Alba, MI Profile: Facts & Data

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Alba, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Alba Census Designated Place had a population of 322 as of July 1, 2019. Alba ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alba is located at latitude 44.9747 and longitude -84.9687 in Antrim County. The formal boundaries for the Alba Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Antrim County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,178 feet.

The Alba Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583714) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Alba Census Designated Place is located within Township of Chestonia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Antrim County.


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Alba, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Alba, MI Housing Affordability Index is 224
State of Michigan Housing Affordability Index is 142
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Alba, MI Wealth Index is 57
State of Michigan Wealth Index is 92
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 322 (100%)
Population in Households 322 (100.0%)
Population in Families 268 (83.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 118
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,973
Average Household Income $57,442
Per Capita Income $22,918
Wealth Index4 57

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $117,424
Housing Affordability Index3 224
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 125
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.95% 0.55%
Households 1.0% 0.48%
Families 1.3% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Alba, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alba to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 604 13th
Population Density # 653 6th
Diversity Index # 533 24th
Median Household Income # 424 39th
Per Capita Income # 492 29th

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