Alta, Utah Population 2024

223

Alta is a city located in Salt Lake County Utah. Alta has a 2024 population of 223. Alta is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -2.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 228 in 2020.

The average household income in Alta is $173,549 with a poverty rate of 34.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alta is 30.1 years, 28.8 years for males, and 51.5 years for females.

Alta Demographics

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

  • White: 56.65%
  • Black or African American: 26.6%
  • Two or more races: 16.76%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Utah
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
49.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.19% (-5)
The current population of Alta, Utah is 223 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 228.

Alta, Utah Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21356.65%
Black or African American10026.6%
Two or more races6316.76%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Alta Population by Race

Alta Population Pyramid 2024

Alta Median Age

30.1

Total

28.8

Male

51.5

Female

Alta Adults

There are 361 adults, (14 of whom are seniors) in Alta.

Alta Age Dependency

8.4

Age Dependency Ratio

4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

4.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Alta Sex Ratio

Female5314.1%
Male32385.9%

Alta Population by Age

Alta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All701.8434.365.7
Non Family371.1121.678.4
Married292.5248.351.7
Male23.51000
Female240100
showing: 5 rows

2.58

Average Family Size

1.84

Average Household Size

34.3%

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 white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 55.56%.

Alta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$17,048

Average Earnings

$16,863

Average Male

$37,188

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

98.11% of Alta residents speak only English, while 1.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Alta Language

Alta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2136630.99%
Hispanic6262100%
Multiple636298.41%
showing: 3 rows

34.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.63%

Male Poverty Rate

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alta

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alta is White, with 30.99% 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 41.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was .

Alta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater27.06%
Some College6.25%
High School1.94%
showing: 4 rows

Alta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed41.91%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

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

21.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

14.6%

Male Marriage Rate

68.8%

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 45-54, 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

4

Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

2

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

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Alta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

90.6%

Labor Force Participation

90.6%

Employment Rate

0%

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

6.12%

Born in Alta

96.28%

Native Born

3.72%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

2.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.28% of Alta residents were born in the United States, with 6.12% having been born in Utah. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Alta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029213-2-0.93%
2028215-2-0.92%
2027217-2-0.91%
2026219-2-0.9%
2025221-2-0.9%
2024223-2-0.89%
2023225-2-0.88%
2022227-2-0.87%
202122910.44%
2020228-152-40%
2019380-4-1.04%
2018384-1-0.26%
2017385-3-0.77%
2016388
2015388-1-0.26%
2014389-4-1.02%
201339320.51%
201239120.51%
201138930.78%
2010386
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Alta Population by Year