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Demographics

People

Total Population301
Male Share of the Population53.5%
Female Share of the Population46.5%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+147
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married45.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8%
Median Earnings25+$32,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,438
% Above Poverty Level92.4%
% Below Poverty Level7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.9%
Median Gross Rent$383
Median House Value$45,600

Ancestry

German44.2%
Irish22.6%
Czech9%
Scottish8.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.6%
Norwegian4%
Italian1.7%
English1.3%
Dutch0.3%
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Alta Vista Almanac

CategoryValue
County Chickasaw 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 City7,496$49,913
Elma562$56,875
Ionia332$49,375
New Hampton3,478$57,917
North Washington161$83,750
Riceville834$58,516

Alta Vista Public Libraries

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

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