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Alamo, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Alamo is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wheeler County at latitude 32.1476 and longitude -82.7798. Wheeler County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 230 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Alamo, but most people and references simply refer to it as Alamo, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Alamo indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Town of Alamo, GA Boundary Map


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Alamo, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,348
Population in Households 1,153
Population in Familes 966
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,195
Population Density1 1,709
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 376
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 235 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $82,042
Average Home Value $109,657


Median Household Income $28,957
Average Household Income $37,497
Per Capita Income $6,836
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 4.32% 0.23%
Households 0.83% 0.73%
Families 1.79% 0.61%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   0.17%
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 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 213 66th
Population Density1 # 74 88th
Diversity Index2 # 238 63rd
Median Household Income # 486 22nd
Per Capita Income # 623 0th

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