Alta strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Short Commute Times
Public Transportation Use
Comparing Alta to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||58 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||103 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||51002|
|Phone Area Codes||712|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||STORM LAKE 2 E|
|Jan Temp||6 to 25 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||33.5 inches|
|Jan Temp||5 to 26 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||29 inches|
|Station||IDA GROVE 5 NW|
|Jan Temp||7 to 26 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||29.9 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.07|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||198||10.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,874|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||16.3%|
|French (except Basque)||1.6%|
According to the US Postal Service, Alta, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Hanover (51002)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
Alta Public Library
409 W. HWY 7
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.
Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.
ALTA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
101 W 5TH
Serves 210 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Chatsworth, Georgia||80.2||31.8%||15.4%||17.4%||21||$44,063||6.9%||6.3%||3,531||17.1%||64.9||0.2%||5.4|
|2. Lyons, New York||79.1||32.3%||15.6%||13.1%||22||$45,781||5.6%||14.9%||3,695||11.9%||50.9||0.2%||6.5|
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