Alta demographics profile

StatisticAltaIowaNational
Population2,1043,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,9525591
Median age36.938.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%43%
Speak English86%92%79%
Speak Spanish12%4%13%
Alta, IA has a population of 2,104 and is the 10,724th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,952 per sq mi which is 3473% higher than the Iowa average and 2055% higher than the national average. The median age in Alta is 37 which is approximately 3% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Alta, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 12% speak Spanish. 72% of Alta residents were born in Iowa, 21% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Alta is 3473% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Alta is 3% lower than Iowa.
  • In Alta 91.40% of the population is White.
  • In Alta 0.81% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Alta 1.24% of the population is Asian.

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Alta population breakdown by race

RaceAltaIowaNational
White91.40%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American0.81%3.32%12.63%
Asian1.24%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race1.38%1.97%3.06%
Other race5.13%1.27%4.75%
In Alta, 15.0% 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, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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