Alta Sierra, California

Population 6,782

Alta Sierra is located in Nevada County, CA. The population is 6,782, making Alta Sierra the 3rd largest city in Nevada County.

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

Cities near Alta Sierra include Colfax, Lake of the Pines and Grass Valley.

Alta Sierra Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Not Determined
  • No High School Diploma: 5.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 29.5%

Crime Rate

40.28% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 472
  • Violent Crimes: 565
  • Robbery: 46
  • Burglary: 588
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Alta Sierra
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

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


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

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 0 K-12 public schools in Alta Sierra, CA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Alta Sierra's schools as Not Determined, with an overall NA rating.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Alta Sierra, CA

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $856
  • 1 Bedroom: $998
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,314
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,896
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,052

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Environmental Hazards

1 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (297/297)
    Alta Sierra, CA has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Alta Sierra, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.86 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.65°
  • February 38.85°
  • March 40.17°
  • April 44.57°
  • May 67°
  • June 62.01°
  • July 70.45°
  • August 70.37°
  • September 66.48°
  • October 54.12°
  • November 46.58°
  • December 45.88°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Alta Sierra, CA

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Alta Sierra, CA: $64,860


Unemployment in Alta Sierra is 5.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 8.0% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 31.41%
White Collar - 68.59%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Doug LaMalfa

Neighborhood Info

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