Alva is located in northwest Oklahoma. Alva is between the Woods, Alfalfa county. Alva has 2.39 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Alva population is 4,990, which has shrunk 5.64% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 10.67% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Alva median household income is $46,127 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 68.15% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 38.43% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Alva median house value is $80,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 58.43% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 62.66% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Alva is better than the state average in quality. The Alva area code is 580.