Alba, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Alba, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Alba Census Designated Place had a population of 321 as of July 1, 2018. 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 44.9786 and longitude -84.9695 in Antrim County. The formal boundaries for the Alba Census Designated Place (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 321
Population in Households 321
Population in Familes 265
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 118
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $43,506
Average Household Income $54,169
Per Capita Income $21,128


Total Housing Units 174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $120,833
Average Home Value $142,890


Total Households 124
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.03% 0.55%
Households 1.02% 0.48%
Families 1.32% 0.45%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

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, 2018 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 # 603 13th
Population Density # 653 6th
Diversity Index # 594 14th
Median Household Income # 431 38th
Per Capita Income # 536 23rd

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