Alston, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Alston, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Alston had a population of 172 as of July 1, 2018. 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 32.0807 and longitude -82.4776 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alston 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.

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Alston, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 172
Population in Households 172
Population in Familes 146
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $33,464
Average Household Income $49,325
Per Capita Income $19,923


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $79,167
Average Home Value $99,545


Total Households 71
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.96% 0.8%
Households 0.89% 1.1%
Families 0.24% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

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, 2018 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 # 575 8th
Population Density # 609 3rd
Diversity Index # 427 32nd
Median Household Income # 491 22nd
Per Capita Income # 397 37th

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