoma Population 2020

4,920
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Alva is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 4,920, it is the 76th largest city in Oklahoma and the 4795th largest city in the United States. Alva is currently declining at a rate of -1.05% annually and its population has decreased by -0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,945 in 2010. Alva reached it's highest population of 7,440 in 1970. Spanning over 6 miles, Alva has a population density of 769 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alva is $63,352 with a poverty rate of 17.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $704 per month, and the median house value is $93,300. The median age in Alva is 33 years, 30.7 years for males, and 36.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.5 males.

Alva Demographics

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

  • White: 90.36%
  • Two or more races: 3.57%
  • Black or African American: 2.72%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Native American: 1.30%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alva, Oklahoma is 4,920, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,024.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,945.

Alva, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,65790.36%
Two or More Races1843.57%
Black or African American1402.72%
Asian851.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native671.30%
Some Other Race210.41%
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Alva Population Pyramid 2020

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Alva Median Age

33


Total

30.7


Male

36.4


Female

Alva Adults

There are 4,185 adults, (835 of whom are seniors) in Alva.

Alva Age Dependency

53.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Alva Sex Ratio

Female

2,448

47.50%

Male

2,706

52.50%

Alva Households and Families

Alva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alva Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
Male66.7%33.3%
All60.6%39.4%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Female38.1%61.9%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0412.3660.6
Non Family9171.4350.4
Married8243.0277.7
Female2313.6238.1
Male692.7166.7

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Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Alva Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade742.30%
9th to 12th Grade2919.04%
High School Graduate81625.36%
Some College86726.94%
Associates Degree571.77%
Bachelors Degree72422.50%
Graduate Degree38912.09%
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Alva Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8322,555991
Hispanic1537928
Multiple Races878723
Black584417
Asian575739
Native American434315

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.42%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,757$41,712$24,775
Less Than High School$13,125$21,518$9,330
High School Grad$27,019$28,594$25,573
Some College$35,667$51,367$18,438
Bachelors Degree$40,455$50,977$25,781
Graduate Degree$53,333$$54,511

$31,757

Average Earnings

$41,712

Average Male

$24,775

Average Female

Alva Language

Alva Language by Age

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Alva Language

89.41% of Alva residents speak only English, while 10.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.97% of the population.

Alva Poverty

Alva Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,12961314.85%
Hispanic29016657.24%
Black1013029.70%
Multiple15974.40%
Native56610.71%

17.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.44%

Male Poverty Rate

19.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alva

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alva is Hispanic, with 57.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alva is Multiple, with 4.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.92%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.51%
High School19.02%
Some College6.36%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.17%
Female Employed23.55%
Male Employed14.17%
Male Unemployed7.61%

Alva Income

Alva Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,349$63,352
Families$69,925$81,301
Married Families$88,750-
Non Families$28,277$37,665
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Alva Marital Status

Alva Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

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 Veterans

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301

Number of Veterans

261

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam114
Korea51
Second Gulf War42
First Gulf War39
World War II9
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Age Group Veterans
75+97
65 to 7470
35 to 5464
55 to 6438
18 to 3432
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2947.68%
Black77.53%

Alva Veterans by Education

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18.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alva Employment Status

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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55.04%

Born in Oklahoma

95.83%

Native Born

4.17%

Foreign Born

2.19%

Non Citizen

1.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.83% of Alva residents were born in the United States, with 55.04% having been born in Oklahoma. 2.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,920-52-1.05%
20194,972-52-1.04%
20185,024-99-1.93%
20175,123-52-1.00%
20165,175-88-1.67%
20155,263320.61%
20145,2311442.83%
20135,087851.70%
20125,002310.62%
20114,971-75-1.49%
20105,046-242-0.47%
20005,288-207-0.38%
19905,495-921-1.54%
19806,416-1,024-1.47%
19707,4401,1821.75%
19606,258-247-0.39%
19506,5051,4502.55%
19405,055-66-0.13%
19305,1211,2082.73%
19203,9132250.59%
19103,6880.00%