Alta, Utah

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Alta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles E of Sandy, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 356 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Salt Lake
Metro Area Salt Lake City - Ogden
Standard Zip Codes 84092
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.588
Longitude -111.637

Alta Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ALTA
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 25 to 42 F
Jul Temp 49 to 71 F
Oct Temp 31 to 49 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 92 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 25.4 inches
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Alta Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 370 100%
Male 265 71.6%
Female 105 28.4%
Under 18 23 6.2%
18+ 347 93.8%
65+ 12 3.2%
Median Age 28.7
Average Family Size 2.62
White 351 94.9%
African-American 4 1.1%
Asian 2 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.8%
Other 5 1.4%
Mixed Race 5 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 4.3%

Estimated Alta Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 365
Growth -5
Growth % -1.4%

Alta Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 20.4%
US/American 12.5%
Lithuanian 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.1%
German 5.4%
Norwegian 5.4%
Italian 5%
Welsh 4.6%
English 4.6%
Dutch 4.6%
Scottish 4.2%
French (except Basque) 3.8%
Swiss 3.8%
Austrian 2.9%
Swedish 2.9%
British 2.1%
Russian 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
European 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Alta, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Belmont Heights (84092)
Crescent (84092)
Sherwood Park (84092)
Snowbird (84092)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alta 370 $94,654
Alpine 7,146 $74,891
Charleston 378 $44,063
Holladay 14,561 $77,736
Midway 2,121 $55,809
Park City 7,371 $77,137
Sandy 88,418 $70,801
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