Altona, Illinois Population 2022

449
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Altona is a city located in Knox County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 449, it is the 939th largest city in Illinois and the 19789th largest city in the United States. Altona is currently declining at a rate of -1.54% annually and its population has decreased by -29.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 634 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Altona has a population density of 478 people per square mile.

The average household income in Altona is $63,335 with a poverty rate of 12.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $659 per month, and the median house value is $69,200. The median age in Altona is 32.9 years, 30.5 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Altona Demographics

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

  • White: 94.01%
  • Black or African American: 5.99%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Altona, Illinois is 449 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 634.

Altona, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Altona Population by Race

Altona Population Pyramid 2022

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Altona Median Age

31.9


Total

27.2


Male

39.6


Female

Altona Adults

There are 472 adults, (92 of whom are seniors) in Altona.

Altona Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Altona Sex Ratio

Female

304

47.95%

Male

330

52.05%

Altona Population by Age

Altona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Altona Household Types

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Altona Households and Families

3.16

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Altona Households by Type

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Altona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Altona Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.06%.

Altona Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,409

Average Earnings

$40,083

Average Male

$31,771

Average Female

Altona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Altona Language by Age

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Altona Language

99.65% of Altona residents speak only English, while 0.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.35% of the population.

Altona Language

Altona Poverty by Race

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12.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.21%

Male Poverty Rate

14.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altona is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altona is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.15%.

Altona Poverty

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Altona Poverty Rate by Education

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Altona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altona Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Altona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Altona Married by Age and Sex

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Altona Marriage

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

Altona Marital Status by Race

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Altona Marital Status

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33

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Altona Veterans by War

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Altona Veterans by Age

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Altona Veterans by Race

Altona Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altona Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

16.9%

Unemployment Rate

Altona Employment by Age

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Altona Employment by Race

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Altona 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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86.75%

Born in Altona

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of Altona residents were born in the United States, with 86.75% having been born in Illinois. 0.47% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Altona Population by Year