Altamont is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 1,049 people and just one neighborhood, Altamont is the 184th largest community in Kansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Altamont isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Altamont are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Altamont is a city of professionals, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Altamont who work in management occupations (10.75%), healthcare (9.90%) and community and social services (9.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Altamont is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Altamont’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small city, Altamont doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.