Altoona, Alabama Population 2020

912

Altoona is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 912, it is the 265th largest city in Alabama and the 10704th largest city in the United States. Altoona is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -2.25% 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 211 people per square mile.

The average household income in Altoona is $45,153 with a poverty rate of 16.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $368 per month, and the median house value is $82,800. The median age in Altoona is 34.2 years, 33 years for males, and 35.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.8 males.

Altoona Demographics

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

  • White: 96.40%
  • Two or more races: 1.57%
  • Black or African American: 1.35%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Altoona, Alabama is 912, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 914.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 933.

Altoona, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White85896.40%
Two or More Races141.57%
Black or African American121.35%
Some Other Race40.45%
Asian20.22%

Altoona Population Pyramid 2020

Altoona Median Age

34.2


Total

33


Male

35.4


Female

Altoona Adults

There are 664 adults, (140 of whom are seniors) in Altoona.

Altoona Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Altoona Sex Ratio

Female

479

53.82%

Male

411

46.18%

Altoona Households and Families

Altoona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Altoona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All53.5%46.5%
Female35.5%64.5%
Male33.3%66.7%
Non Family32.7%67.3%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3102.7153.5
Married1293.5981.4
Non Family1131.1932.7
Female623.535.5
Male64.3333.3

3.57

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Altoona Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade386.75%
9th to 12th Grade8414.92%
High School Graduate22239.43%
Some College15227.00%
Associates Degree396.93%
Bachelors Degree122.13%
Graduate Degree162.84%

Altoona Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White53441722
Black1212
Hispanic94
Multiple Races886
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 multiple races people with a rate of 75.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,039$46,111$23,472
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$24,625$56,406$19,821
Some College$35,724$35,625$35,735
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$96,250$$

$27,039

Average Earnings

$46,111

Average Male

$23,472

Average Female

Altoona Language

Altoona Language by Age

Altoona Language

98.83% of Altoona residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Altoona Poverty

Altoona Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78212415.86%
Hispanic301033.33%
Multiple14642.86%
Asian22100.00%

16.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.97%

Male Poverty Rate

22.94%

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 White, with 15.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.91%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater33.33%
Less Than High School32.79%
Some College12.15%
High School9.38%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Altoona Income

Altoona Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,679$45,153
Families$48,036$56,147
Married Families$56,250-
Non Families$17,321$25,532

Altoona Marital Status

Altoona Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Altoona Married by Age and Sex

Altoona 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.

Altoona Marital Status by Race

Altoona Veterans

48

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War19
Vietnam15
First Gulf War13
Korea2
World War II

$Altoona Veterans by Education

12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altoona Employment Status

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Altoona Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.94%

Born in Alabama

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.99% of Altoona residents were born in the United States, with 84.94% having been born in Alabama. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020912-1-0.11%
2019913-1-0.11%
2018914-4-0.44%
2017918-1-0.11%
2016919-2-0.22%
2015921-4-0.43%
2014925-4-0.43%
2013929-4-0.43%
2012933-2-0.21%
2011935-2-0.21%
20109370.00%