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The Town of Alta had a population of 405 as of July 1, 2020. Alta ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Alta is located at latitude 40.5888 and longitude -111.638 in Salt Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alta encompass a land area of 4.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Salt Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,560 feet.
The Town of Alta (GNIS ID: 2412354) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Alta is located within Cottonwood Division of Salt Lake County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Alta: Little Cottonwood.
|Total Population||405 (100%)|
|Population in Households||367 (90.6%)|
|Population in Families||269 (66.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||38 ( 9.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$153,473|
|Average Household Income||$214,368|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||19%|
|Per Capita Income||$78,458|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||336 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||95 (28.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||68 (20.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||173 (51.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$700,581|
|Average Home Value||$914,785|
|Housing Affordability Index3||143|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.46%|
|Per Capita Income||2.06%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.83%|
The table below compares Alta to the other 327 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 247||25th|
|Population Density||# 254||23rd|
|Median Household Income||# 2||100th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 127||39th|
|Per Capita Income||# 2||100th|
|Diversity Index||# 253||24th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Utah Census Data Comparison Tool.