Altona, Colorado Population 2024

583

Altona is a city located in Boulder County Colorado. Altona has a 2024 population of 583. Altona is currently growing at a rate of 4.67% annually and its population has increased by 21.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 479 in 2020.

The average household income in Altona is $373,432 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Altona is 60.8 years: 61.9 years for males, and 60.2 years for females.

Altona Demographics

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

  • White: 98.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
345.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
21.71% (104)
The current population of Altona, Colorado is 583 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 479.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White52298.31%
Two or more races91.69%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Altona Population by Race

Altona Population Pyramid 2024

Altona Median Age

60.8

Total

61.9

Male

60.2

Female

Altona Adults

There are 432 adults, (201 of whom are seniors) in Altona.

Altona Age Dependency

129.9

Age Dependency Ratio

87

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Altona Sex Ratio

Female25948.78%
Male27251.22%

Altona Population by Age

Altona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2442.1897.52.5
Married1442.691000
Non Family861.35937
Female1421000
Male0000

2.63

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

97.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Altona Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade81.85%
Associates Degree347.87%
Bachelors Degree19244.44%
Graduate Degree11426.39%
High School Graduate61.39%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College7818.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Altona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Altona Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White401393281
Hispanic282822
2+ Races993

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 78.57%.

Altona Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$230,511$0
Graduate Degree$156,429$165,903$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$104,643$167,014$0
Some College$0$0$0

$104,643

Average Earnings

$167,014

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Altona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Altona Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Altona Language

96.05% of Altona residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.39% of the population.

Altona Language

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Altona Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Altona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altona Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$250,001$476,037
Households$250,001$373,432
Married Families$250,001$-999,999,999
Non Families$192,917$184,924

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Altona Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Altona Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Altona Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Altona Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Altona Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam14
Korea14
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Altona Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+21
55 to 648
65 to 747
18 to 340
35 to 540

Altona Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White368.51%

Altona Veterans by Race

Altona Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altona Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

70.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Altona Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Altona Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Altona 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

44.82%

Born in Altona

93.79%

Native Born

6.21%

Foreign Born

1.51%

Non Citizen

4.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.79% of Altona residents were born in the United States, with 44.82% having been born in Colorado. 1.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Altona Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024583264.67%
2023557264.9%
2022531-26-4.67%
20215577816.28%
2020479-34-6.63%
20195137116.06%
20184425714.81%
2017385-1-0.26%
2016386-164-29.82%
201555061.1%
2014544326.25%
201351200%
201251212030.61%
2011392-109-21.76%
201050100%

Altona Population by Year