Alamo, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alamo, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Alamo had a population of 3,398 as of July 1, 2016. Alamo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alamo is located at latitude 32.1476 and longitude -82.7798 in Wheeler County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alamo (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Wheeler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 230 feet.

The Town of Alamo (GNIS ID: 2405127) 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 Alamo is located within Alamo Division of Wheeler County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alamo 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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Alamo, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,398
Population in Households 1,183
Population in Familes 1,001
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,215
Population Density1 1,734
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 377
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 260
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $56,746
Average Home Value $83,442


Median Household Income $38,763
Average Household Income $47,386
Per Capita Income $12,522
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.16% 0.07%
Households 0.61% 0.37%
Families 1.15% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   0.81%
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.

Alamo, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alamo 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 # 214 66th
Population Density1 # 72 89th
Diversity Index2 # 83 87th
Median Household Income # 283 55th
Per Capita Income # 612 2nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.