Latest Data (2017)
Population 18,699
Nationwide Rank 1924

Quick Facts

Altoona, Iowa is the 1,924th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Altoona, Iowa is a city.

Altoona, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Altoona had its largest population ever.

Altoona, Iowa is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 91% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Altoona, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1914 Ansonia, Connecticut 18,813 1.3%
1915 North Liberty, Iowa 18,813 243.1%
1916 Bellaire, Texas 18,797 19.1%
1917 Monroe, Washington 18,789 35.1%
1918 Rutherford, New Jersey 18,782 3.7%
1919 Lexington, North Carolina 18,775 -5.7%
1920 Westbrook, Maine 18,730 16.0%
1921 Claremore, Oklahoma 18,729 17.8%
1922 Onalaska, Wisconsin 18,712 25.4%
1923 Creve Coeur, Missouri 18,702 11.5%
1924 Altoona, Iowa 18,699 78.9%
1925 Cortland, New York 18,698 0.0%
1926 Brookfield, Illinois 18,694 -1.9%
1927 Forest Park, Ohio 18,690 -3.6%
1928 Weirton, West Virginia 18,685 -8.2%
1929 Mayfield Heights, Ohio 18,682 -3.3%
1930 Hopkins, Minnesota 18,678 7.4%
1931 Point Pleasant, New Jersey 18,651 -3.4%
1932 Brook Park, Ohio 18,626 -12.0%
1933 Winthrop Town, Massachusetts 18,625
1934 Springboro, Ohio 18,610 47.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1076 Bettendorf 35,813 14.4%
1371 Mason City 27,399 -6.0%
1374 Marshalltown 27,280 4.8%
1470 Clinton 25,480 -8.0%
1500 Burlington 25,022 -6.5%
1541 Ottumwa 24,454 -1.9%
1551 Fort Dodge 24,305 -7.5%
1584 Muscatine 23,782 4.7%
1708 Johnston 21,562 139.7%
1754 Coralville 20,881 37.2%
1773 Waukee 20,649 269.9%
1915 North Liberty 18,813 243.1%
1924 Altoona 18,699 78.9%
2056 Clive 17,172 32.1%
2176 Indianola 15,990 21.2%
2264 Newton 15,109 -3.1%
2569 Grimes 12,742 148.6%
2598 Boone 12,510 -2.3%
2767 Oskaloosa 11,546 5.0%
2853 Spencer 11,045 -2.5%
2877 Norwalk 10,896 54.4%
2929 Storm Lake 10,611 5.6%
2950 Fort Madison 10,520 -9.5%
2968 Fairfield 10,420 8.6%
2993 Keokuk 10,343 -9.0%
3022 Pella 10,225 2.7%
3038 Waverly 10,126 12.8%
3066 Le Mars 9,967 7.8%
3088 Carroll 9,874 -1.9%
3089 Pleasant Hill 9,873 88.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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