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Demographics

People

Total Population583
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens22.1%
Employed Population 16+276
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married53.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15%
Median Earnings25+$29,211
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,563

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,125
% Above Poverty Level78.8%
% Below Poverty Level21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.1%
Median Gross Rent$654
Median House Value$72,000

Ancestry

German25.9%
Irish14.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.9%
English10.1%
Swedish6.9%
French Except Basque2.9%
Danishn1.7%
Italian1.5%
Scottish1.4%
Dutch1.4%
Austrian1.4%
Norwegian1%
Welsh0.9%
Czech0.7%
Jamaican0.5%
Swiss0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Russian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Polish0.2%
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Alta Vista Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wabaunsee County
Standard Zip Codes66834
Phone Area Codes785
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.86
Approximate Longitude-96.48

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)

StationCOUNCIL GROVE LAKE
Distance12.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 37 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationWAMEGO
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip34.3 inches
StationMILFORD LAKE
Distance26.2 miles
Jan Temp15 to 37 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip32.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alma859$73,333
Council Grove2,337$50,679
Dwight260$50,500
McFarland437$64,375
White City537$64,063
Wilsey143$58,125

Alta Vista Public Schools

Prairie Heights Middle School
801 Center Street
ZIP: 66834
(785) 499-6313
Middle
Total Enrollment 48
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