Altha, Florida

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Population in 2017: 526 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 
Males: 278  (53.0%)
Females: 248  (47.0%)
Median resident age:

33.5 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32421.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,823 (it was $27,917 in 2000)
Altha:

$37,823
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,547 (it was $12,677 in 2000)

Altha town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,927 (it was $39,600 in 2000)
Altha:

$90,927
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $150,991; detached houses: $171,161; mobile homes: $46,964

Median gross rent in 2017: $865.

March 2019 cost of living index in Altha: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.4%
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  • Races in Altha, FL (2010)
    • 49592.4%White alone
    • 264.9%Hispanic
    • 71.3%Black alone
    • 61.1%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

Races in Altha detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Altha, Florida as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Altha is 47 to 1.


Crime rates in Altha by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(192.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(191.9)
1
(194.6)
1
(184.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(186.6)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(386.1)
3
(576.9)
2
(387.6)
3
(581.4)
1
(191.9)
2
(389.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(365.0)
3
(559.7)
5
(929.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(386.1)
5
(961.5)
4
(775.2)
1
(193.8)
6
(1,152)
9
(1,751)
1
(184.2)
2
(365.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(185.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)42.5117.358.148.497.9136.244.240.176.572.5

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City-data.com crime index in Altha, FL

Crime rate in Altha detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Florida average:

2.45
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Ancestries: American (27.8%), German (14.3%), Scotch-Irish (13.1%), Italian (11.9%), English (3.9%), Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 209 feet

Land area: 1.43 square miles.

Population density: 369 people per square mile   (very low).

Altha, Florida map

22 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America).

This town:

4.3%
Florida:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $641 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (48.3 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (141.2 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (615.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Cypress, FL (3.0 miles ),
Blountstown, FL (3.2 miles ),
Grand Ridge, FL (3.4 miles ),
Bristol, FL (3.7 miles ),
Lake Mystic, FL (3.9 miles ),
Sneads, FL (3.9 miles ),
Marianna, FL (4.0 miles ),
Alford, FL (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 30.57 N, Longitude: 85.13 W

Area code: 850

Distribution of median household income in Altha, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Altha, FL in 2017
Altha satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Florida:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in Altha, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (20.8%)
  • Public administration (13.9%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (32.1%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.0%)
  • Truck transportation (7.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (18.1%)
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Altha, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)

Average climate in Altha, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Altha-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/28/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Altha town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/15/2004, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Altha-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 312.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.9 miles away from Altha center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 232.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 272.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 275.6 miles away from Altha center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 360.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tropical Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Winds: 3, Freeze: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Altha topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Altha:

  • CALHOUN-LIBERTY HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL)
  • RIVER VALLEY REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL)
  • PARAMOUNT HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL)
  • NHC HOMECARE MARIANNA (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MARIANNA, FL)

Airports and heliports located in Altha:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altha:

  • Bainbridge State College (about 42 miles; Bainbridge, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,308)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 45 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 48 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Florida State University (about 51 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 52 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 56 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 66 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)

Public high school in Altha:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Altha Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Bird Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Joseph Dube - Weightlifter.

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Altha and their reported violations in the past:

ALTHA, TOWN OF WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2010), St BCA signed (MAR-18-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2010), St BCA signed (MAR-18-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
PAGE POND ASSEMBLY OF GOD (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2012)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.9%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Altha (2011 data):

  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Altha Branch at 25463 North Main Street, branch established on 1999/06/30. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc

For population 15 years and over in Altha:

Marital status in Altha, FL
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Altha:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Altha, FL (based on Calhoun County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,72527
Other1,3972
Mainline Protestant4304
Black Protestant3613
Catholic531
None8,659-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Calhoun County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Calhoun County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Calhoun County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

29.4%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.4%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.8%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Altha:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Altha:

20.9%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.2%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Altha, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,639$19,6680$0
Judicial and Legal 1$375$4,5000$0
Water Supply 1$2,852$34,2241$399
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,746$32,9520$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$7,612$22,8361$399

Altha government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $116,000 ($220.53)
    Water Utilities: $112,000 ($212.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($108.37)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($76.05)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($70.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($7.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($5.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($134.98)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($28.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $93,000 ($176.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($34.22)

