Altona is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 197 people and just one neighborhood, Altona is the 435th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Altona was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Altona, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 50.00% of Altona’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Altona is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Altona who work in sales jobs (10.77%), management occupations (10.00%) and teaching (6.15%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Altona is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, Altona doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.