Alta, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 791 housing units in Alta. This represents a 3.9% growth from 761 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 791 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Alta is about 73%. Alta's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.7%. Average household size is 2.55 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Alta were built after 1953.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.40%
One Bedroom9.40%
Two Bedrooms27.20%
Three Bedrooms47.40%
Four Bedrooms13.50%
Five Bedrooms or more2.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.56
Median year structure was built1953
Median Value of occupied units$69,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$41,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1954
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$270

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.30%
Home Equity Loan7.30%
Simple Mortgage47.90%
Debt Free40.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.6%