Alta, UT

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2022 Population
376
6.21% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
30.1
11.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
34%
67.4% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$52,917
2022 Median Property Value
$2M
14.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Alta, UT had a population of 376 people with a median age of 30.1 and a median household income of $52,917. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Alta, UT grew from 354 to 376, a 6.21% increase and its median household income N/A from N/A to $52,917, a N/A% N/A.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Alta, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (16.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.266%), and White (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Alta, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.7% of the residents in Alta, UT are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Alta, UT was $2M, and the homeownership rate was 34.3%.

Most people in Alta, UT walked to work, and the average commute time was 11.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Alta, UT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Alta, UT is home to a population of 376 people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.72% of Alta, UT residents were born outside of the country (14 people).

In 2022, there were 2.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (213 people) in Alta, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 100 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 62 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Alta, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Alta, UT was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Alta, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    213 ± 177
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    100 ± 160
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    62 ± 119
16.5%
Hispanic Population
62 people

In 2022, there were 2.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (213 people) in Alta, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 100 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 62 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.5% of the people in Alta, UT are hispanic (62 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Alta, UT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.72%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14 people
1.98%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7 people

As of 2022, 3.72% of Alta, UT residents (14 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Alta, UT was 1.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    2 ± 12
  2. Vietnam
    2 ± 17
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 21

Alta, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Alta, UT employs 327 people. The largest industries in Alta, UT are Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (100 people), Accommodation & Food Services (94 people), and Public Administration (63 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($47,292), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,667), and Accommodation & Food Services ($25,272).

Occupations

327
2022 Value
± 254
4.14%
1 Year growth
± 99.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alta, UT grew at a rate of 4.14%, from 314 employees to 327 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alta, UT, are Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (151 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (63 people), and Material Moving Occupations (59 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alta, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

327
2022 Value
± 254
4.14%
1 Year growth
± 99.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alta, UT grew at a rate of 4.14%, from 314 employees to 327 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alta, UT, are Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (100 people), Accommodation & Food Services (94 people), and Public Administration (63 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alta, UT, though some of these residents may live in Alta, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$15,613
Median earning men ± $21,641
$45,556
Median earning women ± $10,761

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,333), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($19,583), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($9,286).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,250) and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($45,417).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.7M people employed in Utah. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 7.69%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Utah.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Utah went to Donald J. Trump with 58.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.58%).

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Utah have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.647% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (639k), High School or Equivalent (579k), and Bachelors Degree (496k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Alta, UT was $2M in 2022, which is 7.09 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $1.75M to $2M, a 14.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Alta, UT is 34.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Alta, UT have an average commute time of 11.2 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in Alta, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$2M
Median Property Value 2022
±$N/A
$24
Median Property Taxes
±$38

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Alta, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Alta, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Alta, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$52,917
Median Household Income
± $51,981
70
Number of Households
± 42

In 2021, the median household income of the 70 households in Alta, UT N/A $52,917 from the previous year's value of N/A.

The following chart displays the households in Alta, UT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Alta, UT is from Utah.
0.478
2022 Wage GINI in Utah
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2022, the income inequality in Utah was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0322% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Walked (54.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (38.7%)
  3. Drove Alone (5.41%)

In 2022, 54.1% of workers in Alta, UT walked to work, followed by those who worked at home (38.7%) and those who drove alone to work (5.41%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

11.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alta, UT have a shorter commute time (11.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.21% of the workforce in Alta, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Alta, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Alta, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

34% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alta, UT (128 out of 376 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Alta, UT is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.9% of the population of Alta, UT has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 42.3% on Medicaid, 3.19% on Medicare, 6.91% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Salt Lake County, UT see 1284 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.156% increase from the previous year (1282 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1264 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 188 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,284 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Salt Lake County, UT

Primary care physicians in Salt Lake County, UT see an average of 1,284 patients per year. This represents a 0.156% increase from the previous year (1,282 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Salt Lake County, UT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 3.99% under 18 years, 69.7% between 18 and 34 years, 22.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 3.72% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 86% were men and 14% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.05%
Uninsured
42.6%
Employer Coverage
42.3%
Medicaid
3.19%
Medicare
6.91%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alta, UT grew by 78.9% from 2.82% to 5.05%.

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