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Algoma is a town in Pontotoc County, in the Tupelo metro area.
The latitude of Algoma is 34.176N. The longitude is -89.031W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 417 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 522.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Algoma demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pontotoc County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38863 ZIP code.
6% of Algoma residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Algoma ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Algoma was $13,213, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Algoma residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Algoma, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $610.
Pontotoc County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Algoma political report.
The average commute time for Algoma workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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