Latest Data (2016)
Population 44,589
Nationwide Rank 848

Quick Facts

Altoona, Pennsylvania is the 848th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Altoona, Pennsylvania is a city.

Altoona, Pennsylvania is currently 14.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Altoona, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Altoona, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
838 Blacksburg, Virginia 45,038 13.0%
839 Burleson, Texas 45,016 104.9%
840 Coachella, California 44,953 96.6%
841 Sayreville, New Jersey 44,905 10.8%
842 Ocoee, Florida 44,820 80.6%
843 Hackensack, New Jersey 44,756 4.4%
844 Cutler Bay, Florida 44,707 47.5%
845 Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44,633 -11.8%
846 Danville, California 44,631 6.8%
847 Strongsville, Ohio 44,631 1.6%
848 Altoona, Pennsylvania 44,589 -9.7%
849 Bothell, Washington 44,546 46.2%
850 Attleboro, Massachusetts 44,434 5.9%
851 Haltom City, Texas 44,361 13.4%
852 Oakland Park, Florida 44,326 5.2%
853 Cleveland, Tennessee 44,271 18.1%
854 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts 44,254 -7.9%
855 El Centro, California 44,201 15.9%
856 Morgan Hill, California 44,155 29.3%
857 Bountiful, Utah 44,078 6.4%
858 North Miami Beach, Florida 43,891 5.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
375 Reading 87,575 7.7%
439 Scranton 77,291 1.8%
462 Bethlehem 75,293 5.6%
629 Lancaster 59,218 4.3%
777 Harrisburg 48,904 0.0%
848 Altoona 44,589 -9.7%
859 York 43,859 6.2%
901 State College 41,992 9.3%
930 Wilkes-Barre 40,569 -5.6%
1107 Norristown 34,370 9.6%
1120 Chester 33,988 -7.8%
1184 Bethel Park 31,911 -4.6%
1297 Williamsport 28,834 -5.8%
1340 Monroeville 27,953 -4.4%
1362 Plum 27,399 1.7%
1386 Easton 26,978 2.8%
1449 Lebanon 25,726 5.3%
1516 Hazleton 24,659 6.0%
1636 Pottstown 22,661 3.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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