Alta, Iowa

Current Temperature ° Population 1,835

Homefacts City Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.5%

Crime Rate

16.48% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 9
  • Violent Crimes: 471
  • Robbery: 18
  • Burglary: 370
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

8.29% Higher than national avg.
  • 3 offenders in Alta
  • 16.35 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $79,900
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 0
  • Homes For Sale: 15
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

1 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 0

Unemployment

Moderate 4.2%
  • Iowa unemployment average: 4.0%
  • National unemployment average: 4.9%

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2 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 2 K-12 public schools in Alta, IA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Alta's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

3 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$79,900 compared to June 2015
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8.9%
  • Rented
    25.2%
  • Owned
    65.9%

15 Homes For Sale View All

$77,900
101 Cherokee Street
Alta, IA 51002
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$66,900
410 West 3 Rd Street
Alta, IA 51002
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$119,000
308 West 8th Street
Alta, IA 51002
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$38,900
509 West 1st Street
Alta, IA 51002
2 Beds | 2 Baths

2 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Alta, IA issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Alta, IA issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Alta, IA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $471
  • 1 Bedroom: $483
  • 2 Bedrooms: $624
  • 3 Bedrooms: $869
  • 4 Bedrooms: $955

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Environmental Hazards

1 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (565/590)
    Alta, IA has 95.76% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Alta, IA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Alta, IA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 13.83°
  • February 19.1°
  • March 34.22°
  • April 46.35°
  • May 61.79°
  • June 68.74°
  • July 74.02°
  • August 70.18°
  • September 61.38°
  • October 49.12°
  • November 35.02°
  • December 18.2°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Alta, IA

Earthquakes
Alta, IA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Alta, IA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Alta, IA has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Alta, IA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Alta, IA: $52,500

Median Cost Of Living

Cost of Living index National Average is 100. Values under are lower cost and values over are higher cost.

Unemployment

Unemployment in Alta is 4.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.0% and 4.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 53.47%
White Collar - 46.53%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry E. Branstad
  • Sen. Joni Ernst
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley

City Representatives

  • Steve King

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

4 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Alta, IA

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Alta, IA
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