Alta

Exclusive living in a quiet community amidst nature's grandeur

Welcome to Alta

Cradled within the grandeur of the Teton Valley, Alta, Wyoming, unveils a harmonious blend of luxury and tranquility. Known for its striking beauty, this exclusive enclave offers a privileged retreat, balancing accessibility with desired solitude. The area's gentle summers and snow-laden winters frame a landscape teeming with green spaces for hiking, skiing, and boundless outdoor adventures.
 
The local architecture is a testament to Alta's rich history and local artisans, seamlessly intertwining rustic elegance with contemporary luxury. Grand yet understated homes inspired by traditional mountain lodges are adorned with native stone accents. These timber-framed chalets proffer expansive living spaces and panoramic views, all nestled within large lots neighboring generous family farms.
 
Quietly resolute, much like the magnificent Tetons that guard it, Alta carries a rich heritage. This former early pioneer settlement has blossomed into a distinguished community while retaining its deep historical roots. The legacy of Alta is echoed in its farming and ranching practices and infuses every corner of this serene haven.
 
In Alta, the purchase of a property signifies more than a simple transaction; it heralds an investment in a lifestyle encapsulating elegance, adventure, and tranquility. Here, the allure of luxury intertwines with the raw beauty of nature, making your dream home an attainable reality amidst this unique landscape.
 

What to Love

  • Majestic mountain views from every corner
  • An abundance of year-round outdoor activities
  • Unrivaled privacy in an exclusive enclave
  • High-end mountain lodge-inspired architecture
  • Strong sense of community and rich history
  • Access to premier ski resorts and pristine nature trails
 

Local Lifestyle

In Alta, tranquility and sophistication converge, fostering a rural sanctuary that's both laid-back and luxurious. The vibe here is one of relaxed refinement, where residents enjoy the simple pleasures of mountain living, underscored by an air of elegance. The breathtaking natural surroundings provide an idyllic backdrop for an active, outdoor lifestyle, while the comfort of your high-end lodge awaits quieter moments of rest and relaxation.
 
A strong sense of community is a defining characteristic of Alta's personality. It's a place where neighbors become lifelong friends, gather at local events, and share in the joy of their shared love for this unique setting. This camaraderie, paired with the tranquil pace of life, makes Alta a captivating locale, truly embodying the essence of luxury living.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Grand Targhee Resort is a year-round haven for entertainment and leisure. Winter invites thrilling skiing and snowboarding, while summer beckons for mountain biking and hiking. The Branding Iron restaurant, located on its premises, adds a sophisticated flair to traditional American fare, serving dishes that celebrate the region's rich culinary heritage. Head over to The Trap Bar and Grill for local music events, a cold drink, or a casual bite to eat.
 
In the warmer months, the Targhee Village Golf Course provides a stunning setting for a round of golf amidst the mountain vistas. Anyone looking for a more upscale experience can visit the Teton Teepee Lodge, a five-star resort that makes for an enticing, upscale staycation. Many people also enjoy weddings and other events at this high-end locale. 
 

Things to Do

Alta is a captivating enclave offering experiences that stir the senses and enliven the spirit. The annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival and Music Camp are renowned events that beautifully blend melodic tunes with the town's serene ambiance, creating a harmonious symphony of music and nature. 
 
For the adventurous, the Cirque Series introduces a thrilling challenge set amidst the stunning Teton landscapes, while the Wydaho Rendezvous Bike Fest celebrates Alta's vibrant biking culture. The Pierre’s Hole Bike Race further enriches the town's sporting calendar, drawing enthusiasts from far and wide.
 

Schools

Alta is served by the Teton County School District 01, renowned for its exceptional educational offerings. Top-rated schools include:
 

Overview for Alta, WY

367 people live in Alta, where the median age is 70.3 and the average individual income is $61,944. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

367

Total Population

70.3 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$61,944

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Alta, WY

Alta has 196 households, with an average household size of 1.87. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Alta do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 367 people call Alta home. The population density is 44.06 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

367

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

70.3

Median Age

41.42 / 58.58%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
196

Total Households

1.87

Average Household Size

$61,944

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Alta, WY

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The following schools are within or nearby Alta. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
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