Alta, Kansas 

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Population

138

-30.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$110,074

Median Home Price

$181,500

Best Places to Live in Alta, Kansas

Mid-sized city - South-central Kansas along the Arkansas River. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Alta, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Attractive downtown
-Arts & culture
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Economic cycles
-Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Wichita Metro Area

It may surprise some, but Wichita is the largest city in Kansas (most of Kansas City is in Missouri). Surrounded by wheat fields and oil-industry facilities, this traditional Midwestern city has a diverse agricultural and industrial economy. In part because of its invulnerable central U.S. location, World War II aircraft design and production facilities were located in the area. Today aviation firms like Beech, Cessna (Raytheon), Stearman, Lear (Bombardier), and Boeing all have plants nearby, and there are numerous supporting precision parts and engineering firms in the area.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Kansas
County: Harvey County
Metro Area: Wichita Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Alta
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1340 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Alta is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alta jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Alta's cost of living is 10.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Alta's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Alta, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Harvey county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Alta's population is 138 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 30.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Alta is $181,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Alta public schools spend $12,026 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Alta. More Education


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