Alva is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,596 people and just one neighborhood, Alva is the 334th largest community in Florida.
Occupations and Workforce
Alva is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Alva is a town of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alva who work in office and administrative support (19.09%), management occupations (17.26%) and sales jobs (10.96%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.67% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Alva has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Alva a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Alva, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.60 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Alva doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.