Altoona, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Altoona, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 44,098 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Altoona, Pennsylvania is the 11th largest city in Pennsylvania based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4504.67 people/mi² (1739.25 people/km²), with a household density of 814.77 people/km² (2110.24 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 38.3 years, 35.2 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 20,658 households in the city, with an average size of 2.38 people per household. The vacancy rate was 10.1%, with a median rent of $606/month. The median house has 6.1 rooms, and has a value of $85,400.

The median income for households in Altoona, Pennsylvania is $36,741, while the mean household income is $49,305. The per capita income is $20,975, and 16.4% of families and 22.3% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 33.7% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 12.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201744,098-302-0.68%
201644,400-394-0.88%
201544,794-308-0.68%
201445,102-244-0.54%
201345,346-291-0.64%
201245,637-199-0.43%
201145,836-109-0.24%
201045,945-3,578-7.22%
200049,523-2,358-4.55%
199051,881-5,197-9.11%
198057,078-6,037-9.57%
197063,115-6,292-9.07%
196069,407-7,770-10.07%
195077,177-3,037-3.79%
194080,214-1,840-2.24%
193082,05421,72336.01%
192060,3318,20415.74%
191052,12713,15433.75%
190038,9738,63628.47%
189030,33710,62753.92%
188019,7109,10085.77%
187010,6107,019195.46%
18603,5910.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White42,371
Black or African American1,350
Two or More Races1,078
Some Other Race209
Asian176
American Indian and Alaska Native19
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Altoona Pa Population Pyramid 2018

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Altoona Pa Median Age

38.3


Total

35.2


Male

41.6


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 34,176 adults in Altoona Pa.

Altoona Pa Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Altoona Pa Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
6.1
Houses Without Mortgage
4,950
Houses With Mortgage
6,945
Vacancy Rate
10.1
Median Rent
606
Median Home Value
85,400
Renter-Occupied Units
6,679
Owner-Occupied Units
11,895
Total Housing Units
20,658

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Altoona Pa for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.5% and the labor force participation rate is 58.9%.

Altoona Pa Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.38
Average Family Size
3.05
Total Households
18574
Married Couple Households
7450
Male Householder (no wife) Families
963
Female Householder (no husband) Families
2800
Non Family Households
7361
Total Families
11213
Households With Own Children
4788
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
8.1
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Altoona Pa Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,818
$10,000 to $14,999
1,837
$15,000 to $24,999
2,925
$25,000 to $34,999
2,237
$35,000 to $49,999
2,877
$50,000 to $74,999
3,262
$75,000 to $99,999
2,109
$100,000 to $149,999
1,079
$150,000 to $199,999
214
Over $200,000
216

Altoona Pa Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Altoona Pa

Pennsylvania

$36,741

$54,895

$49,305

$75,235

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Altoona Pa Education Data

Altoona Pa Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
6342.08%
9th to 12th Grade
2,6478.67%
High School Graduate
14,86448.67%
Some College
4,64415.21%
Associates Degree
2,5658.40%
Bachelors Degree
3,54211.60%
Graduate Degree
1,6435.38%