Altha government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $56,000 ($106.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($38.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($17.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($7.60)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $93,000 ($176.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $70,000 ($133.08)
    General Local Government Support: $48,000 ($91.25)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $64,000 ($121.67)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $27,000 ($51.33)

Altha government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $436,000 ($828.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $436,000 ($828.90)

Altha government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $695,000 ($1321.29)

7.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, FL  1.74% ($40,586 average AGI)
from Bay County, FL  1.27% ($32,882)
from Liberty County, FL  1.04% ($31,333)


6.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, FL  1.52% ($30,967 average AGI)
to Bay County, FL  0.88% ($35,943)
to Liberty County, FL  0.83% ($28,515)

Businesses in Altha, FL

  • Ace Hardware: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Altha:

  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTOT (980 AM; 1 kW; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WTYS (1340 AM; 1 kW; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Altha:

  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPHK (102.7 FM; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WZND (105.3 FM; HEADLAND, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMXP (103.5 FM; CALLAWAY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WJNF (91.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WJAQ (100.9 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W291AD (106.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFSQ (91.5 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGWD (93.3 FM; GRETNA, FL; Owner: DE-COL INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Altha:

  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WFSU-TV (Channel 11; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)

Altha fatal accident list:

Aug 27, 1983 02:10 AM, 274, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 1,112ft / 339mTotal length
  • 273,108Total average daily traffic
  • 31,295Total average daily truck traffic
  • 469,866Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Altha, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Altha, FL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Altha)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Calhoun County Airport (Lat: 30.488389 Lon: -85.112194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.7 m, Overall height: 6.9 m, Call Sign: WQPA484,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.112 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2012, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022, Certifier: Maxie Waldorff, Registrant: All Weather Inc, 1165 National Dr., Sacramento, CA 95834, Phone: (916) 928-6748, Fax: (916) 928-1165, Email:
  • Lat: 30.572306 Lon: -85.123500, Call Sign: WQYN463,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/2016, Expiration Date: 11/17/2026, Certifier: Ralph Yoder, Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 5306 Beethoven St, Los Angeles, CA 90066, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ALTHA, 27568 Sr 71 North (Lat: 30.596611 Lon: -85.137917), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 92 m, Overall height: 98.1 m, Call Sign: WQRA333,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • City Water Tank (Lat: 30.570722 Lon: -85.127972), Call Sign: KUC981,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.200 MHz, 459.025 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2019, Registrant: Adams Communications, 2843 Jefferson St, Marianna, FL 32448, Phone: (850) 294-8841, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Calhoun County Airport (Lat: 30.488389 Lon: -85.112194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.7 m, Overall height: 6.9 m, Call Sign: WQPV313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.350 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2012, Expiration Date: 08/22/2022, Registrant: All Weather Inc, 1165 National Dr., Sacramento, CA 95834, Phone: (916) 928-1000, Fax: (916) 928-1165, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Altha)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11492 , Serial Number: 15075459, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 09/23/2014
    Registrant (Individual): James H Mccroan, 18586 Ne Troy Mccroan, Altha, FL 32421
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 531PC , Serial Number: 17274698, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 03/27/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jimmy M Jr Waldorff, 15046 Nw J P Peacock Rd, Altha, FL 32421, Other Owners: Jimmy M Sr Waldorff
  • Aircraft: CZECH SPORT AIRCRAFT A S SPORTCRUISER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 634US , Serial Number: P1102034, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Donald S Smiley, 19922 Nw County Road 275, Altha, FL 32421

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 26. The highest number of reported fires - 58 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Altha, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.6%), and Structure Fires (27.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Altha, FL
    • 24161.6%Outside Fires
    • 10627.1%Structure Fires
    • 307.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 143.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Altha, FL
Most common first names in Altha, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4272.2 years
William2969.9 years
Mary2877.8 years
John2575.5 years
George2269.1 years
Charles1672.9 years
Robert1477.6 years
Thomas1275.6 years
Annie883.4 years
Arthur876.0 years
Most common last names in Altha, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nichols1680.6 years
Obryan1675.9 years
Hall1377.7 years
Chason1173.6 years
Bailey1070.5 years
Barfield1068.3 years
Shelton1070.2 years
Messer973.4 years
Musgrove977.9 years
Smith968.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Altha, FL
  • 83.0%Electricity
  • 13.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Altha, FL
  • 88.0%Electricity
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%No fuel used


Altha compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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