Altoona, Alabama Population 2021

905
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Altoona is a city located in Etowah County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 905, it is the 267th largest city in Alabama and the 10737th largest city in the United States . Altoona is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -3.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 933 in 2010. Altoona reached it's highest population of 937 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Altoona has a population density of 209 people per square mile.

The average household income in Altoona is $45,549 with a poverty rate of 20.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $299 per month, and the median house value is $83,300. The median age in Altoona is 36.2 years, 34.6 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Altoona Demographics

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

  • White: 96.04%
  • Black or African American: 2.27%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Altoona, Alabama is 905 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 917.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 933.

Altoona, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White84896.04%
Black or African American202.27%
Two or More Races91.02%
Some Other Race40.45%
Asian20.23%
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Altoona Population by Race

Altoona Population Pyramid $2021

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Altoona Median Age

36.2


Total

34.6


Male

39.2


Female

Altoona Adults

There are 676 adults, (147 of whom are seniors) in Altoona.

Altoona Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Altoona Sex Ratio

Female

487

55.15%

Male

396

44.85%

Altoona Population by Age

Altoona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Altoona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male80%20%
Married78.2%21.8%
All53.8%46.3%
Female42.1%57.9%
Non Family30%70%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Altoona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3202.6153.8
Married1333.5178.2
Non Family1201.130
Female573.5142.1
Male103.580

3.49

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Altoona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade437.40%
9th to 12th Grade6411.02%
High School Graduate22839.24%
Some College16428.23%
Associates Degree406.88%
Bachelors Degree274.65%
Graduate Degree152.58%
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Altoona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Altoona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White55044327
Black18189
2+ Races996
Hispanic44
Other Race44

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 2+ races people with a rate of 66.67%.

Altoona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,750$39,038$25,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,083$39,904$24,118
Some College$30,556$$31,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,750

Average Earnings

$39,038

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Altoona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Altoona Language by Age

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Altoona Language

98.68% of Altoona residents speak only English, while 1.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Altoona Language

Altoona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80215519.33%
Hispanic10660.00%
Multiple9666.67%
Black11218.18%
Asian22100.00%

20.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.99%

Male Poverty Rate

26.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altoona

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altoona is Black, with 18.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.13%.

Altoona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.06%
Bachelors or Greater26.09%
Some College14.43%
High School12.02%

Altoona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed12.65%
Male Employed3.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Altoona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altoona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,000$45,549
Families$49,688$59,559
Married Families$65,139-
Non Families$18,158$20,878
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Income by Household Type

Altoona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Altoona Married by Age and Sex

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Altoona Marriage

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

Altoona Marital Status by Race

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Altoona Marital Status

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46

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War11
Korea2
World War II

Altoona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7416
35 to 5412
18 to 347
55 to 646
75+5

Altoona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White375.74%
2+ Races9100.00%

Altoona Veterans by Race

Altoona Veterans by Education

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17.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altoona Veterans by Education

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49.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Altoona Employment by Age

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Altoona Employment by Race

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Altoona 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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83.81%

Born in Altoona

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.55% of Altoona residents were born in the United States, with 83.81% having been born in Alabama. 0.11% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021905-4-0.44%
2020909-4-0.44%
2019913-4-0.44%
2018917-4-0.43%
201792110.11%
2016920-2-0.22%
2015922-4-0.43%
2014926-4-0.43%
2013930-4-0.43%
2012934-1-0.11%
2011935-2-0.21%
20109370.00%

Altoona Population by Year