Latest Data (2018)
Population 43,702
Nationwide Rank 882

Quick Facts

Altoona, Pennsylvania is the 882nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Altoona, Pennsylvania is a city.

Altoona, Pennsylvania is currently 16.6% 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
2000-2018
872 Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44,373 -12.4%
873 Haltom City, Texas 44,339 13.3%
874 Altamonte Springs, Florida 44,241 7.1%
875 Plainfield, Illinois 44,138 221.1%
876 El Centro, California 44,120 15.7%
877 York, Pennsylvania 44,118 6.9%
878 Bountiful, Utah 44,098 6.5%
879 Wake Forest, North Carolina 44,046 236.8%
880 Urbandale, Iowa 43,949 48.9%
881 Rohnert Park, California 43,753 5.7%
882 Altoona, Pennsylvania 43,702 -11.5%
883 Brea, California 43,601 22.6%
884 Salem, Massachusetts 43,559 7.6%
885 Peachtree Corners, Georgia 43,509
886 Ormond Beach, Florida 43,475 18.9%
887 Concord, New Hampshire 43,412 6.5%
888 The Colony, Texas 43,402 60.2%
889 Moorhead, Minnesota 43,349 33.5%
890 Prescott, Arizona 43,314 26.0%
891 San Bruno, California 43,047 7.1%
892 Freeport, New York 43,044 -1.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
452 Scranton 77,182 1.7%
468 Bethlehem 75,790 6.3%
638 Lancaster 59,420 4.6%
790 Harrisburg 49,229 0.7%
877 York 44,118 6.9%
882 Altoona 43,702 -11.5%
909 State College 42,352 10.3%
949 Wilkes-Barre 40,806 -5.0%
1119 Norristown 34,422 9.8%
1140 Chester 33,909 -8.0%
1183 Bethel Park 32,501 -2.9%
1334 Williamsport 28,348 -7.4%
1369 Monroeville 27,529 -5.9%
1384 Easton 27,216 3.7%
1390 Plum 27,135 0.7%
1460 Lebanon 25,902 6.0%
1533 Hazleton 24,703 6.1%
1654 Pottstown 22,667 3.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 43,702 882
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