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People

Total Population 473
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 244
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 55.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,357
% Above Poverty Level 85.1%
% Below Poverty Level 14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $633
Median House Value $67,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.9%
US/American 0%
English 12.3%
Irish 17.1%

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

Alta Vista Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles W of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles NE of Wichita, Kansas
County Wabaunsee
Standard Zip Codes 66834
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.863
Longitude -96.488

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)

Station COUNCIL GROVE LAKE
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station WAMEGO
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station MILFORD LAKE
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alma 837 $57,083
Council Grove 2,319 $48,750
Dwight 232 $51,250
McFarland 364 $63,750

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

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