Altamont, Illinois Population 2022

2,196
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Altamont is a city located in Effingham County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,196, it is the 483rd largest city in Illinois and the 10436th largest city in the United States. Altamont is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -1.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,231 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Altamont has a population density of 1,550 people per square mile.

The average household income in Altamont is $55,488 with a poverty rate of 12.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $89,800. The median age in Altamont is 39.8 years, 35 years for males, and 51 years for females.

Altamont Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Altamontwas:

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Altamont, Illinois is 2,196 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,231.

Altamont, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Altamont Population by Race

Altamont Population Pyramid 2022

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Altamont Median Age

39.2


Total

34.7


Male

51.7


Female

Altamont Adults

There are 1,817 adults, (576 of whom are seniors) in Altamont.

Altamont Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Altamont Sex Ratio

Female

1,097

49.17%

Male

1,134

50.83%

Altamont Population by Age

Altamont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Altamont Household Types

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Altamont Households and Families

2.67

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Altamont Households by Type

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Altamont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Altamont Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.22%.

Altamont Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,216

Average Earnings

$45,184

Average Male

$27,340

Average Female

Altamont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Altamont Language by Age

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Altamont Language

99.71% of Altamont residents speak only English, while 0.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Altamont Language

Altamont Poverty by Race

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12.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.83%

Male Poverty Rate

16.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altamont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altamont is White, with 12.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altamont is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.93%.

Altamont Poverty

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Altamont Poverty Rate by Education

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Altamont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altamont Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Altamont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Altamont Married by Age and Sex

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Altamont Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Altamont Marital Status by Race

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Altamont Marital Status

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194

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Altamont Veterans by War

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Altamont Veterans by Age

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Altamont Veterans by Race

Altamont Veterans by Education

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10.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altamont Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Altamont Employment by Age

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Altamont Employment by Race

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Altamont Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.91%

Born in Altamont

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Altamont residents were born in the United States, with 86.91% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Altamont Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Altamont Population by Year