Alturas, California

Population 2,792

Alturas is located in Modoc County, CA. The population is 2,792, making Alturas the largest city in Modoc County.

There are 7 public schools in Alturas with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Alturas is moderate , and there are 32 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Alturas is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Alturas property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Alturas include Daphnedale Park, California Pines and Canby.

Alturas Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 14.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 16.1%

Crime Rate

35.75% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 121
  • Violent Crimes: 405
  • Robbery: 40
  • Burglary: 567
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 526

Registered Offenders

86.78% Higher than national avg.
  • 32 offenders in Alturas
  • 114.61 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

21 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 19


Moderate 6.0%
  • California unemployment average: 8.0%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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7 Public Schools view public schools

There are 7 K-12 public schools in Alturas, CA and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Alturas's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Alturas, CA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$125,000 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2010, the city of Alturas, CA issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2009, the city of Alturas, CA issued 1 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

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $520
  • 1 Bedroom: $585
  • 2 Bedrooms: $770
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,062
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,228

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Environmental Hazards

21 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1332/1473)
    Alturas, CA has 90.43% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Alturas, CA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.77 Average
    Alturas, CA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 29.85°
  • February 32.53°
  • March 37.62°
  • April 42.08°
  • May 42.8°
  • June 58.74°
  • July 67.82°
  • August 65.68°
  • September 59.13°
  • October 47.08°
  • November 37.58°
  • December 28.68°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Alturas, CA

Alturas, CA has a high risk of earthquakes.
Alturas, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Alturas, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Alturas, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Alturas, CA: $29,839


Unemployment in Alturas is 6.0%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 8.0% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.74%
White Collar - 61.26%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

City Representatives

  • Doug LaMalfa

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

1 Cemetery view all

15 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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