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Alva, FL
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Living in Alva


Alva is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,725 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Alva is the 352nd largest community in Florida.

Housing costs in Alva are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Alva is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alva is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alva who work in management occupations (23.48%), sales jobs (12.24%), and office and administrative support (11.37%).

Also of interest is that Alva has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

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.

In Alva, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.89 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Alva does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Alva is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.68% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Alva in 2018 was $39,972, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $159,888 for a family of four.

Alva is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Alva home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alva residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Alva include German, English, Irish, Canadian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Alva is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and French.


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