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Population in 2012: 1,945 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 

Males: 974  (50.1%)
Females: 971  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  36.5 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51002.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,189 (it was $31,941 in 2000)
Alta:

$42,189
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,148

Alta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,366 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Alta:

$94,366
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,088; Detached houses: $98,469; In 2-unit structures: $97,962; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $71,839; Mobile homes: $15,755

Median gross rent in 2012: $522.

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Alta races chart
  • White alone - 1,595 (86.9%)
  • Hispanic - 218 (11.9%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alta: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.1%), Irish (8.6%), United States (7.0%), Swedish (5.8%), English (4.9%), Danish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/11/1878

Elevation: 1490 feet

Land area: 1.05 square miles.

Population density: 1,857 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Alta:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alta city:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

111 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia).

This city:  6.0%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Alta, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alta to the number of sex offenders is 648 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,097 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,000 (1.2%)

Alta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (56.8 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (104.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (394.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Storm Lake, IA (2.4 miles ), Aurelia, IA (2.7 miles ), Truesdale, IA (2.7 miles) , Lakeside, IA (2.8 miles ), Schaller, IA (3.5 miles ), Rembrandt, IA (3.6 miles ), Galva, IA (3.6 miles ), Cherokee, IA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.67 N, Longitude: 95.30 W

Area code: 712

Alta household income distribution Alta home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+0.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Alta-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Alta city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 tornado 25.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Buena Vista County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alta topographic map

Birthplace of: George Alfred Carlson - Governor for Colorado.


Hospital/medical center in Alta:

  • ALTA MEMORIAL HOSP (Hospital, 202 W 7TH ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Alta:

  • FAITH, HOPE, AND CHARITY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • BUENA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • BUENA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Alta, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alta:

  • Buena Vista University (about 6 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,241)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 55 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 58 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • University of South Dakota (about 83 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 5,598)
  • Wayne State College (about 93 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Iowa State University (about 96 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 100 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 3,574)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Alta:

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Library in Alta:

  • ALTA COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $50,008; Location: 1009 MAIN ST; 11,509 books; 634 audio materials; 1,514 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Alta: Alta Golf and Country Club (A), Alta (B), Cargill Incorporated Elevator (C), Buena Vista Fairgrounds (D), Alta Fire and Rescue (E), Alta Public Library (F), Alta City Police Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alta include: Evangelical Free Church (A), Presbyterian Church (B), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Buena Vista County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alta that have no violations reported:

  • ALTA MUNICIPAL WATER PLANT (Population served: 1965, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.8%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 2.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alta, IA


5 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Alta compared to Iowa state average:

Alta, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Alta (2011 data):

  • Heritage Bank National Association: Alta Main Branch at 202 Main Street, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $463.2 mil, Deposits: $380.6 mil, headquarters in Spicer, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancshares Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alta travel time to work - commute


Alta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Alta city (based on Buena Vista County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.90%
Here66.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents23.1%19.5%18.4%15.8%9.1%
Congregations23.3%16.3%4.7%14.0%7.0%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of Christ The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%3.1%2.9%1.3%3.6%
Congregations7.0%9.3%4.7%2.3%11.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Buena Vista County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Buena Vista County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Buena Vista County:

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Buena Vista County:

28.2%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.4%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,250$51,0000$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,500$34,0000$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,414
Streets and Highways 3$8,500$34,0000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 20$3,400
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$2,003$24,0360$0
Electric Power 8$26,309$39,4640$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,224
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,224
Totals for Government 16$49,562$37,17223$7,262

Alta government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $86,000 ($44.22)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,517,000 ($779.95)
    Regular Highways: $140,000 ($71.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $139,000 ($71.47)
    Police Protection: $137,000 ($70.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($51.93)
    Financial Administration: $82,000 ($42.16)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($35.99)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($26.74)
    Fire Protection: $36,000 ($18.51)
    Health Services - Other: $32,000 ($16.45)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($14.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($10.28)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($8.74)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($57.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($11.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $553,000 ($284.32)

Alta government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $103,000 ($52.96)
    Sewerage: $89,000 ($45.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($7.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $59,000 ($30.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $105,000 ($53.98)
    Property Sale Other: $47,000 ($24.16)
    General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($3.60)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,419,000 ($729.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $149,000 ($76.61)
    General Support: $38,000 ($19.54)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • Tax - Property: $231,000 ($118.77)
    Total General Sales: $133,000 ($68.38)
    NEC: $10,000 ($5.14)

