Alva, Lee County, Florida

Alva is a city in Lee County, Florida. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,596. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18 square miles. An elevation is 10 feet (3.04 m) above sea level. The population density was 145 people per square mile. The median age was 57.3 years (Florida state median age was 41.5 years). For every 100 females there were 113 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2010)
2,596 residents
Population Change
+19% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
57.3 years (State: 41.5)
Below the Poverty Line
5% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
1,376 residents
Population Females
1,220 residents
Foreign Born Residents
1.3% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.4% North America
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
5.1% (State: 5.4%)

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    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Alva Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Alva Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Alva Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $221,735 (State: $153,300)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$113,735 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $612 – $1,194
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              86 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,918 (0.90%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,874 (0.90%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $60,113 (State: $46,036)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$18,175 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$9,093 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Florida Gulf Coast University
                      about 20 miles
                      Fort Myers, FL
                      Full-time enrollment: 11,165
                    • Edison State College
                      about 20 miles
                      Fort Myers, FL
                      FT enrollment: 10,649
                    • Hodges University
                      about 31 miles
                      Naples, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,132
                    • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota
                      about 78 miles
                      Bradenton, FL
                      FT enrollment: 8,012
                    • Polk State College
                      about 92 miles
                      Winter Haven, FL
                      FT enrollment: 7,935
                    • Indian River State College
                      about 93 miles
                      Fort Pierce, FL
                      FT enrollment: 12,211
                    • Southeastern University
                      about 94 miles
                      Lakeland, FL
                      FT enrollment: 2,407

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • RIVER HALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
                      Students: 259
                      Location: 2800 RIVER HALL PKWY
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • THE ALVA SCHOOL
                      Students: 36
                      Location: 17500 CHURCH AVE
                      Grades: PK-8
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Alva Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              115 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.96 (State: 2.04)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              11 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.19 (State: 0.11)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              50 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.85 (State: 1.28)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              167 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              2.84 (State: 3.04)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              508 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              8.64 (State: 7.45)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Alva

                              • LEHIGH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 7 miles away
                                LEHIGH ACRES, FL
                                Nursing Home, about 7 miles away
                                LEHIGH ACRES, FL
                              • LEHIGH ACRES DIALYSIS
                                Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away
                                LEHIGH ACRES, FL
                              • LEHIGH ACRES DIALYSIS CENTER LLC
                                Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away
                                LEHIGH ACRES, FL
                              • GULF COAST CENTER FACILITY VI
                                Hospital, about 10 miles away
                                FORT MYERS, FL
                              • GATEWAY DIALYSIS
                                Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away
                                LEHIGH ACRES, FL
                              • MEADOWBROOK MANOR
                                Nursing Home, about 13 miles away
                                LA BELLE, FL

                              Airports & Heliports in Alva

                              • Alma Airport

                              Amtrak Stations in Alva

                              • 16 miles: FORT MYERS (13000 N. CLEVELAND AVE.)
                                Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Alva by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2013)


                                      Natural Disasters in Alva


                                        Air Quality Information

                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Tornadoes Average Activity
                                          21% (Smaller then US)
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          97% (Smaller then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          20 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          12 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          5 pc.
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                                          ZIP Codes for Alva: 33920
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