Altoona is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 951 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Altoona is the 302nd largest community in Alabama.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Altoona has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Altoona a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Altoona is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Altoona has a very low overall level of education: only 8.83% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Altoona in 2018 was $19,588, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,352 for a family of four. However, Altoona contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Altoona home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Altoona residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Altoona include Irish, English, German, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Altoona is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.