Altona, Illinois Population 2024

434

Altona is a city located in Knox County Illinois. Altona has a 2024 population of 434. Altona is currently declining at a rate of -1.81% annually and its population has decreased by -6.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 462 in 2020.

The average household income in Altona is $85,250 with a poverty rate of 6.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Altona is 40.2 years, 33.7 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Altona Demographics

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

  • White: 98.4%
  • Two or more races: 1.6%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
462.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.06% (-28)
The current population of Altona, Illinois is 434 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 462.

Altona, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55398.4%
Two or more races91.6%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

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

40.2

Total

33.7

Male

43.5

Female

Altona Adults

There are 443 adults, (112 of whom are seniors) in Altona.

Altona Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Altona Sex Ratio

Female27248.4%
Male29051.6%

Altona Population by Age

Altona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2012.8937
Married993.1790.99.1
Non Family601.31000
Male215.4390.59.5
Female212.6785.714.3
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

93.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Altona Households and Families

Male

Female

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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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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.78%.

Altona Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,544

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$53,333

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

99.25% of Altona residents speak only English, while 0.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Altona Language

Altona Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White553356.33%
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6.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.45%

Male Poverty Rate

9.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altona is White, with 6.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altona is White, with 6.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 9.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.44%.

Altona Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School15.91%
Some College2.1%
Bachelors or Greater
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Altona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Unemployed3.85%
Female Employed2.4%
Male Employed
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Altona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altona Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Altona Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

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

Altona Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Altona Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Altona Veterans by War

count

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Altona Veterans by Age

count

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Altona Veterans by Race

Altona Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altona Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

18.2%

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

86.83%

Born in Altona

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.82% of Altona residents were born in the United States, with 86.83% having been born in Illinois. 0.18% 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
2029394-8-1.99%
2028402-8-1.95%
2027410-8-1.91%
2026418-8-1.88%
2025426-8-1.84%
2024434-8-1.81%
2023442-8-1.78%
2022450-8-1.75%
2021458-4-0.87%
2020462-34-6.85%
2019496-3-0.6%
2018499-6-1.19%
2017505-3-0.59%
2016508-4-0.78%
2015512-6-1.16%
2014518-1-0.19%
2013519-4-0.76%
2012523-2-0.38%
2011525-4-0.76%
2010529
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Altona Population by Year