Altamont, New York Population 2024

1,631

Altamont is a city located in Albany County and Schenectady County New York. Altamont has a 2024 population of 1,631. Altamont is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,665 in 2020.

The average household income in Altamont is $114,820 with a poverty rate of 6.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Altamont is 44.2 years, 41.1 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Altamont Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Altamont was:

  • White: 92.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.32%
  • Asian: 1.78%
  • Black or African American: 1.38%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,288.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.04% (-34)
The current population of Altamont, New York is 1,631 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,665.

Altamont, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,62192.89%
Two or more races583.32%
Asian311.78%
Black or African American241.38%
Other race110.63%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Altamont Population by Race

Altamont Population Pyramid 2024

Altamont Median Age

44.2

Total

41.1

Male

46.4

Female

Altamont Adults

There are 1,327 adults, (338 of whom are seniors) in Altamont.

Altamont Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Altamont Sex Ratio

Female93053.3%
Male81546.7%

Altamont Population by Age

Altamont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6812.5176.923.1
Married2893.1698.31.7
Non Family2801.1666.133.9
Female944.5239.460.6
Male182.671000

3.22

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Altamont Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade171.45%
9th to 12th Grade181.53%
High School Graduate17414.8%
Some College13711.65%
Associates Degree16814.29%
Bachelors Degree31426.7%
Graduate Degree34829.59%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Altamont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Altamont Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,0871,052598
Hispanic353521
Black242424
2+ Races20204
Asian171717
Other Race11115

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Altamont Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$58,000$61,250$54,107
Less Than 9th Grade$2,499$0$0
High School Graduate$31,063$27,250$31,125
Some College$56,000$47,500$59,500
Bachelors Degree$59,732$66,667$51,917
Graduate Degree$69,844$83,333$65,781

$58,000

Average Earnings

$61,250

Average Male

$54,107

Average Female

Altamont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Altamont Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Altamont Language

96.96% of Altamont residents speak only English, while 3.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Altamont Language

Altamont Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,592966.03%
Asian311445.16%

6.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.77%

Male Poverty Rate

6.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altamont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altamont is Asian, with 45.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altamont is White, with 6.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.95%.

Altamont Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.71%
High School5.75%
Some College3.61%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Altamont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed2.26%
Female Unemployed0%

Altamont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altamont Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$104,350$114,820
Families$126,583$137,085
Married Families$142,031$-999,999,999
Non Families$72,794$73,216

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Altamont Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Altamont Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Altamont Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Altamont Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam34
Korea20
Second Gulf War3
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Altamont Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+32
65 to 7422
18 to 343
35 to 540
55 to 640

Altamont Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White574.63%

Altamont Veterans by Race

Altamont Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altamont Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Altamont Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Altamont Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Altamont Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.18%

Born in Altamont

96.62%

Native Born

3.38%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

2.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.62% of Altamont residents were born in the United States, with 84.18% having been born in New York. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Altamont Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,588-9-0.56%
20281,597-8-0.5%
20271,605-9-0.56%
20261,614-8-0.49%
20251,622-9-0.55%
20241,631-8-0.49%
20231,639-9-0.55%
20221,648-10-0.6%
20211,658-7-0.42%
20201,665-3-0.18%
20191,668-18-1.07%
20181,686-14-0.82%
20171,700-10-0.58%
20161,71070.41%
20151,703-7-0.41%
20141,710-5-0.29%
20131,715-1-0.06%
20121,71610.06%
20111,715-1-0.06%
20101,71600%

Altamont Population by Year