Alston, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Alston, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Alston had a population of 159 as of July 1, 2016. Alston ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alston is located at latitude 32.0866 and longitude -82.4802 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alston (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 230 feet.

The Town of Alston (GNIS ID: 2405142) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Alston is located within Uvalda Division of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Alston, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 159
Population in Households 159
Population in Familes 136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 66
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 77 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $60,938
Average Home Value $81,633
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,818
Average Household Income $44,319
Per Capita Income $18,001
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.97% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Alston, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alston to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 584 7th
Population Density1 # 611 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 427 32nd
Median Household Income # 462 26th
Per Capita Income # 408 35th

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