Altoona, Kansas Population 2021

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Altoona is a city located in Wilson County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 367, it is the 334th largest city in Kansas and the 14592nd largest city in the United States . Altoona is currently declining at a rate of -1.61% annually and its population has decreased by -11.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 414 in 2010. Altoona reached it's highest population of 412 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Altoona has a population density of 688 people per square mile.

The average household income in Altoona is $37,107 with a poverty rate of 28.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $33,900. The median age in Altoona is 48.4 years, 45 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Altoona Demographics

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

  • White: 91.30%
  • Two or more races: 8.70%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Altoona, Kansas is 367 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 385.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 414.

Altoona, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23191.30%
Two or More Races228.70%
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Altoona Population by Race

Altoona Population Pyramid $2021

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Altoona Median Age

48.4


Total

45


Male

48.8


Female

Altoona Adults

There are 201 adults, (70 of whom are seniors) in Altoona.

Altoona Age Dependency

93.1

Age Dependency Ratio

53.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Altoona Sex Ratio

Female

135

53.36%

Male

118

46.64%

Altoona Population by Age

Altoona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Altoona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.1%5.9%
All79.3%20.7%
Non Family74.5%25.5%
Female46.7%53.3%
Male0%0%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Altoona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1212.0979.3
Non Family551.1174.5
Married512.8494.1
Female153.1346.7
Male00

2.83

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Altoona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade126.38%
9th to 12th Grade2312.23%
High School Graduate6936.70%
Some College4725.00%
Associates Degree179.04%
Bachelors Degree179.04%
Graduate Degree31.60%
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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
White16213517
2+ Races1911
Hispanic773

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 42.86%.

Altoona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,313$37,708$
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$$
High School Graduate$24,167$33,750$
Some College$26,250$37,500$17,500
Bachelors Degree$35,833$$35,833
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,313

Average Earnings

$37,708

Average Male

$

Average Female

Altoona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Altoona Language by Age

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Altoona Language

98.77% of Altoona residents speak only English, while 1.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Altoona Language

Altoona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2176529.95%
Hispanic14857.14%

28.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.64%

Male Poverty Rate

37.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altoona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altoona is Hispanic, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altoona is White, with 29.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.39%.

Altoona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.71%
High School36.23%
Some College17.19%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Altoona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed33.33%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Male Employed2.33%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Altoona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altoona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,969$37,107
Families$39,583$46,773
Married Families$50,625-
Non Families$20,750$22,798
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Income by Household Type

Altoona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 35-44, 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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26

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
First Gulf War6
World War II2
Second Gulf War1
Korea

Altoona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7412
35 to 546
75+5
55 to 642
18 to 341

Altoona Veterans by Age

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Altoona Veterans by Race

Altoona Veterans by Education

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34.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altoona Veterans by Education

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44.9%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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77.47%

Born in Altoona

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Altoona residents were born in the United States, with 77.47% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Altoona Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021367-6-1.61%
2020373-6-1.58%
2019379-6-1.56%
20183850.00%
201738510.26%
2016384-6-1.54%
2015390-5-1.27%
2014395-6-1.50%
2013401-2-0.50%
2012403-5-1.23%
2011408-4-0.97%
20104120.00%

Altoona Population by Year