Altamont, Tennessee Population 2024

1,137

Altamont is a city located in Grundy County Tennessee. Altamont has a 2024 population of 1,137. It is also the county seat of Grundy County. Altamont is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 1.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,121 in 2020.

The average household income in Altamont is $103,274 with a poverty rate of 25.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Altamont is 50 years, 51.4 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Altamont Demographics

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

  • White: 92.92%
  • Two or more races: 3.76%
  • Native American: 2.54%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
19.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
57.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.43% (16)
The current population of Altamont, Tennessee is 1,137 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,121.

Altamont, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White84092.92%
Two or more races343.76%
Native American232.54%
Black or African American60.66%
Asian10.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Altamont Population by Race

Altamont Population Pyramid 2024

Altamont Median Age

50

Total

51.4

Male

45.5

Female

Altamont Adults

There are 702 adults, (205 of whom are seniors) in Altamont.

Altamont Age Dependency

81.9

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Altamont Sex Ratio

Female44148.78%
Male46351.22%

Altamont Population by Age

Altamont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3162.7191.88.2
Married1552.8697.42.6
Non Family8001000
Female61483.616.4
Male204.454060

3.25

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

91.8%

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 Grade12318.04%
Associates Degree446.45%
Bachelors Degree10214.96%
Graduate Degree111.61%
High School Graduate28742.08%
Less Than 9th Grade456.6%
Some College7010.26%

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
White628482113
2+ Races30140
Native American17170
Black600
Asian110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.99%.

Altamont Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$32,566$48,250$22,083
Less Than 9th Grade$35,938$0$0
Overall$31,484$41,827$30,586
Some College$30,000$0$30,357

$31,484

Average Earnings

$41,827

Average Male

$30,586

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

100% of Altamont residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Altamont Language

Altamont Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White79921927.41%
Multiple3412.94%

25.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.8%

Male Poverty Rate

27.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altamont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altamont is White, with 27.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altamont is Multiple, with 2.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.26%.

Altamont Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.8%
Some College21.05%
High School11.55%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Altamont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed15.53%
Female Employed13.1%
Male Unemployed0%
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$40,833$109,708
Households$38,920$103,274
Married Families$49,236$-999,999,999
Non Families$14,545$82,689

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Altamont Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

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

72

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War25
Vietnam19
First Gulf War17
Korea5
World War II0

Altamont Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+28
35 to 5421
18 to 3412
65 to 747
55 to 644

Altamont Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6710.34%
Native American423.53%
2+ Races13.33%

Altamont Veterans by Race

Altamont Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altamont Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

38.1%

Labor Force Participation

36.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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

79.98%

Born in Altamont

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.56% of Altamont residents were born in the United States, with 79.98% having been born in Tennessee. 0.44% 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
20291,15740.35%
20281,15340.35%
20271,14940.35%
20261,14540.35%
20251,14140.35%
20241,13740.35%
20231,13340.35%
20221,129232.08%
20211,106-15-1.34%
20201,121524.86%
20191,069252.39%
20181,04480.77%
20171,03640.39%
20161,03260.58%
20151,026343.43%
2014992-40-3.88%
20131,032-2-0.19%
20121,034-8-0.77%
20111,042-9-0.86%
20101,05100%

Altamont Population by Year