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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Altona is 454. Altona, Illinois is the 13,566th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Altona was in 1990, when its population was 570. In 1990, Altona was the 12,408th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,566th largest city in the US. Altona is currently 20.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Altona has shrunk 20.2% since the year 2000. Altona, Illinois's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13560||Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska||455||61.9%|
|13564||Jerry City, Ohio||455||0.4%|
|13567||Bakersville, North Carolina||454||27.8%|
|13568||De Land, Illinois||454||-4.4%|
The total voting age population of Altona, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 430. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.3% of the residents of Altona are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Altona are 93.8% White, 5.4% Black, 0.5% Asian and 0.3% Two or more races.
In Altona, 10.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.7%. On a per-household basis, 5.2% of families are below the poverty line in Altona.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.0% of Altona residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.6% of Altona residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.3% have a bachelor's degree and 1.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Altona residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Altona is 5.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Altona, 13.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Altona is $60,313.
In Altona, 87.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 12.4% of housing units in Altona.
Of all the housing units in Altona, 38.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Altona, 0.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Altona is $653.
In Altona, 82.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.