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Demographics

People

Total Population2,616
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+1,072
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married46.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.1%
Median Earnings25+$27,203
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,382
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,227

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,957
% Above Poverty Level78%
% Below Poverty Level22%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time9 minutes
% Working from Home7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone46.8%
Median Gross Rent$759
Median House Value$93,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.6%
German20.8%
English15.3%
Irish12.8%
Dutch3.9%
Italian2.9%
Norwegian2.8%
French Except Basque2.2%
Welsh1.8%
Portuguese1%
Swiss1%
Polish0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Czech0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Belgian0.6%
Arab0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Basque0.3%
Slovak0.2%
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Alturas Almanac

CategoryValue
County Modoc County
Standard Zip Codes96101
Phone Area Codes530
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude41.43
Approximate Longitude-120.53

Alturas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationALTURAS
Distance1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 43 F
Apr Temp28 to 60 F
Jul Temp44 to 88 F
Oct Temp28 to 67 F
Annual Precip12.1 inches
StationCANBY 3 SW
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 41 F
Apr Temp30 to 58 F
Jul Temp47 to 86 F
Oct Temp29 to 66 F
Annual Precip16.4 inches
StationADIN RS
Distance29.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 43 F
Apr Temp34 to 59 F
Jul Temp50 to 85 F
Oct Temp37 to 67 F
Annual Precip15.8 inches

Alturas Public Libraries

Modoc County Library
212 W. THIRD ST.
Alturas, California
(530) 233-6340

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Alturas Hospitals

Modoc Medical Center
(Government - Local)
228 Mc Dowell Street

Alturas Public Schools

Alturas Community Day
809 W. 8th St.
ZIP: 96101
Primary
Alturas Elementary
809 W. 8th St.
ZIP: 96101
Primary
Total Enrollment 378
High Desert Community Day
802 N. E. St.
ZIP: 96101
Other
Total Enrollment 5
Modoc County Community - Alturas
139 Henderson St
ZIP: 96101
Other
Modoc County Rop
139 Henderson St.
ZIP: 96101
High
Modoc County Special Education
139 Henderson St.
ZIP: 96101
Other
Total Enrollment 17
Modoc High
900 N. Main St.
ZIP: 96101
High
Total Enrollment 220
Modoc Middle
906 W. Fourth St.
ZIP: 96101
Middle
Total Enrollment 199
Warner High
802 N. E. St.
ZIP: 96101
High
Total Enrollment 6

Alturas Private Schools

Alturas Mennonite School
38691 Highway 299
ZIP: 96101
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
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