Alta government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $1,965,000 ($1010.28)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $364,000 ($187.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $1,910,000 ($982.01)
    Other, NEC: $364,000 ($187.15)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $55,000 ($28.28)

Alta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $999,000 ($513.62)

6.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cherokee County, IA  0.32% ($26,957 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.31% ($22,545)
from Sac County, IA  0.29% ($29,762)


8.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,115 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Polk County, IA  0.63% ($25,935 average AGI)
to Pocahontas County, IA  0.38% ($25,786)
to Cherokee County, IA  0.37% ($37,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alta:

  • KAYL (990 AM; 0 kW; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCHE (1440 AM; 1 kW; CHEROKEE, IA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alta:

  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)
  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCHE-FM (92.1 FM; CHEROKEE, IA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K242AM (96.3 FM; NEWELL, IA; Owner: GOOD NEWS NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alta:

  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Alta fatal accident list:

Jan 4, 1992 12:04 AM, 7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alta)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 42.720556 Lon: -95.318611, Call Sign: WQKH904
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.400 MHz, 457.400 MHz, 452.100 MHz, 457.100 MHz, 469.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/27/2009, Expiration Date: 05/27/2019, Certifier: John Kulp
    Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:
  • Lat: 42.803889 Lon: -95.318611, Call Sign: WQKI299
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.825 MHz, 463.612 MHz, 464.325 MHz, 468.612 MHz, 469.812 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/29/2009, Expiration Date: 05/29/2019, Certifier: Donald Root
    Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:
  • Lat: 42.664833 Lon: -95.303444, Call Sign: WQOH216
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2011, Expiration Date: 09/26/2021, Certifier: Lynn Evans
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 13 N Main St (Lat: 42.673861 Lon: -95.309694), Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPJF251
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/1996, Expiration Date: 05/08/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (507) 835-8375
  • ALTA FIRST C, 14 N Main Street (Lat: 42.675167 Lon: -95.305056), Type: Silo, Structure height: 49 m, Overall height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: WQQB294, Licensee ID: L00002716
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2012, Expiration Date: 10/12/2022, Certifier: Fred Gibson
    Registrant: Evertek, Inc., 216 N. Main Street, Everly, IA 51338, Phone: (712) 834-2255, Fax: (712) 834-2214, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • South Of C-63 On Highway 110 (Lat: 42.631083 Lon: -95.290250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 52.7 m, Overall height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: KNKJ660
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA0EPU
    Grant Date: 01/20/1995, Expiration Date: 01/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2007
    Registrant: Elmer H Thompson, 101 Nw 1st St, Alta, IA 51002
  • Call Sign: KA5JIM
    Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/27/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2011
    Registrant: William A Rouse, 5685 70th Ave, Alta, IA 51002
  • Call Sign: WB0FNA, Licensee ID: L00134962
    Grant Date: 08/22/2009, Expiration Date: 10/17/2019
    Registrant: Mark L Van Hooser, 6025 30th Ave, Alta, IA 51002
  • Call Sign: KD7LCO, Licensee ID: L00303433
    Grant Date: 09/14/2010, Expiration Date: 12/05/2020, Certifier: Ronald A Harter
    Registrant: Ronald A Harter, 114 West Links Drive, Alta, IA 51002
  • Call Sign: KC0TQR, Licensee ID: L00964536
    Grant Date: 01/12/2005, Expiration Date: 01/12/2015, Certifier: Robert E Christensen
    Registrant: Robert E Christensen, 5973 30th Ave, Alta, IA 51002


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alta)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Alta


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alta, IA

Most common first names in Alta, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1881.3 years
Anna1785.6 years
John1572.1 years
William1579.0 years
Carl1485.4 years
Walter1280.8 years
George1175.5 years
Arthur1180.5 years
Esther1176.5 years
Paul1174.5 years
Most common last names in Alta, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4383.5 years
Peterson4281.8 years
Anderson2780.3 years
Hinkeldey1578.0 years
Hansen1381.4 years
Gustafson1276.3 years
Carlson1082.7 years
Miller980.8 years
Huseman871.0 years
Friedrich781.4 years

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  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores"
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  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
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