Altamont, NY

Altamont profile

Living in Altamont

Altamont is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,669 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Altamont is the 620th largest community in New York.

Altamont is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.80% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Altamont is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Altamont who work in management occupations (15.93%), office and administrative support (14.03%), and teaching (10.94%).

Also of interest is that Altamont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Overall, Altamont’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Altamont, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Altamont is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.12% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Altamont in 2018 was $39,520, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $158,080 for a family of four. However, Altamont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Altamont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Altamont residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Altamont include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Altamont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Urdu.