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People

Total Population 391
Male Share of the Population 68%
Female Share of the Population 32%
Senior Citizens 6.4%
Employed Population 16+ 254
Age of the Population 26

Families

% of people married 17.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 38.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $102,292
% Above Poverty Level 68.8%
% Below Poverty Level 31.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 25.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 44.9%
% Using Public Transportation 2%

Housing

People Living Alone 49.4%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $805,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
US/American 0%
English 25.1%
Irish 22.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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
Station COTTONWOOD WEIR
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
Station TIMPANOGOS CAVE
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Alpine 9,986 $102,230
Charleston 614 $76,250
Holladay 30,748 $95,560
Midway 4,261 $86,515
Park City 7,963 $111,683
Sandy 91,533 $86,796

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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