Alta is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,952 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
The overall crime rate in Alta is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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.