Altoona, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Altoona, Iowa Info Snack

Population
18,458
Unemployment
1.5%
Poverty
5.8%
Median Home
$196,600
Median Income
$77,581
Median Rent
$931

Altoona SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Altoona, IA Crime Report

569
Total Crimes
3,066.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
23.81%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Altoona
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 569 3,066.4 2,000.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 24 129.3 266.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 3 16.2 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 20 107.8 200.4 250.2
Property Crime 545 2,937.1 1,733.7 2,109.9
Burglary 45 242.5 371.1 340.5
Larceny 477 2,570.6 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 23 123.9 163.0 219.9

Altoona, IA Cost Of Living

93
Altoona's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Altoona Iowa National Average
Overall 93 90 100
Services 93 96 100
Groceries 95 98 100
Health 96 100 100
Housing 89 73 100
Transportation 102 101 100
Utilities 89 98 100

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Rankings for Altoona in Iowa

Map Of Altoona, IA

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Population over time in Altoona

Year Population % Change
2019 18,458 2.9%
2018 17,936 3.4%
2017 17,354 4.0%
2016 16,692 5.6%
2015 15,808 3.2%
2014 15,317 2.4%
2013 14,954 2.7%
2012 14,563 3.0%
2011 14,144 2.8%
2010 13,757 -

Race / Ethnicity in Altoona

White
92.2% (17,020)
African American
1.5% (268)
American Indian
0.1% (15)
Asian
0.6% (112)
Hawaiian
0.8% (143)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.4% (266)
Hispanic
3.4% (634)
Race Altoona IA USA
White 92.2% 85.7% 60.7%
African American 1.5% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.4% 6.0% 18.0%

Gender in Altoona

Female
52.1% (9,608)
Male
47.9% (8,849)
Gender Altoona IA USA
Female 52.1% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Altoona for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (184)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (553)
High School / GED
30.0% (5,537)
Some College
23.0% (4,245)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (2,030)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (4,429)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,107)
Professional Degree
1.0% (184)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (184)
Education Altoona IA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Altoona, Iowa

Less than $10,000
3.5% (64,254)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.2% (40,639)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.8% (51,897)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.9% (146,631)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (245,209)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (322,369)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.6% (305,894)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.4% (376,738)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.0% (185,348)
$200,000 or more
5.8% (106,815)
Income Altoona IA USA
Less than $10,000 3.5% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.2% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.8% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.9% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.6% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.4% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.0% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.8% 4.6% 7.7%

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