Alta Vista demographics profile

StatisticAlta VistaIowaNational
Population3013,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3985591
Median age36.838.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English100%92%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%
Alta Vista, IA has a population of 301 and is the 22,483rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 398 per sq mi which is 629% higher than the Iowa average and 340% higher than the national average. The median age in Alta Vista is 37 which is approximately 3% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Alta Vista, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 81% of Alta Vista residents were born in Iowa, 19% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Alta Vista is 629% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Alta Vista is 3% lower than Iowa.
  • In Alta Vista 98.34% of the population is White.
  • In Alta Vista 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Alta Vista 0.66% of the population is Asian.

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Alta Vista population breakdown by race

RaceAlta VistaIowaNational
White98.34%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.66%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race1.00%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
In Alta Vista, 1.3% 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 Vista, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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