Altamont, Tennessee Population 2021

1,115
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Altamont is a city located in Grundy County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Grundy County. With a 2020 population of 1,115, it is the 225th largest city in Tennessee and the 9883rd largest city in the United States . Altamont is currently growing at a rate of 2.20% annually and its population has increased by 6.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,045 in 2010. Altamont reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 21 miles, Altamont has a population density of 54 people per square mile.

The average household income in Altamont is $58,422 with a poverty rate of 20.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $618 per month, and the median house value is $73,800. The median age in Altamont is 35.7 years, 37 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

Altamont Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Altamontwas:

  • White: 73.84%
  • Two or more races: 14.38%
  • Native American: 10.30%
  • Black or African American: 1.02%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Altamont, Tennessee is 1,115 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,067.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,045.

Altamont, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White79673.84%
Two or More Races15514.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native11110.30%
Black or African American111.02%
Asian50.46%
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Altamont Population by Race

Altamont Population Pyramid $2021

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Altamont Median Age

35.7


Total

37


Male

35.4


Female

Altamont Adults

There are 790 adults, (190 of whom are seniors) in Altamont.

Altamont Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Altamont Sex Ratio

Female

497

46.10%

Male

581

53.90%

Altamont Population by Age

Altamont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Altamont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male52%48%
Non Family85.2%14.8%
All85.6%14.4%
Married86.4%13.6%
Female100%0%

85.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Altamont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3622.8385.6
Married1623.2786.4
Non Family1221.0885.2
Female534.74100
Male254.4452

3.69

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Altamont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7910.49%
9th to 12th Grade14619.39%
High School Graduate36548.47%
Some College8411.16%
Associates Degree354.65%
Bachelors Degree445.84%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Altamont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Altamont Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White57738944
2+ Races9367
Native American6767
Black11
Asian55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.63%.

Altamont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,340$36,420$24,722
Less Than 9th Grade$23,125$30,114$
High School Graduate$26,958$40,556$19,426
Some College$27,083$41,250$24,306
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,340

Average Earnings

$36,420

Average Male

$24,722

Average Female

Altamont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Altamont Language by Age

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Altamont Language

100.00% of Altamont residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Altamont Language

Altamont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White75319325.63%
Multiple155138.39%

20.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.23%

Male Poverty Rate

26.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altamont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altamont is White, with 25.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altamont is Multiple, with 8.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.60%.

Altamont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.44%
Some College17.59%
High School6.78%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Altamont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Unemployed15.38%
Female Employed11.46%
Male Employed9.77%

Altamont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altamont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,591$58,422
Families$44,500$57,140
Married Families$49,375-
Non Families$15,000$60,720
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Income by Household Type

Altamont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Altamont Marital Status by Race

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Altamont Marital Status

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59

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam33
Korea15
First Gulf War4
World War II
Second Gulf War

Altamont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7430
75+22
35 to 544
55 to 643
18 to 34

Altamont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White447.17%
2+ Races1516.13%

Altamont Veterans by Race

Altamont Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altamont Veterans by Education

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49.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

10.7%

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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80.52%

Born in Altamont

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.54% of Altamont residents were born in the United States, with 80.52% having been born in Tennessee. 0.46% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,115242.20%
20201,091242.25%
20191,067242.30%
20181,043111.07%
20171,03250.49%
20161,02740.39%
20151,023343.44%
2014989-41-3.98%
20131,030-2-0.19%
20121,032-10-0.96%
20111,042-9-0.86%
20101,0510.00%

Altamont Population by Year