|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Altamont is 2,191. Altamont, Illinois is the 7,272nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Altamont was in 1990, when its population was 2,332. In 1990, Altamont was the 6,365th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,272nd largest city in the US. Altamont is currently 6.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Altamont has shrunk 4.0% since the year 2000. Altamont, Illinois's growth is below average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7269||Calabash, North Carolina||2,192||69.1%|
|7270||George West, Texas||2,192||-12.8%|
|7275||Lisbon, North Dakota||2,190||-4.4%|
|7277||Coats, North Carolina||2,189||17.1%|
The total voting age population of Altamont, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,835. The voting age population is 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.4% of the residents of Altamont are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Altamont are 99.7% White and 0.3% Black.
In Altamont, 9.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 9.1%. On a per-household basis, 4.8% of families are below the poverty line in Altamont.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.1% of Altamont residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.4% of Altamont residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.3% have a bachelor's degree and 3.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Altamont residents aged 5 and older, 0.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Altamont is 4.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Altamont, 9.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Altamont is $46,204.
In Altamont, 68.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.2% of housing units in Altamont.
Of all the housing units in Altamont, 20.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Altamont, 5.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Altamont is $748.
In Altamont, 73.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.