Alta, California Population 2024

652

Alta is a city located in Placer County California. Alta has a 2024 population of 652. Alta is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -7.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 703 in 2020.

The average household income in Alta is $174,745 with a poverty rate of 5.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alta is 51.5 years, 52.4 years for males, and 50.5 years for females.

Alta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alta was:

  • White: 87.58%
  • Other race: 7.67%
  • Two or more races: 3.99%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
273.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.25% (-51)
The current population of Alta, California is 652 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 703.

Alta, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White57187.58%
Other race507.67%
Two or more races263.99%
Black or African American50.77%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alta Population by Race

Alta Population Pyramid 2024

Alta Median Age

51.5

Total

52.4

Male

50.5

Female

Alta Adults

There are 593 adults, (136 of whom are seniors) in Alta.

Alta Age Dependency

42.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Alta Sex Ratio

Female31247.85%
Male34052.15%

Alta Population by Age

Alta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2792.2991.88.2
Married1922.8497.92.1
Non Family8408119
Female33.670100
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.75

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

91.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alta Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 42%.

Alta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,992

Average Earnings

$81,406

Average Male

$37,857

Average Female

Alta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alta Language

100% of Alta residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Alta Language

Alta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White571305.25%
Black55100%
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5.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.47%

Male Poverty Rate

4.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alta is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alta is White, with 5.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 1.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.68%.

Alta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.22%
High School11.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
Some College2.94%
showing: 4 rows

Alta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25%
Male Employed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Alta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

65.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alta Marriage

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

Alta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

24

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Alta Veterans by War

count

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Alta Veterans by Age

count

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Alta Veterans by Race

Alta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

41.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Alta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.18%

Born in Alta

95.71%

Native Born

4.29%

Foreign Born

3.22%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.71% of Alta residents were born in the United States, with 67.18% having been born in California. 3.22% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024652
2023652
202265271.09%
2021645-58-8.25%
202070313724.2%
20195668116.7%
201848591.89%
2017476286.25%
2016448-7-1.54%
20154558623.31%
2014369-84-18.54%
2013453-74-14.04%
2012527-22-4.01%
2011549-61-10%
2010610
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Alta Population by Year