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Alta, IA Real Estate

Alta, Iowa is located in Buena Vista County. Nearby cities and towns include Storm Lake, Aurelia, Truesdale, Lakeside, Schaller, Rembrandt, Galva, Cherokee, Nemaha, Linn Grove, Newell, Early, Sioux Rapids, Peterson, Quimby, Holstein, Larrabee, Meriden, Albert City, Varina, Marathon, Washta, Calumet, Cleghorn, Sutherland, Arthur, Sac City, Cushing, Fonda, Ida Grove, Webb, and Rossie. Alta is a rural community with a population of 1,911. The median household income is $48,560. In Alta, 60% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 33% of the households. Half the population of Alta commutes 13 minutes or less to work, with 60% of residents holding white collar jobs and 40% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Alta, IA is 51 years, with 69% of those homes owned, 21% rented, and 10% not occupied. In the previous year, 16 Alta properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Alta in the previous year was $101,250.

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Alta, IA Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Alta, IA
  • 40% Single
  • 60% Married
  • 45% Single
  • 55% Married

Male VS. Female

Alta, IA
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Alta, IA

  • 39
  • 39
  • Alta, IA
  • Iowa

Average Age of Homes in Alta, IA

  • 51
  • 41
  • Alta, IA
  • Iowa

Vacant Homes in Alta, IA

  • 10%
  • 9%
  • Alta, IA
  • Iowa

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $61,128
  • $62,861
  • Alta, IA
  • Iowa

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Alta, IA
  • 69% Owned
  • 21% Rented
  • 64% Owned
  • 27% Rented