Altoona, Wisconsin Population 2024

9,932

Altoona is a city located in Dunn County and Eau Claire County Wisconsin. Altoona has a 2024 population of 9,932. Altoona is currently growing at a rate of 4.16% annually and its population has increased by 19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,346 in 2020.

The average household income in Altoona is $87,438 with a poverty rate of 10.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Altoona is 36.7 years, 33.8 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Altoona Demographics

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

  • White: 87.44%
  • Two or more races: 7.42%
  • Asian: 3.03%
  • Black or African American: 1.66%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,999.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
19% (1,586)
The current population of Altoona, Wisconsin is 9,932 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,346.

Altoona, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,43887.44%
Two or more races6317.42%
Asian2583.03%
Black or African American1411.66%
Other race280.33%
Native American100.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Altoona Population by Race

Altoona Population Pyramid 2024

Altoona Median Age

36.7

Total

33.8

Male

42.1

Female

Altoona Adults

There are 6,510 adults, (1,301 of whom are seniors) in Altoona.

Altoona Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Altoona Sex Ratio

Female3,71243.64%
Male4,79456.36%

Altoona Population by Age

Altoona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,5432.3857.442.6
Non Family1,5651.342.957.1
Married1,4913.2774.825.2
Male2593.0763.336.7
Female2283.2736.463.6

3.12

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Altoona Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade921.59%
9th to 12th Grade931.61%
High School Graduate1,19620.68%
Some College1,19320.63%
Associates Degree1,00017.3%
Bachelors Degree1,18520.49%
Graduate Degree1,02317.69%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,2715,0962,038
Asian258258131
2+ Races11711739
Hispanic11611612
Black66660
Other Race28280
Native American1000

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.78%.

Altoona Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$49,416$61,633$34,167
Less Than 9th Grade$37,500$57,955$0
High School Graduate$46,480$51,518$26,250
Some College$40,146$59,046$25,493
Bachelors Degree$58,199$66,016$56,569
Graduate Degree$82,614$92,786$39,539

$49,416

Average Earnings

$61,633

Average Male

$34,167

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

97.69% of Altoona residents speak only English, while 2.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Altoona Language

Altoona Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,2706809.35%
Multiple63114723.3%
Hispanic26112949.43%
Native1010100%

10.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.57%

Male Poverty Rate

11.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Altoona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Altoona is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Altoona is White, with 9.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.99%.

Altoona Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.78%
Some College13.52%
High School8.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%

Altoona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed12.31%
Male Employed3.15%
Female Unemployed0%

Altoona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Altoona Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$77,002$87,438
Families$91,396$105,084
Married Families$97,573$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,863$62,119

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Altoona Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Altoona Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Altoona Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

614

Number of Veterans

604

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam222
Second Gulf War123
First Gulf War102
Korea50
World War II0

Altoona Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54166
65 to 74156
55 to 64150
75+96
18 to 3446

Altoona Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White61410.36%

Altoona Veterans by Race

Altoona Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Altoona Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

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

64.14%

Born in Altoona

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.67% of Altoona residents were born in the United States, with 64.14% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Altoona Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,9143963.44%
202811,5183973.57%
202711,1213963.69%
202610,7253973.84%
202510,3283963.99%
20249,9323974.16%
20239,5353964.33%
20229,1393203.63%
20218,8194735.67%
20208,3464866.18%
20197,860901.16%
20187,770981.28%
20177,6721682.24%
20167,5041672.28%
20157,3371572.19%
20147,1801001.41%
20137,0801462.11%
20126,9341422.09%
20116,792721.07%
20106,720220.33%
20006,69880913.74%
19905,8891,49634.05%
19804,3931,55154.57%
19702,84200%

Altoona Population by Year