|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Alva is 4,997. Alva, Oklahoma is the 4,813th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Alva was in 1990, when its population was 5,650. In 1990, Alva was the 3,743rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,813th largest city in the US. Alva is currently 11.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Alva has shrunk 4.9% since the year 2000. Alva, Oklahoma's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|4807||Ardsley, New York||5,006||17.0%|
|4808||Circle Pines, Minnesota||5,005||7.2%|
|4810||Sergeant Bluff, Iowa||5,000||49.7%|
|4816||Kenneth City, Florida||4,994||12.4%|
The total voting age population of Alva, Oklahoma, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,111. The voting age population is 49.4% male and 50.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.9% of the residents of Alva are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Alva are 89.6% White, 3.8% Black, 3.0% Two or more races, 2.0% Asian, 1.2% American Indian and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 7.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Alva, 15.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.4%. On a per-household basis, 5.9% of families are below the poverty line in Alva.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.9% of Alva residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.7% of Alva residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 34.3% have a bachelor's degree and 10.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Alva residents aged 5 and older, 7.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Alva is 4.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Alva, 18.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Alva is $44,646.
In Alva, 58.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.1% of housing units in Alva.
Of all the housing units in Alva, 25.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Alva, 3.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Alva is $692.
In Alva, 76.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.