Demographics

People

Total Population330
Male Share of the Population52.1%
Female Share of the Population47.9%
Senior Citizens18.5%
Employed Population 16+159
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married48%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.9%
Median Earnings25+$34,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$49,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,292
% Above Poverty Level94.2%
% Below Poverty Level5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.8%
Median Gross Rent$450
Median House Value$56,500

Ancestry

German41.8%
Irish22.4%
Czech10.9%
Scottish9.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.1%
Norwegian5.2%
Italian1.8%
Dutch1.2%
Russian0.9%
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Alta Vista Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyChickasaw County
Standard Zip Codes50603
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.19
Approximate Longitude-92.41

Alta Vista Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNEW HAMPTON
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp7 to 24 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 61 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches
StationCRESCO 1 NE
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip35.6 inches
StationGRAND MEADOW
Distance35.5 miles
Jan Temp3 to 21 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Charles City7,413$48,629
Elma612$58,750
Ionia312$84,643
New Hampton3,445$68,833
North Washington152$78,125
Riceville827$60,000

Alta Vista Public Libraries

Alta Vista Public Library
203 S WHITE AVE
Alta Vista, Iowa
(641) 364-6009

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