Alta, Placer County, California

Alta is a city in Placer County, California. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 610. An elevation is 3,590 feet (1,094.23 m) above sea level. The median age was 48.1 years (California state median age was 35.7 years). For every 100 females there were 87 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2010)
610 residents
Residents Median Age
48.1 years (State: 35.7)
Below the Poverty Line
7.5% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
283 residents
Population Females
327 residents
Foreign Born Residents
1.5% (State: 26.9%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.4% (State: 5.5%)

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    Alta Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


      Alta Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)

        Financial Information
        Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
        $352,500 (State: $373,100)
        Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
        Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
        95 (USA: 100)
        Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
        $1,800 (0.80%)
        Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
        $1,901 (0.60%)
        Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
        $56,077 (State: $60,190)
        Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
        Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

        Education attainment (25+ years residents)


          Nearest Colleges & Universities

          • Sierra College
            about 36 miles
            Rocklin, CA
            Full-time enrollment: 11,488
          • Yuba College
            about 40 miles
            Marysville, CA
            FT enrollment: 4,737
          • Folsom Lake College
            about 42 miles
            Folsom, CA
            FT enrollment: 5,308
          • American River College
            about 49 miles
            Sacramento, CA
            FT enrollment: 20,452
          • Butte College
            about 55 miles
            Oroville, CA
            FT enrollment: 8,649
          • Western Nevada College
            about 55 miles
            Carson City, NV
            FT enrollment: 2,338
          • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc
            about 55 miles
            Sacramento, CA
            FT enrollment: 3,193

          List of Largest Private High Schools

            Students: 7
            Location: 100 PORTILLO RD
            Grades: KG-11

          List of Largest Public Middle Schools

            Students: 59
            Location: 11800 PALA MISSION RD.
            Grades: KG-5
            Charter school
          Labor Market Description

          Unemployment Rate


            Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


              Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                Male: Most Common Occupations


                  Female: Most Common Occupations

                    Alta Infrastructure
                    Grocery Stores in the City
                    55 stores
                    Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                    1.66 (State: 2.14)
                    Supercenters in the City
                    2 centers
                    Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                    0.06 (State: 0.04)
                    Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                    20 stores
                    Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                    0.60 (State: 0.62)
                    Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                    74 stores
                    Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                    2.23 (State: 1.49)
                    Number of Restaurants in the City
                    299 restaurants
                    Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                    9.00 (State: 7.42)

                    Hospitals in Alta

                    • CRYSTAL RIDGE CARE CENTER
                      Nursing Home, about 13 miles away
                      GRASS VALLEY, CA
                    • SPRING HILL MANOR
                      Nursing Home, about 13 miles away
                      GRASS VALLEY, CA
                    • GOLDEN EMPIRE CONV HOSP
                      Nursing Home, about 13 miles away
                      GRASS VALLEY, CA
                    • SIERRA NEVADA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals
                      about 13 miles away
                      GRASS VALLEY, CA
                    • WOLF CREEK CARE CENTER
                      Nursing Home, about 13 miles away
                      GRASS VALLEY, CA
                    • SIERRA NEVADA HOME CARE
                      Home Health Center, about 14 miles away
                      GRASS VALLEY, CA
                    • OAK PARK NURSING HOME
                      Nursing Home, about 15 miles away
                      GRASS VALLEY, CA

                    Amtrak Stations in Alta

                    • 11 miles: COLFAX (CHURCH ST. & SP TRACKS)
                      Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
                    • 12 miles: NEVADA CITY (301 SACRAMENTO ST.)
                      Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.
                    • 14 miles: GRASS VALLEY (125 E. MAIN ST.)
                      Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
                    Other Information

                    Alta by Race (According to 2010)


                      Median Unit Value (According to 2013)


                        Natural Disasters in Alta


                          Air Quality Information

                            Common Weather Information
                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                            742% (Greater then US)
                            Number of Natural Disasters
                            15 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                            Number of Major Disasters
                            9 pc.
                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                            2 pc.
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                            ZIP Codes for Alta: 95701, 95714
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