Latest Data (2017)
Population 44,098
Nationwide Rank 870

Quick Facts

Altoona, Pennsylvania is the 870th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Altoona, Pennsylvania is a city.

Altoona, Pennsylvania is currently 15.8% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Altoona, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Altoona, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
860 Haltom City, Texas 44,417 13.5%
861 El Centro, California 44,364 16.3%
862 Oro Valley, Arizona 44,350 35.3%
863 Altamonte Springs, Florida 44,277 7.2%
864 Rockwall, Texas 44,208 134.7%
865 North Lauderdale, Florida 44,198 14.5%
866 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts 44,163 -8.0%
867 York, Pennsylvania 44,132 6.9%
868 North Miami Beach, Florida 44,124 5.7%
869 Bountiful, Utah 44,107 6.5%
870 Altoona, Pennsylvania 44,098 -10.7%
871 Plainfield, Illinois 43,926 219.5%
872 Lombard, Illinois 43,745 2.5%
873 Urbandale, Iowa 43,592 47.7%
874 Lompoc, California 43,542 5.6%
875 Winter Garden, Florida 43,536 180.0%
876 Freeport, New York 43,508 -0.6%
877 Kyle, Texas 43,480 626.1%
878 Salem, Massachusetts 43,415 7.3%
879 Riverton, Utah 43,344 71.2%
880 San Bruno, California 43,299 7.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
447 Scranton 77,605 2.3%
465 Bethlehem 75,707 6.2%
631 Lancaster 59,708 5.1%
782 Harrisburg 49,192 0.6%
867 York 44,132 6.9%
870 Altoona 44,098 -10.7%
901 State College 42,430 10.5%
934 Wilkes-Barre 40,806 -5.0%
1112 Norristown 34,510 10.1%
1122 Chester 34,077 -7.5%
1181 Bethel Park 32,404 -3.1%
1326 Williamsport 28,462 -7.0%
1355 Monroeville 27,716 -5.3%
1375 Plum 27,258 1.1%
1383 Easton 27,109 3.3%
1456 Lebanon 25,770 5.4%
1526 Hazleton 24,723 6.2%
1640 Pottstown 22,741 3.9%
1676 New Castle 22,069 -15.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 44,098 870
2016 44,589 848
2015 45,344 831
2014 45,558 821
2013 45,796 812
2012 46,148 800
2011 46,254 794
2010 46,320 780
2009 46,287 763
2008 46,356 754
2007 46,596 745
2006 46,722 739
2005 46,789 727
2004 47,436 705
2003 47,872 692
2002 48,328 669
2001 48,928 648
2000 49,429 634
1990 52,385 489
1900 38,973 96