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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Altoona is 20,705. Altoona, Iowa is the 1,822nd largest city in the US.
Altoona is located entirely in Polk County.
The current population of Altoona (20,705) is it's peak population.
Altoona has grown 98.1% since the 2000. Altoona, Iowa is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 86% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Altoona has a population density of 1,554.9 people per square mile.
|1817||Glassboro, New Jersey||20,786||9.0%|
|1819||Lockport, New York||20,738||-6.6%|
The total voting age population of Altoona, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,846. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.0% of the residents of Altoona are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Altoona are 94.8% White, 1.5% Black, 1.5% Two or more races, 0.9% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 0.6% Asian, 0.4% American Indian and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 3.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Altoona, 5.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.9%. On a per-household basis, 5.5% of families are below the poverty line in Altoona.
Among those aged 16 and older, 72.0% of Altoona residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.0% of Altoona residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 31.2% have a bachelor's degree and 7.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Altoona residents aged 5 and older, 5.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Altoona is 1.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Altoona, 14.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Altoona is $77,581.
In Altoona, 70.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.3% of housing units in Altoona.
Of all the housing units in Altoona, 3.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Altoona, 43.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Altoona is $931.
In Altoona, 87.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.