Altamont, Illinois Population 2021

2,435
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Altamont is a city located in Effingham County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,435, it is the 448th largest city in Illinois and the 6912th largest city in the United States . Altamont is currently growing at a rate of 2.01% annually and its population has increased by 5.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,319 in 2010. Altamont reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Altamont has a population density of 1,719 people per square mile.

The average household income in Altamont is $55,488 with a poverty rate of 9.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $748 per month, and the median house value is $98,600. 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: 99.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.34%
  • 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 2,435 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,339.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,319.

Altamont, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,32599.66%
Black or African American80.34%
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Altamont Population by Race

Altamont Population Pyramid $2021

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Altamont Median Age

39.8


Total

35


Male

51


Female

Altamont Adults

There are 1,835 adults, (545 of whom are seniors) in Altamont.

Altamont Age Dependency

80.9

Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Altamont Sex Ratio

Female

1,160

49.72%

Male

1,173

50.28%

Altamont Population by Age

Altamont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Altamont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male12%88%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
All68.8%31.2%
Female70.6%29.4%
Married82.6%17.4%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Altamont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0382.1768.8
Married4703.0682.6
Non Family4171.0764.3
Male832.5412
Female682.2970.6

2.77

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Altamont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade714.26%
9th to 12th Grade17310.38%
High School Graduate52331.37%
Some College40024.00%
Associates Degree29517.70%
Bachelors Degree1529.12%
Graduate Degree533.18%
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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 85.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.36%.

Altamont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,795$33,821$25,613
Less Than 9th Grade$23,214$31,923$21,563
High School Graduate$26,771$35,000$22,045
Some College$32,353$43,750$27,340
Bachelors Degree$36,250$31,792$42,125
Graduate Degree$8,625$$8,375

$30,795

Average Earnings

$33,821

Average Male

$25,613

Average Female

Altamont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Altamont Language by Age

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Altamont Language

99.82% of Altamont residents speak only English, while 0.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.18% of the population.

Altamont Language

Altamont Poverty by Race

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9.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.78%

Male Poverty Rate

10.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altamont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altamont is White, with 9.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altamont is White, with 9.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.92%.

Altamont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.64%
Bachelors or Greater12.24%
Some College7.77%
High School5.91%

Altamont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed10.42%
Male Employed9.39%
Female Employed5.18%

Altamont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altamont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,204$55,488
Families$63,693$71,816
Married Families$70,703-
Non Families$26,307$29,766
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Income by Household Type

Altamont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Altamont Marital Status by Race

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Altamont Marital Status

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172

Number of Veterans

172

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam44
Second Gulf War42
Korea22
World War II21
First Gulf War19

Altamont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+49
65 to 7444
18 to 3437
35 to 5434
55 to 648

Altamont Veterans by Age

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Altamont Veterans by Race

Altamont Veterans by Education

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12.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altamont Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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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86.54%

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 86.54% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,435482.01%
20202,387482.05%
20192,339482.10%
20182,29110.04%
20172,290-5-0.22%
20162,295-8-0.35%
20152,30360.26%
20142,297-10-0.43%
20132,307-7-0.30%
20122,314-1-0.04%
20112,315-8-0.34%
20102,3230.00%

Altamont Population by Year