Alta Sierra demographics profile

StatisticAlta SierraCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)79823291
Median age51.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1828%46%43%
Speak English94%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%
Alta Sierra, CA has a population of 6,639 and is the 5,371st largest city in the United States. The population density is 798 per sq mi which is 243% higher than the California average and 781% higher than the national average. The median age in Alta Sierra is 52 which is approximately 43% higher than the California average of 36. In Alta Sierra, 69% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 69% of Alta Sierra residents were born in California, 25% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Alta Sierra is 243% higher than California.
  • The median age in Alta Sierra is 43% higher than California.
  • In Alta Sierra 95.35% of the population is White.
  • In Alta Sierra 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Alta Sierra 1.08% of the population is Asian.

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Alta Sierra population breakdown by race

RaceAlta SierraCaliforniaNational
Black or African American0.00%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race2.68%4.62%3.06%
Other race0.89%13.28%4.75%
In Alta Sierra, 3.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Alta Sierra, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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