Latest Data (2018)
Population 18,844
Nationwide Rank 1920

Quick Facts

Altoona, Iowa is the 1,920th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Altoona, Iowa is a city.

Altoona, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Altoona had its largest population ever.

Altoona, Iowa is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 90% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Altoona, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1910 Westbrook, Maine 18,974 17.5%
1911 Bellaire, Texas 18,966 20.2%
1912 Erlanger, Kentucky 18,946 13.4%
1913 Foley, Alabama 18,928 116.8%
1914 Lexington, North Carolina 18,917 -5.0%
1915 Fox Crossing, Wisconsin 18,911
1916 Alice, Texas 18,887 -0.6%
1917 Homewood, Illinois 18,885 -3.3%
1918 Alsip, Illinois 18,880 -4.1%
1919 Seminole, Florida 18,866 1.1%
1920 Altoona, Iowa 18,844 80.3%
1921 Farmington, Missouri 18,843 34.7%
1922 Bellwood, Illinois 18,839 -8.1%
1923 Madisonville, Kentucky 18,833 -2.5%
1924 Springboro, Ohio 18,794 48.8%
1925 Hawthorne, New Jersey 18,786 3.0%
1926 Deerfield, Illinois 18,779 1.3%
1927 Chowchilla, California 18,771 28.8%
1928 Claremore, Oklahoma 18,766 18.0%
1929 Jacksonville, Illinois 18,749 -6.2%
1930 Newton, Kansas 18,746 5.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1062 Bettendorf 36,543 16.7%
1395 Mason City 27,093 -7.1%
1397 Marshalltown 27,068 4.0%
1501 Clinton 25,184 -9.0%
1524 Burlington 24,838 -7.2%
1553 Ottumwa 24,550 -1.6%
1576 Fort Dodge 24,098 -8.3%
1592 Muscatine 23,817 4.9%
1649 Waukee 22,810 308.6%
1688 Johnston 22,040 145.0%
1718 Coralville 21,664 42.3%
1893 North Liberty 19,239 250.9%
1920 Altoona 18,844 80.3%
2077 Clive 17,097 31.5%
2177 Indianola 16,071 21.8%
2265 Newton 15,209 -2.5%
2458 Grimes 13,562 164.6%
2617 Boone 12,470 -2.6%
2786 Norwalk 11,517 63.2%
2804 Oskaloosa 11,426 3.9%
2868 Spencer 11,031 -2.6%
2974 Fort Madison 10,468 -10.0%
2977 Storm Lake 10,458 4.0%
2989 Fairfield 10,414 8.5%
3009 Pella 10,335 3.9%
3024 Keokuk 10,274 -9.6%
3054 Waverly 10,153 13.1%
3069 Pleasant Hill 10,064 91.6%
3087 Le Mars 9,996 8.1%
3123 Carroll 9,812 -2.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 18,844 1,920
2017 18,699 1,924
2016 17,938 1,980
2015 16,984 2,042
2014 16,105 2,122
2013 15,653 2,166
2012 15,409 2,169
2011 14,810 2,226
2010 14,541 2,238
2009 14,397 2,228
2008 14,066 2,251
2007 13,768 2,277
2006 13,447 2,300
2005 12,936 2,352
2004 12,038 2,458
2003 11,388 2,539
2002 10,997 2,598
2001 10,664 2,651
2000 10,449 2,666
1990 7,390 3,115