Altoona, Alabama Population 2024

939

Altoona is a city located in Blount County and Etowah County Alabama. Altoona has a 2024 population of 939. Altoona is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -0.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 944 in 2020.

The average household income in Altoona is $57,830 with a poverty rate of 20.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Altoona is 40.5 years, 40.4 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Altoona Demographics

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

  • White: 95.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.99%
  • Black or African American: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
217.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.53% (-5)
The current population of Altoona, Alabama is 939 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 944.

Altoona, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,29295.14%
Two or more races271.99%
Black or African American231.69%
Native American90.66%
Other race70.52%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Altoona Population by Race

Altoona Population Pyramid 2024

Altoona Median Age

40.5

Total

40.4

Male

45.1

Female

Altoona Adults

There are 1,139 adults, (233 of whom are seniors) in Altoona.

Altoona Age Dependency

49.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Altoona Sex Ratio

Female63947.05%
Male71952.95%

Altoona Population by Age

Altoona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4582.8563.836.2
Married2043.3178.921.1
Non Family1301.0439.260.8
Female904.0663.336.7
Male343.8867.632.4
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3.5

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Altoona 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

Altoona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Altoona Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Altoona Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$25,750

Average Female

Altoona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Altoona Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Altoona Language

97.01% of Altoona residents speak only English, while 2.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Altoona Language

Altoona Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,24026020.97%
Black11218.18%
Multiple2727.41%
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20.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.04%

Male Poverty Rate

31.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altoona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altoona is White, with 20.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altoona is Multiple, with 7.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.04%.

Altoona Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater41.98%
Less Than 9th Grade34.87%
High School16.67%
Some College12.94%
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Altoona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed17.46%
Female Unemployed15.38%
Male Employed1.06%
Male Unemployed
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Altoona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altoona Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Altoona Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Altoona Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Altoona 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 45-54.

Altoona Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Altoona Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Altoona Veterans by War

count

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Altoona Veterans by Age

count

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Altoona Veterans by Race

Altoona Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

31.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altoona Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Altoona Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Altoona Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Altoona 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

69.07%

Born in Altoona

98.6%

Native Born

1.4%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.6% of Altoona residents were born in the United States, with 69.07% having been born in Alabama. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Altoona Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029934-1-0.11%
2028935-1-0.11%
2027936-1-0.11%
2026937-1-0.11%
2025938-1-0.11%
2024939-1-0.11%
2023940-1-0.11%
2022941-1-0.11%
2021942-2-0.21%
2020944283.06%
2019916-2-0.22%
2018918-5-0.54%
201792310.11%
2016922
2015922-4-0.43%
2014926-4-0.43%
2013930-4-0.43%
2012934-1-0.11%
2011935-2-0.21%
2010937
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Altoona Population by Year