Altoona, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Altoona, Iowa Info Snack

Population
18,917
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
7.1%
Median Home
$199,600
Median Income
$79,482
Median Rent
$1,027

Altoona SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Altoona, IA Crime Report

488
Total Crimes
2,464.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
5.04%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Altoona
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 488 2,464.1 2,001.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 56 282.8 303.5 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 2 10.1 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 48 242.4 229.4 279.7
Property Crime 432 2,181.4 1,698.2 1,958.2
Burglary 59 297.9 371.1 314.2
Larceny 342 1,726.9 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 31 156.5 197.1 246.0

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 92 100
Services 94 95 100
Groceries 94 95 100
Health 92 102 100
Housing 90 74 100
Transportation 97 100 100
Utilities 88 99 100

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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
2020 18,917 5.5%
2019 17,936 3.4%
2018 17,354 4.0%
2017 16,692 5.6%
2016 15,808 3.2%
2015 15,317 2.4%
2014 14,954 2.7%
2013 14,563 3.0%
2012 14,144 2.8%
2011 13,757 -

Race / Ethnicity in Altoona

White
87.9% (16,627)
African American
4.0% (751)
American Indian
0.1% (15)
Asian
0.8% (149)
Hawaiian
1.0% (193)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.2% (413)
Hispanic
4.1% (769)
Race Altoona IA USA
White 87.9% 85.0% 60.1%
African American 4.0% 3.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 0.8% 2.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 1.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 4.1% 6.2% 18.2%

Gender in Altoona

Female
52.7% (9,963)
Male
47.3% (8,954)
Gender Altoona IA USA
Female 52.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Altoona for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (756)
High School / GED
34.0% (6,431)
Some College
22.0% (4,161)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (2,080)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (4,161)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,135)
Professional Degree
1.0% (189)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Altoona IA USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 1.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Altoona, Iowa

Less than $10,000
2.6% (49,964)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.5% (29,145)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.7% (69,117)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.7% (145,173)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (246,767)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (342,809)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.4% (329,208)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.4% (366,959)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.0% (226,504)
$200,000 or more
4.5% (86,049)
Income Altoona IA USA
Less than $10,000 2.6% 5.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.5% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.7% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.7% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 13.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.4% 14.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.4% 15.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.0% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.5% 5.0% 8.3%

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