Alta, IA

This is a small community in a single neighborhood. As throughout the site, some neighborhood-level data are reserved for subscribers.



THIS IS A LIMITED PREVIEW OF THE

Alta

NEIGHBORHOOD REPORT
b

Have an Account? Log In

Need More? See Subscription plans


640 Vital Statistics. 45 Condition Alerts found.

Real Estate alerts

Real Estate


44

Statistics

alerts 0 Alerts

Found
Demographics alerts

Demographics


136

Statistics

alerts 0 Alerts

Found
Crimes alerts

Crimes


67

Statistics

alerts 2 Alerts

Found
Schools alerts

Schools


65

Statistics

alerts 30 Alerts

Found

328

Statistics

alerts 13 Alerts

Found


Alta Profile


Overview

Alta is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,936 people and just one neighborhood, Alta is the 166th largest community in Iowa.

Occupations and Workforce

Alta is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Alta is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alta who work in sales jobs (10.71%), office and administrative support (10.20%), and management occupations (8.27%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Alta spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.75 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

As is often the case in a small city, Alta doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Alta Demographics

In terms of college education, Alta is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.51% of adults 25 and older in Alta have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Alta in 2010 was $29,090, which is wealthy relative to Iowa, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,360 for a family of four. However, Alta contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Alta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alta residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Alta also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.72% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Alta include Irish, Swedish, English, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Alta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
Locked

Median Real Estate Taxes:
Locked ( effective rate)

Neighborhood Home Prices

Nhoodhomepriceslocked
Nhoodhomepricesplot

years of average rent needed to buy average home in this neighborhood
years and months

Average Market Rent

 

Average Market Rent:
/ per month

MEDIAN MONTHLY RENT BY NUMBER OF BEDROOMS

Nhoodmonthlyrentlocked
Nhoodhomepricesplot

Setting

 
Nhoodsettinglocked

Neighborhood Look and Feel

Nhooddensitylocked

Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Alta, IA HOMES

Nhoodageofhomeslocked

TYPE OF Alta, IA HOMES

Nhoodtypeofhomeslocked

SIZE OF Alta, IA HOMES

Nhoodhomesizelocked

SIZE OF Alta, IA HOMES

Nhoodspecialhomeslocked

homeownership

 
Nhoodonwershiplocked

Neighborhood Demographics Data

136 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

Lifestyle

 
Nhoodlifestylelocked

Special character

 
Nhoodspecialcharacterlocked

Age / Marital Status

 

Age

Nhoodagelocked

Marital Status

Nhoodmaritallocked

Gender Ratio

Nhoodgenderlocked

Military & College Status

 
Nhoodcollegelocked

Household Types

 

One person households

Nhoodhouseholdtypes2

Same Sex Partners

Nhoodhouseholdtypes1

Married Couple with Child

Nhoodhouseholdtypes1

Single Parent with Child

Nhoodhouseholdtypes2

Employment Industries in Alta

 
Nhoodindustrieslocked

Commute to work

 

Average One-way Commute Time

Nhoodcommutedlocked

Means Of Transport

Nhoodtransportlocked

Vehicles Per Household

Nhoodvehicleslocked

Migration & Mobility

 
Nhoodmigrationlocked

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Diversity Index

(100 is the most diverse)


More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Nhoodracelocked

Occupations

 
Nhoodoccupationlocked

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

Nhoodancestrylocked

Languages Spoken (top 20)

Nhoodlanguageslocked

Unemployment Rate

 
Nhoodunemploymentlocked

Average Income

 

Per Capita Income

Nhoodcapitaincomelocked

Median Household Income

Nhoodhouseholdincomelocked

Education

 

Percent with College Degree

Nhoodcollegedegreelocked

Percent with Advanced Degree

Nhoodadvanceddegreelocked

income & education

 
Nhooddemoplotlocked

Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total
Number of Crimes
Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type
Murder
Index
Rape
Index
Robbery
Index
Assault
Index

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Alta 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in

in Alta

1 in 350

in Iowa
Alta VIOLENT CRIMES
Population:
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total
Rate per 1,000
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population:
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
Burglary
Index
Theft
Index
Motor Vehicle
Theft

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Alta 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in

in Alta

1 in 49

in Iowa
Alta Property CRIMES
Population:
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total
Rate per 1,000
United States Property CRIMES
Population:
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Alta 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 30 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood *

Locked

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

STORM LAKE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
East Early Childhood Ctr
930 E 5 Th
Storm Lake, IA, 50588
PK-KG
St Lake/Ia Cntrl/Buena Vista Early College Hs
621 Tornado Dr
Storm Lake, IA, 50588
09-12
Storm Lake High School
621 Tornado Dr
Storm Lake, IA, 50588
09-12
Storm Lake Elementary
1810 Hyland Drive
Storm Lake, IA, 50588
PK-04
Storm Lake Middle School
1811 Hyland Drive
Storm Lake, IA, 50588
05-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 75.6% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 62.8% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.8% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
Total Support
Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

ALTA COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Alta Elementary School
1009 Main St
Alta, IA, 51002
PK-05
Alta Aurelia High School School
1009 South Main Street
Alta, IA, 51002
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 47.9% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.3% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
Total Support
Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

AURELIA COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Aurelia Middle School
300 Ash St
Aurelia, IA, 51005
06-08
Aurelia Elementary School
300 Ash St
Aurelia, IA, 51005
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.8% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.8% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.0% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
Total Support
Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

ALBERT CITY-TRUESDALE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Albert City Truesdale Elementary School
300 Orchard
Albert City, IA, 50510
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 58.7% 40.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.4% 33.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.3% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
Total Support
Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

comparable neighborhoods nearby Icon info alt