Alta, Wyoming Population 2024

868

Alta is a city located in Teton County Wyoming. Alta has a 2024 population of 868. Alta is currently growing at a rate of 19.89% annually and its population has increased by 195.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 294 in 2020.

The average household income in Alta is $162,727 with a poverty rate of 5.51%. The median age in Alta is 47.3 years: 47.3 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Alta Demographics

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

  • White: 85.89%
  • Two or more races: 9.29%
  • Black or African American: 4.82%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Wyoming
Land Area (mi²)
8.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
104.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
195.24% (574)
The current population of Alta, Wyoming is 868 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 294.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White49985.89%
Two or more races549.29%
Black or African American284.82%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Alta Population by Race

Alta Population Pyramid 2024

Alta Median Age

47.3

Total

47.3

Male

46

Female

Alta Adults

There are 493 adults, (165 of whom are seniors) in Alta.

Alta Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Alta Sex Ratio

Female25343.55%
Male32856.45%

Alta Population by Age

Alta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2552.2883.516.5
Married1432.6290.99.1
Non Family1121.8474.125.9
Male0000
Female0000

2.62

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

83.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alta Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree11325.62%
Graduate Degree16336.96%
High School Graduate00%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College16537.41%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White381381216
2+ Races323232
Black282828

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Alta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$90,381$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$83,867$71,964$91,836
Some College$83,242$83,711$0

$83,867

Average Earnings

$71,964

Average Male

$91,836

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

91.57% of Alta residents speak only English, while 8.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.43% of the population.

Alta Language

Alta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White499326.41%

5.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.45%

Male Poverty Rate

0.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alta is White, with 6.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alta is White, with 6.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Alta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0.36%
Some College0%

Alta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.92%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Alta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$183,477$186,750
Households$161,979$162,727
Married Families$183,477$-999,999,999
Non Families$100,156$132,054

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

64.5%

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 45-54.

Alta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

87

Number of Veterans

87

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam46
Korea28
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Alta Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7445
75+42
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Alta Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8720.09%

Alta Veterans by Race

Alta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

66%

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

8.61%

Born in Alta

99.83%

Native Born

0.17%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.83% of Alta residents were born in the United States, with 8.61% having been born in Wyoming. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Alta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202486814419.89%
202372414324.61%
202258121458.31%
20213677324.83%
2020294-166-36.09%
20194609124.66%
2018369-109-22.8%
2017478-77-13.87%
2016555448.61%
201551112131.03%
20143905516.42%
201333510243.78%
2012233158210.67%
201175-319-80.96%
201039400%

Alta Population by Year