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Population in 2012: 1,162 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.6%
Males: 621  (53.4%)
Females: 541  (46.6%)

Median resident age:  30.1 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30510.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,406 (it was $30,750 in 2000)
Alto:

$33,406
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,693

Alto town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,261 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Alto:

$95,261
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $109,565; Detached houses: $123,871; Mobile homes: $80,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $610.

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  • White alone - 571 (48.7%)
  • Hispanic - 511 (43.6%)
  • Asian alone - 41 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 21 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alto: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (6.5%), Irish (5.5%), United States (5.0%), German (3.4%), French (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1394 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,408 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Alto:

  • High school or higher: 50.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alto town:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

393 residents are foreign born (4.4% Asia).

This town:  31.5%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Alto, Georgia as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alto to the number of sex offenders is 77 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $740 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $765 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (37.0 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (68.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (556.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Raoul, GA (1.4 miles ), Baldwin, GA (1.4 miles ), Cornelia, GA (2.0 miles ), Mount Airy, GA (2.3 miles ), Demorest, GA (2.6 miles ), Lula, GA (2.7 miles ), Mossy Creek, GA (2.9 miles) , Homer, GA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.47 N, Longitude: 83.57 W

Alto household income distribution Alto home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Alto by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 3230
per 100,000 327.9219.5252.70.0
Burglaries 5325
per 100,000 546.4329.3168.5421.9
Thefts 38124
per 100,000 327.9878.21011.0337.6
Auto thefts 0101
per 100,000 0.0109.80.084.4
Arson N/A000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.8) 121.7115.4107.051.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +222 (+33.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Alto-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the Alto town center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the town center killed 12 people and injured 171 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alto-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from Alto center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from Alto center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Banks County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Alto:

  • OAKS AT SCENIC VIEW, THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BALDWIN, GA)
  • GATEWAY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLEVELAND, GA)
  • WAUKA MOUNTAIN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GAINESVILLE, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Alto, GA

Amtrak stations near Alto:

  • 16 miles: TOCCOA (47 N. ALEXANDER ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: GAINESVILLE (104 SE 1ST AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alto:

  • Gainesville State College (about 24 miles; Oakwood, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • North Georgia College & State University (about 24 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 4,201)
  • Athens Technical College (about 36 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 2,099)
  • University of Georgia (about 38 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 31,017)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 42 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,051)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 45 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,066)
  • Clemson University (about 46 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)

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Churches in Alto include: Crossroads Baptist Church (A), Alto Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Crossroads Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Banks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.4. This is about average.
City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00248. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00248
U.S.:

0.06353

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

BANKS CO - MOUNTAIN CREEK (Population served: 4160, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1998 and OCT-05-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1998 and OCT-05-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2003)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
ALTO (Population served: 2500, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and OCT-06-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2000)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.4%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.9% for Black residents, 46.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.8% for other race residents, 60.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  3.2 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  82.2%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alto, GA

41 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Alto compared to Georgia state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alto travel time to work - commute


Alto mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Alto town (based on Banks County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.54%
Here46.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents76.3%8.1%7.9%6.2%1.6%
Congregations54.8%6.5%9.7%19.4%9.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Banks County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Banks County:

29.1%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,445$29,3400$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,155$61,8606$2,768
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,029$42,1741$890
Police - Other 1$2,188$26,2561$394
Streets and Highways 1$2,356$28,2720$0
Water Supply 1$4,593$55,1161$1,152
Totals for Government 7$23,766$40,7429$5,204

Alto government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($11.19)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($10.33)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($7.75)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $114,000 ($98.11)
    Sewerage: $76,000 ($65.40)
    Central Staff Services: $62,000 ($53.36)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($21.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($19.79)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($8.61)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($4.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($3.44)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($3.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($1.72)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.86)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($10.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $98,000 ($84.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($18.93)

Alto government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $99,000 ($85.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($18.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $54,000 ($46.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($23.24)
    Rents: $4,000 ($3.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $148,000 ($127.37)
  • Tax - Property: $36,000 ($30.98)
    Other Selective Sales: $32,000 ($27.54)
    Public Utilities: $22,000 ($18.93)
    NEC: $5,000 ($4.30)

Alto government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $447,000 ($384.68)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($36.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $489,000 ($420.83)

Alto government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $629,000 ($541.31)

11.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.24%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Habersham County, GA  2.24% ($34,108 average AGI)
from Jackson County, GA  1.98% ($25,226)
from Hall County, GA  1.66% ($28,910)


10.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.11%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Habersham County, GA  2.17% ($25,096 average AGI)
to Jackson County, GA  1.80% ($31,063)
to Hall County, GA  1.25% ($27,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alto:

  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WCON (1450 AM; 1 kW; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alto:

  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)
  • WMJE (102.9 FM; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Alto:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Alto fatal accident list:

Nov 3, 2010 12:35 AM, Sr-365, Mt. Zion Road, Lat: 34.45836667, Lon: -83.6082, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3
Apr 10, 2007 07:07 AM, Co Rd 432, Lat: 34.469778, Lon: -83.570444, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 13, 2001 12:05 AM, 28, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 1995 07:40 AM, 141, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 20, 1991 08:05 PM, 141, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $392,000
Total average daily traffic: 500
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 10

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Us Hwy 23 1 Mi Sw (Lat: 34.444278 Lon: -83.611000), Call Sign: KUQ694, Licensee ID: L00011952
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/25/2012, Expiration Date: 08/19/2022
    Registrant: State Of Georgia, 47 Trinity Ave 130-07, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (404) 656-2042, Fax: (404) 657-0320, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Km N. Of Mud Creek (Lat: 34.484833 Lon: -83.639889), Structure height: 107 m, Call Sign: KPL368, Licensee ID: L00044091
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.990 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/1992, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020
    Registrant: Jacobs Media Corporation, P. O. Box 10, Gainesville, GA 30503

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • AT72XC078, Alto (Lat: 34.475833 Lon: -83.622361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQQZ387
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2013, Expiration Date: 03/29/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alto)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 107SK , Serial Number: 17702004, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/02/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Sky High Investments LLC, 7461 Tribble Gap Rd, Alto, GA 30510
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 15LM , Serial Number: AA1C0116, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Keith Kleinert, 1529 Mud Creek Rd, Alto, GA 30510
  • Aircraft: THOMASON MANNAN J THOMASON RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A3B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 161RL , Serial Number: 80480, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Mannan J Thomason, 2345 Mud Creek Rd, Alto, GA 30510
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5057A , Serial Number: 28057, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/1955
    Registrant (Partnership): Mike N Galloway, Po Box 391, Alto, GA 30510, Other Owners: Mark R Galloway


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Alto, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5871.9 years
John5274.8 years
James5074.4 years
Robert3665.7 years
Mary3276.1 years
George2474.7 years
Paul2270.8 years
Roy1874.8 years
Ruby1874.1 years
Charles1870.2 years
Most common last names in Alto, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wade7478.1 years
Martin5472.3 years
Simmons4075.8 years
Cook2878.6 years
Armour2865.7 years
Dodd2868.4 years
Davidson2670.8 years
Thomas2476.4 years
Brown2277.7 years
Morris2273.7 years

Businesses in Alto, GA

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1


Alto on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Kevin Nelson King (6)
  • Andrew G. Wall (3)
  • Kevin King (2)
  • Lumite, Inc. (1)
  • James Stroup (1)
  • Tony Thomas (1)
  • Thomas Johnson (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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