Statewide Claims to Fame

Altoona is 9th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Female residents

Altoona is 16th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Altoona is 18th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Two or More

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Altoona Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 6,946 119th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.7 117th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,443.1 81st 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Altoona Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 7.8% 16th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.8% 57th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.8% 47th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Altoona Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.4% 52nd 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 28.4% 67th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Altoona Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 93.5% 66th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.9% 85th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 66th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.9% 56th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 119th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 18th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.5% 90th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 92.0% 64th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Altoona Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 53.0% 9th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.1% 135th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Altoona Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 3,288 113th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 36.0% 39th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 2,932 115th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.1% 104th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $146,400 90th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 109th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Altoona Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $26,654 76th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $45,225 101st $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 7.0% 97th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Altoona Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 581 116th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $61,314 118th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,334 102nd $12,904 $12,990

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