The City of Alturas had a population of 2,829 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Alturas is located at latitude 41.4926 and longitude -120.547 in Modoc County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alturas (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Modoc County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,370 feet.
The City of Alturas (GNIS ID: 2409688) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Alturas is located within Alturas CCD of Modoc County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alturas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Alturas: Dorris Bridge, Dorrisville.
|Population in Households||2,784|
|Population in Familes||2,119|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||45|
|Average Household Size||2.23|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,444 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||683 (47.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||565 (39.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||196 (13.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$149,548|
|Average Home Value||$169,290|
|Median Household Income||$32,649|
|Average Household Income||$46,255|
|Per Capita Income||$20,419|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.29%|
|Per Capita Income||0.99%|
The table below compares Alturas to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 802||47th|
|Population Density1||# 742||51st|
|Diversity Index2||# 1045||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 1385||9th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1117||26th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.