Altamont is a city located in Grundy County Tennessee. Altamont has a 2020 population of 1,139. It is also the county seat of Grundy County. Altamont is currently growing at a rate of 2.15% annually and its population has increased by 8.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,051 in 2010.
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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Altamontwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Altamont
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.