Alturas is located in north California. Alturas is part of Modoc County. Alturas has 2.43 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Alturas population is 2,714, which has shrunk 6.15% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Alturas median household income is $31,087 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.66% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Alturas median house value is $131,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 104.02% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 75.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Alturas is close to the state average in quality. The Alturas area code is 530.