Altona, New York Population 2024

495

Altona is a city located in Clinton County New York. Altona has a 2024 population of 495. Altona is currently declining at a rate of -14.06% annually and its population has decreased by -39.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 819 in 2020.

The average household income in Altona is $43,042 with a poverty rate of 49.01%. The median age in Altona is 35.5 years: 32.6 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Altona Demographics

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

  • White: 64.38%
  • Black or African American: 24.2%
  • Other race: 7.46%
  • Asian: 2.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
289.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-39.56% (-324)
The current population of Altona, New York is 495 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 819.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White42364.38%
Black or African American15924.2%
Other race497.46%
Asian162.44%
Two or more races101.52%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Altona Population by Race

Altona Population Pyramid 2024

Altona Median Age

35.5

Total

32.6

Male

49.4

Female

Altona Adults

There are 594 adults, (3 of whom are seniors) in Altona.

Altona Age Dependency

11.2

Age Dependency Ratio

0.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Altona Sex Ratio

Female8713.24%
Male57086.76%

Altona Population by Age

Altona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1082.8151.948.1
Married412.6351.248.8
Female323.880100
Male183.061000
Non Family1701000

2.98

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

51.9%

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 Grade12826.95%
Associates Degree102.11%
Bachelors Degree204.21%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate16434.53%
Less Than 9th Grade7014.74%
Some College8317.47%

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
White24214411
Black141660
Hispanic74490
Other Race44250
Asian16162
2+ Races1077

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 70%.

Altona Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$48,036$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$41,000$0$0
Overall$40,000$38,958$0
Some College$36,563$27,250$0

$40,000

Average Earnings

$38,958

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

90.58% of Altona residents speak only English, while 9.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.12% of the population.

Altona Language

Altona Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White29014951.38%

49.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

48.39%

Male Poverty Rate

50.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altona is White, with 51.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altona is White, with 51.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 80.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.69%.

Altona Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College57.14%
Less Than 9th Grade44.83%
High School23.08%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Altona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed59.09%
Female Employed33.33%
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-$42,935
Households-$43,042
Married Families$60,125$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Altona Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Altona Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Altona Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

11

Number of Veterans

7

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War4
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Altona Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 545
55 to 644
18 to 342
65 to 740
75+0

Altona Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White82.22%
Other Race24.08%
Hispanic22.53%
Black10.63%

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

27.6%

Labor Force Participation

23.3%

Employment Rate

15.6%

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

66.36%

Born in Altona

86.91%

Native Born

13.09%

Foreign Born

10.5%

Non Citizen

2.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.91% of Altona residents were born in the United States, with 66.36% having been born in New York. 10.5% 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
2024495-81-14.06%
2023576-81-12.33%
2022657-117-15.12%
2021774-45-5.49%
20208199012.35%
2019729-30-3.95%
2018759-12-1.56%
2017771-18-2.28%
201678900%
2015789-43-5.17%
2014832465.85%
201378670.9%
2012779-83-9.63%
201186213218.08%
201073000%

Altona Population by Year