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Alta Vista is a city in Chickasaw County.

The latitude of Alta Vista is 43.198N. The longitude is -92.416W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,152 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 274.


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Median household income
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$26,786
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Alta Vista demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Elk Creek
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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61% of Alta Vista residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alta Vista ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alta Vista was $15,378, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Alta Vista residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Alta Vista, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $194.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $436.


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Libraries in Alta Vista include Alta Vista Public Library ... View libraries

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Chickasaw County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alta Vista political report.

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The average commute time for Alta Vista workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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