Alta, California Population 2022

615
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Alta is a city located in Placer County California. With a 2020 population of 615, it is the 1121st largest city in California and the 17906th largest city in the United States. Alta is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 615 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Alta has a population density of 258 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alta is $107,116 with a poverty rate of 5.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,433 per month, and the median house value is $424,500. The median age in Alta is 56.6 years, 62 years for males, and 54.4 years for females.

Alta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Altawas:

  • White: 95.45%
  • Asian: 2.42%
  • Two or more races: 1.42%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Alta, California is 615 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 615.

Alta, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67195.45%
Black or African American50.71%
Asian172.42%
Two or More Races101.42%
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Alta Population by Race

Alta Population Pyramid 2022

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Alta Median Age

55.2


Total

55.1


Male

56.1


Female

Alta Adults

There are 638 adults, (182 of whom are seniors) in Alta.

Alta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Alta Sex Ratio

Female

333

47.37%

Male

370

52.63%

Alta Population by Age

Alta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.4%3.6%
All92.2%7.8%
Non Family82.4%17.6%
Female50%50%
Male0%0%

92.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2942.3292.2
Married2202.696.4
Male00
Female65.550
Non Family681.1282.4

2.66

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Alta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81.44%
9th to 12th Grade132.34%
High School Graduate10118.17%
Some College16529.68%
Associates Degree458.09%
Bachelors Degree12923.20%
Graduate Degree9517.09%
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Alta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian101010
White533514214
2+ Races44
Hispanic44
Black53

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Alta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,244$81,458$40,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$65,417$80,208$
Some College$41,000$90,313$27,366
Bachelors Degree$50,333$$50,583
Graduate Degree$$$

$52,244

Average Earnings

$81,458

Average Male

$40,250

Average Female

Alta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alta Language by Age

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Alta Language

94.88% of Alta residents speak only English, while 5.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Alta Language

Alta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black55100.00%
White667375.55%
OtherNaN%

5.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.68%

Male Poverty Rate

6.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alta is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alta is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.59%.

Alta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.52%
High School17.82%
Some College1.90%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%

Alta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.89%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Alta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,167$168,830
Families$105,000$205,955
Married Families$105,000-
Non Families$35,568$44,909
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Income by Household Type

Alta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

70.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.9%

Male Marriage Rate

71.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Alta Married by Age and Sex

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Alta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Alta Marital Status by Race

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Alta Marital Status

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60

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War7
Vietnam46
Korea
World War II

Alta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 543
55 to 644
65 to 7436
75+11

Alta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White579.30%
Black360.00%

Alta Veterans by Race

Alta Veterans by Education

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8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alta Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Alta Employment by Age

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Alta Employment by Race

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Alta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.74%

Born in Alta

92.89%

Native Born

7.11%

Foreign Born

4.84%

Non Citizen

2.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.89% of Alta residents were born in the United States, with 60.74% having been born in California. 4.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Alta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20106100.00%
20116100.00%
20126100.00%
20136100.00%
20146100.00%
20156100.00%
20166100.00%
20176100.00%
20186100.00%
20196100.00%
202061550.82%
20216150.00%
20226150.00%

Alta Population by Year