Alta employment information

Income per capita$29,864$29,906$28,555
Median household income$55,833$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,944$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$54,091$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$18,750$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$35,147$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate4.0%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level9.1%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Alta is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alta is 4% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alta is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alta is 42% lower than the national average.

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Alta median earnings by income bracket

Alta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry31.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%21.4%
Public administration8.6%6.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%3.9%
Education, health & social services8.6%25.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
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Meadow Vista, CA3,072$71,00733%
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Dutch Flat, CA132$54,0001%
Nevada City, CA3,051$51,6853%
Alta, CA369$55,8334%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Baggs, WY369$61,25015%
Hunter, ND369$65,22722%
Mount Carbon, WV369$38,94227%
Rail Road Flat, CA369$29,92244%
Deloit, IA369$35,98233%
Alta, CA369$55,8334%
Source: The Alta, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.