Alta, Iowa

Current Temperature ° Population 1,835

Homefacts City Report

Schools

School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 15.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.2%

Crime Rate

100% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 0
  • Larceny Theft: 0

Registered Offenders

61.23% Lower than national avg.
  • 1 offender in Alta
  • 5.45 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $108,450
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 4
  • Homes For Sale: 10
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

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

Unemployment

Low 4.1%
  • Iowa unemployment average: 3.9%
  • National unemployment average: 5.8%

Schools view all

3 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 3 K-12 public schools in Alta, IA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Alta's schools as Average, with an overall C- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

  • We're sorry! No colleges & universities found in our database

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1 Registered Offender search the registered offender database

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$108,450 compared to October 2013
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    4.4%
  • Rented
    25.1%
  • Owned
    70.6%

10 Homes For Sale View All

$139,000
121 Cherokee St
Alta, IA 51002
5 Beds | 5 Baths
$290,000
112 West Links Dr
Alta, IA 51002
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$79,900
914 Lake St
Alta, IA 51002
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$99,500
310 West 5th St
Alta, IA 51002
2 Beds | 1 Baths

4 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$122,253
Johnson St
Alta, IA 51002
NR Beds | NR Baths
$71,247
Division St
Alta, IA 51002
NR Beds | NR Baths
$49,591
S Cherokee St
Alta, IA 51002
NR Beds | NR Baths
$71,416
Buena Vista St
Alta, IA 51002
3 Beds | NR Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

4 Building Permits View All

  • In 2012, the city of Alta, IA issued 4 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2011, the city of Alta, IA issued 8 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $413
  • 1 Bedroom: $480
  • 2 Bedrooms: $610
  • 3 Bedrooms: $768
  • 4 Bedrooms: $888

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Environmental Hazards

0 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1556/1671)
    Alta, IA has 93.12% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Alta, IA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.33 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 a very low risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Alta, IA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Alta, IA has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Alta, IA: $42,331

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 4.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.9% and 5.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 52.08%
White Collar - 47.92%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry E. Branstad
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley
  • Sen. Tom Harkin

City Representatives

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

2 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