Alta 81 Exceptional
Alta Livability #197 ranked city in Iowa#2,821 ranked city in the USARanks better than 90% of areas
D Alta Amenities Some amenities close to this location
A- Alta Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% lower than Iowa
Alta
8317% less expensive than the US average
Iowa
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Alta cost of living
A+ Alta Crime Total crime is 55% lower than Iowa
Total crime
90264% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 11164% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
3%Year over year crime is up
Alta crime
C- Alta Employment Household income is 7% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$50,6778% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$28,0456% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%49% lower than the US average
Alta employment
D+ Alta Housing Home value is 27% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$96,90048% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$65931% lower than the US average
Home ownership
75%19% higher than the US average
Alta real estate or Alta rentals
A+ Alta Schools HS graduation rate is 1% lower than Iowa
High school grad. rates
86%4% higher than the US average
School test scores
80%62% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:14% higher than the US average
Alta K-12 schools
N/A Alta User Ratings There are a total of 0 ratings in Alta
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      Alta transportation information

      StatisticAltaIowaNational
      Average one way commute16min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.3%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.0%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.7%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.6%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home4.3%4.5%4.6%

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      Source: The Alta, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).