Alta employment information

Income per capita$29,090$27,621$28,555
Median household income$52,500$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,571$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,159$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$36,150$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$24,875$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate2.5%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level9.3%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Alta is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alta is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alta is 56% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alta is 41% lower than the national average.

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Alta median earnings by income bracket

Alta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.1%2.7%
Manufacturing sector25.1%9.6%
Financial & insurance services1.5%7.8%
Wholesale & retail services25.3%11.6%
Public administration5.3%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%2.7%
Education, health & social services6.2%40.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lakeside, IA650$60,00012%
Nemaha, IA85$52,5002%
Aurelia, IA1,084$48,21410%
Holstein, IA1,408$45,87514%
Galva, IA484$45,00016%
Alta, IA1,919$52,5002%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Navassa, NC1,919$33,81637%
Mundys Corner, PA1,919$44,55917%
Hudson, IL1,918$80,38550%
Custer, SD1,918$38,89527%
Coalgate, OK1,920$27,77548%
Alta, IA1,919$52,5002%
Source: The Alta, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.