For population 25 years and over in Alta:
For population 15 years and over in Alta CDP:
17 residents are foreign born (2.3% North America, 2.0% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,829 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (54.8 miles , pop. 50,730).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (409.9 miles , pop. 259,628).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (710.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Driggs, ID (2.4 miles ), Tetonia, ID (2.9 miles ), Victor, ID (3.5 miles ), Teton Village, WY (3.9 miles) , Moose Wilson Road, WY (4.2 miles ), Wilson, WY (4.5 miles ), Jackson, WY (4.8 miles ), Drummond, ID (4.9 miles) .
Latitude: 43.76 N, Longitude: 111.00 W
Area code: 307
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Alta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Alta, Wyoming
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Alta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 481% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from Alta center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/2001 at 17:18:56, a magnitude 5.4 (5.4 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.3 MW, Depth: 0.5 mi) earthquake occurred 61.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1994 at 14:59:50, a magnitude 5.3 (4.8 MB, 5.1 ML, 5.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from Alta center
On 2/4/1994 at 02:42:12, a magnitude 5.2 (4.7 MB, 5.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Teton County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Alta:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alta:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 4.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Alta and their reported violations in the past:GRAND TARGHEE RESORT (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Alta compared to Wyoming state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Alta (based on Teton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
12.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($91,642 average adjusted gross income)
0.33% of residents moved from foreign countries ($239 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
12.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,969 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($717 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Alta:
Strongest FM radio stations in Alta:
TV broadcast stations around Alta:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Alta, WY
Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2013.