Altamont, Oregon Population 2024

21,708

Altamont is a city located in Klamath County Oregon. Altamont has a 2024 population of 21,708. Altamont is currently growing at a rate of 3.24% annually and its population has increased by 14.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,982 in 2020.

The average household income in Altamont is $67,418 with a poverty rate of 19.68%. The median age in Altamont is 36.8 years: 36.1 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Altamont Demographics

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

  • White: 75.98%
  • Two or more races: 11.16%
  • Other race: 8.3%
  • Native American: 3.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.81%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
State
Oregon
Land Area (mi²)
8.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,689.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.36% (2,726)
The current population of Altamont, Oregon is 21,708 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,982.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,45975.98%
Two or more races2,27011.16%
Other race1,6898.3%
Native American6433.16%
Black or African American1650.81%
Asian1050.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.07%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Altamont Population by Race

Altamont Population Pyramid 2024

Altamont Median Age

36.8

Total

36.1

Male

38.4

Female

Altamont Adults

There are 15,097 adults, (4,152 of whom are seniors) in Altamont.

Altamont Age Dependency

85.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Altamont Sex Ratio

Female10,69252.55%
Male9,65347.45%

Altamont Population by Age

Altamont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,8992.5666.933.1
Married3,5453.2276.823.2
Non Family2,8771.3763.236.8
Female1,0703.314753
Male4073.1958.541.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Altamont Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,1748.66%
Associates Degree1,2669.34%
Bachelors Degree1,71312.64%
Graduate Degree8105.98%
High School Graduate5,14337.96%
Less Than 9th Grade3582.64%
Some College3,08522.77%

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
White10,3419,4342,016
Hispanic1,8561,334149
2+ Races1,2581,116184
Other Race81145439
Native American39935647
Black161160158
Asian424217
Islander10100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 98.14%.

Altamont Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$46,250$59,267$33,182
Graduate Degree$53,684$54,211$51,875
High School Graduate$35,196$45,047$32,697
Less Than 9th Grade$29,250$60,337$17,426
Overall$40,542$47,392$29,664
Some College$39,990$46,866$26,473

$40,542

Average Earnings

$47,392

Average Male

$29,664

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

91.04% of Altamont residents speak only English, while 8.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.17% of the population.

Altamont Language

Altamont Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,3182,55717.86%
Hispanic3,42488225.76%
Multiple2,27064728.5%
Other1,46739026.58%
Native62311718.78%
Asian1055855.24%
Black16395.52%
Islander14428.57%

19.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.41%

Male Poverty Rate

20.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altamont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altamont is Asian, with 55.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altamont is Black, with 5.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.67%.

Altamont Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.6%
High School20.16%
Some College15.77%
Bachelors or Greater1.43%

Altamont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.17%
Male Unemployed18.58%
Female Employed14.58%
Male Employed6.65%

Altamont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altamont Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$63,979$77,438
Households$54,609$67,418
Married Families$78,174$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,744$44,042

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Altamont Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

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 55-64, 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

1,156

Number of Veterans

1,070

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam579
Second Gulf War271
First Gulf War174
Korea117
World War II18

Altamont Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74450
75+328
55 to 64166
18 to 34141
35 to 5471

Altamont Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,0528.92%
Native American5913.72%
Hispanic492.25%
2+ Races251.89%
Other Race161.52%
Black42.44%

Altamont Veterans by Race

Altamont Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altamont Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

9.2%

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

54.47%

Born in Altamont

95.23%

Native Born

4.77%

Foreign Born

2.64%

Non Citizen

2.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.23% of Altamont residents were born in the United States, with 54.47% having been born in Oregon. 2.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Altamont Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202421,7086823.24%
202321,0266813.35%
202220,3457763.97%
202119,5695873.09%
202018,982-359-1.86%
201919,3413541.86%
201818,987120.06%
201718,975-138-0.72%
201619,113-389-1.99%
201519,5022241.16%
201419,278-77-0.4%
201319,355-189-0.97%
201219,544-742-3.66%
201120,2861,0295.34%
201019,25700%

Altamont Population by Year