Alta Sierra, Nevada County, California

Alta Sierra is a city in Nevada County, California. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 6,911. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.37 square miles. The population density was 825 people per square mile. The median age was 50.7 years (California state median age was 35.7 years). For every 100 females there were 91 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2010)
6,911 residents
Population Change
+6% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
50.7 years (State: 35.7)
Below the Poverty Line
2.1% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
3,299 residents
Population Females
3,612 residents
Foreign Born Residents
2.7% Europe, 0.4% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
-2,705 (-39.5%)
Live and Work in the City
459 (17%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.7% (State: 5.5%)

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    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Alta Sierra Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


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


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Alta Sierra Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $295,284 (State: $373,100)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$96,584 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $813 – $976
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              95 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $2,566 (0.90%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $2,563 (0.70%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $58,630 (State: $60,190)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$1,762 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$3,785 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Sierra College
                      about 25 miles
                      Rocklin, CA
                      Full-time enrollment: 11,488
                    • Yuba College
                      about 27 miles
                      Marysville, CA
                      FT enrollment: 4,737
                    • Folsom Lake College
                      about 33 miles
                      Folsom, CA
                      FT enrollment: 5,308
                    • American River College
                      about 37 miles
                      Sacramento, CA
                      FT enrollment: 20,452
                    • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc
                      about 43 miles
                      Sacramento, CA
                      FT enrollment: 3,193
                    • University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus
                      about 44 miles
                      Sacramento, CA
                      FT enrollment: 2,855
                    • California State University-Sacramento
                      about 45 miles
                      Sacramento, CA
                      FT enrollment: 22,234
                    Labor Market Description

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                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


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                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Alta Sierra Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              25 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.58 (State: 2.14)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              9 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.93 (State: 0.62)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              16 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              1.65 (State: 1.49)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              98 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              10.12 (State: 7.42)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Alta Sierra

                              • SIERRA NEVADA HOME CARE
                                Home Health Center, about 6 miles away
                                GRASS VALLEY, CA
                              • OAK PARK NURSING HOME
                                Nursing Home, about 7 miles away
                                GRASS VALLEY, CA
                              • CRYSTAL RIDGE CARE CENTER
                                Nursing Home, about 7 miles away
                                GRASS VALLEY, CA
                              • SIERRA NEVADA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 7 miles away
                                GRASS VALLEY, CA
                              • WOLF CREEK CARE CENTER
                                Nursing Home, about 7 miles away
                                GRASS VALLEY, CA
                              • GOLDEN EMPIRE CONV HOSP
                                Nursing Home, about 8 miles away
                                GRASS VALLEY, CA
                              • SPRING HILL MANOR
                                Nursing Home, about 8 miles away
                                GRASS VALLEY, CA

                              Amtrak Stations in Alta Sierra

                              • 6 miles: COLFAX (CHURCH ST. & SP TRACKS)
                                Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
                              • 7 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.
                              • 8 miles: LAKE OF THE PINES JCT. (LAKE OF THE PINES JC, COMBIE DELI, 10536 COMBIE RD.)
                                Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, call for taxi service.

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                                  Other Information

                                  Alta Sierra by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2013)


                                      Natural Disasters in Alta Sierra


                                        Air Quality Information

                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          741% (Greater then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          11 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          8 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          2 pc.
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                                          ZIP Codes for Alta Sierra: 95949
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