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Alta, CA Real Estate

Alta, California is located in Placer County. Nearby cities and towns include Dutch Flat, Washington, Colfax, Nevada City, Grass Valley, Foresthill, Alta Sierra, Graniteville, Alleghany, Rough and Ready, Pike, Lake of the Pines, Meadow Vista, North San Juan, Kingvale, Georgetown, Penn Valley, Camptonville, Lake Wildwood, Goodyears Bar, Soda Springs, Auburn Lake Trails, Dobbins, Downieville, and North Auburn. Alta is a rural community with a population of 635. The median household income is $63,076. In Alta, 58% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 28% of the households. Half the population of Alta commutes 32 minutes or less to work, with 52% of residents holding white collar jobs and 48% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Alta, CA is 26 years, with 51% of those homes owned, 15% rented, and 34% not occupied. In the previous year, 2 Alta properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Alta in the previous year was $82,500.

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Alta, CA Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Alta, CA
  • 42% Single
  • 58% Married
  • 54% Single
  • 46% Married

Male VS. Female

Alta, CA
  • 46% Female
  • 54% Male
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Alta, CA

  • 44
  • 37
  • Alta, CA
  • California

Average Age of Homes in Alta, CA

  • 26
  • 30
  • Alta, CA
  • California

Vacant Homes in Alta, CA

  • 34%
  • 7%
  • Alta, CA
  • California

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $59,682
  • $85,074
  • Alta, CA
  • California

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Alta, CA
  • 51% Owned
  • 15% Rented
  • 50% Owned
  • 42% Rented