Living in Alta Sierra
With all that there is to love about living in Alta Sierra, for those at or nearing retirement age, the 18-hole golf course is reason enough to set up residence at Alta Sierra. The semi-private Alta Sierra Country Club is more than a great place to golf.
The wetlands and wildlife sanctuary that is Alta Sierra is the perfect place to enjoy nature while playing a few rounds of golf. It’s a good idea to bring a pair of binoculars or a camera with you on the greens. You never know what interesting wildlife you will see on the course.
Alta Sierra offers quiet living for the nearly 7K residents. The population is made up of people of all different ages with just over 21% who are 18 are younger, 20% are millennials, 30% are between 45 and 64 years old, and just under 25% are 65 and up.
On average, household incomes in Alta Sierra are close to $60K per year with less than 5% of the population living in poverty. Kids go to middle school and high school either in the Grass Valley school district to the north or the Pleasant Ridge schools.
However Alta Sierra has its own elementary school that offers Pre-K through 5th grade. This school located within the community has an excellent rating and provides parents with a place to send their kids after school with many after school programs for kids working parents.
Beyond the community this small community has everything you need to enjoy a quiet existence. There is a hair salon, a local gym, a wine tasting shop, restaurants, and more.