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Alta, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Alta Census Designated Place had a population of 471 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Alta is located at latitude 43.7736 and longitude -111.0313 in Teton County. The formal boundaries for the Alta Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Teton County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,440 feet.

The Alta Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407730) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Alta Census Designated Place is located within Alta Division of Teton County.

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Alta, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 471
Population in Households 467
Population in Familes 362
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $96,204
Average Household Income $122,798
Per Capita Income $54,616


Total Housing Units 305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (37.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 (40.7%)
Median Home Value $1,013,889
Average Home Value $1,190,435


Total Households 181
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 112
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.19% 1.96%
Households 2.22% 1.91%
Families 0.79% 1.73%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   0.98%

Alta, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alta to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 85 59th
Population Density # 150 27th
Diversity Index # 132 36th
Median Household Income # 7 97th
Per Capita Income # 3 99th

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