Alta Buena Vista County, Iowa

Alta: City in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States

About

Alta is a city located in the county of Buena Vista in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,883 and a population density of 675 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,916 inhabitants.

The city was created 150 years ago in 1871.

Alta Quick Facts

Population : 1,916 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Buena Vista County
Postal code : 51002
Phone Area Codes : 712
Area : 2.79 km2
Altitude : 1,490 feet / 454 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1872 (150 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 04:05:01 (29th May 2022)
Density : 686 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.72% (2010-2020)
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Location of Alta on Iowa map.
Buena Vista County Iowa Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Alta Highlighted locator map image
Buena Vista County Iowa Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Alta Highlighted
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Geography

Alta is located at 42°40'25"N 95°17'26"W (42.6735900, -95.2905500).

Alta map

Demographics

The population of Alta increased by 1.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,883 - census
2011 1,928 2.33% estimation process
2012 1,968 2.03% estimation process
2013 1,980 0.61% estimation process
2014 1,970 -0.51% estimation process
2015 1,946 -1.23% estimation process
2016 1,955 0.46% estimation process
2017 1,949 -0.31% estimation process
2018 1,927 -1.14% estimation process
2019 1,903 -1.26% estimation process
2020 1,916 0.68% estimation process

Alta zip code is 51002. County name: Buena Vista, County fips: 19021

People born in Alta (3)

People born in Alta, including governor for Colorado George Alfred Carlson, politician Ruth Hamilton, Leslie W. Quirk, .

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Schools in Alta

College & universities near Alta, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153001 Buena Vista University Storm Lake (IA) 50588

Post offices near Alta

Post Office Name City ZIP
Alta Post Office Alta (IA) 51002

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Alta , Utah town in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States with a population of 377 people.

Other cities in Buena Vista County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Buena Vista County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Storm Lake 10,438 City in Iowa
Newell 859 City in Iowa, United States
Sioux Rapids 733 City in Iowa
Lakeside 690 City in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States
Albert City 665 Human settlement in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States of America
Marathon 228 City in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States of America
Rembrandt 195 City in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States
Linn Grove 146 Human settlement in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States of America
Truesdale 77 Human settlement in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Alta distances to largest Iowa cities