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F Alturas Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
B- Alturas Cost of Living Cost of living is 33% lower than California
Alturas
928% less expensive than the US average
California
13838% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Alturas cost of living
F Alturas Crime Total crime is 129% higher than California
Total crime
6,744145% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 15145% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
80%Year over year crime is up
Alturas crime
D Alturas Employment Household income is 53% lower than California
Median household income
$29,83946% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$19,61834% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%59% lower than the US average
Alturas employment
D+ Alturas Housing Home value is 77% lower than California
Median home value
$93,30049% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$75920% lower than the US average
Home ownership
62%2% lower than the US average
Alturas real estate or Alturas rentals
F Alturas Schools HS graduation rate is 3% higher than California
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
30%40% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
11:130% lower than the US average
Alturas K-12 schools

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This place is loaded with rubes, they all stare at you ! It's the evil version of the Andy Griffith Show ! Head to the Warners !
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Attractions5/10
Community5/10
Nightlife4/10
Dining4/10
Shopping4/10
After 8 years of experience in Alturas, I would say: If you enjoy nature, do not care for shopping malls and slowler pace of living, this might be the place for you. If cold weather affect your health or mood, you might want to reconsider. It is not a good location for people who need medical care. Specialists and better hospital care are 100 to 180 miles away. It takes a long time to get accepted by the old timers of the area. Jobs are very limited.
I do not have children but I have heard that the school system is fine. Social activities seem very limited unless you care to join the Elk's Lodge or the Red Hatter ladies and their lunches.
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Source: The Alturas, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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