Alta is a census-designated place located within California, United States.
Alta is especially quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Green spaces aren't well-distributed, which results in them being very hard to access from the majority of locations within this census-designated place.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing the overwhelming majority of the dwellings in Alta, while mobile homes are also present in the housing stock. This census-designated place has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about three quarters of the properties in the census-designated place while the remainder are rented. This census-designated place did not experience a single housing boom; the construction of new homes in Alta is spread throughout multiple decades in recent history.
There are only a very small number of primary schools in Alta and consequently they can be a very long walk away. Likewise, this census-designated place does not have any high schools. Concerning eating, doing one's groceries very often demands the use of a vehicle in Alta.
The preferred approach to navigate Alta is very often driving. It is very convenient to park. However, walking is not very feasible for house buyers in this census-designated place since almost no common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.