Altamont, Pennsylvania Population 2024

545

Altamont is a city located in Schuylkill County Pennsylvania. Altamont has a 2024 population of 545. Altamont is currently growing at a rate of 1.3% annually and its population has increased by 5.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 517 in 2020.

The average household income in Altamont is $64,333 with a poverty rate of 13.08%. The median age in Altamont is 55.5 years: 48.9 years for males, and 55.7 years for females.

Altamont Demographics

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

  • White: 99.06%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
590.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.42% (28)
The current population of Altamont, Pennsylvania is 545 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 517.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White52699.06%
Asian50.94%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Altamont Population by Race

Altamont Population Pyramid 2024

Altamont Median Age

55.5

Total

48.9

Male

55.7

Female

Altamont Adults

There are 487 adults, (168 of whom are seniors) in Altamont.

Altamont Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Altamont Sex Ratio

Female25447.83%
Male27752.17%

Altamont Population by Age

Altamont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2701.95973
Non Family1131.3292.97.1
Married1092.271000
Male293.171000
Female1921000

2.21

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

97.0%

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 Grade224.65%
Associates Degree459.51%
Bachelors Degree7415.64%
Graduate Degree245.07%
High School Graduate22647.78%
Less Than 9th Grade102.11%
Some College7215.22%

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
White46843698
Asian550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.94%.

Altamont Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$63,750$62,946$83,036
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$83,491$30,682
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$38,583$41,538$37,917
Some College$32,019$2,499$38,125

$38,583

Average Earnings

$41,538

Average Male

$37,917

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

97.36% of Altamont residents speak only English, while 2.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Altamont Language

Altamont Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5156813.2%

13.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.42%

Male Poverty Rate

7.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altamont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altamont is White, with 13.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altamont is White, with 13.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.31%.

Altamont Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.13%
High School26.11%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Altamont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
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
Families$79,125$79,750
Households$50,833$64,333
Married Families$71,806$-999,999,999
Non Families-$31,087

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Altamont Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

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 55-64.

Altamont Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Altamont Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam25
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Altamont Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7417
75+11
55 to 648
18 to 340
35 to 540

Altamont Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White367.47%

Altamont Veterans by Race

Altamont Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altamont Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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

95.86%

Born in Altamont

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.36% of Altamont residents were born in the United States, with 95.86% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202454571.3%
202353871.32%
20225319421.51%
2021437-80-15.47%
2020517-66-11.32%
2019583-143-19.7%
20187268713.62%
2017639-62-8.84%
2016701131.89%
2015688-22-3.1%
201471014625.89%
2013564-71-11.18%
2012635366.01%
2011599-3-0.5%
201060200%

Altamont Population by Year