Alto, CA Profile: Facts & Data

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Alto, California - Basic Facts

The Alto Census Designated Place had a population of 750 as of July 1, 2018. Alto ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alto is located at latitude 37.9056 and longitude -122.5187 in Marin County. The formal boundaries for the Alto Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Alto Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582933) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Alto Census Designated Place is located within Southeast Marin CCD of Marin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alto: Blithedale.

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Alto, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 750
Population in Households 750
Population in Familes 618
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5,967
Diversity Index3 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $122,667
Average Household Income $183,983
Per Capita Income $73,642

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $1,591,346
Average Home Value $1,599,146
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 309
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 205
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.65% 0.55%
Households 0.48% 0.51%
Families 1.59% 0.48%
Median Household Income   6.31%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

Alto, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alto to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California 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 # 1110 27th
Population Density # 188 88th
Diversity Index # 1261 17th
Median Household Income # 102 93rd
Per Capita Income # 79 95th

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