Altoona SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
9
Diversity
5
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

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Altoona, Iowa Info Snack

Altoona is a city in Polk County, Iowa, United States and is a part of the Des Moines?West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 14,541 at the 2010 census.
Population
17,354
Unemployment
3.8%
Poverty
6.1%
Median Home
$174,700
Median Income
$77,801
Median Rent
$845

Rankings for Altoona in Iowa

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Map Of Altoona, IA

Population over time in Altoona

Year Population % Change
2017 17,354 4.0%
2016 16,692 5.6%
2015 15,808 3.2%
2014 15,317 2.4%
2013 14,954 2.7%
2012 14,563 3.0%
2011 14,144 2.8%
2010 13,757 -

Crime in Altoona Per 100k

Crime Altoona IA USA
Violent Crime 129.3 293.4 382.9
Murder 0.0 3.3 5.3
Robbery 16.2 39.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 107.8 211.0 248.9
Property Crime 2937.1 2125.3 2362.0
Burglary 242.5 479.3 430.4
Larceny 2570.6 1468.6 1694.0
Car Theft 123.9 177.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Altoona

White
92.1% (15,989)
African American
1.2% (203)
American Indian
0.1% (21)
Asian
1.0% (172)
Hawaiian
0.6% (110)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.0% (181)
Hispanic
3.9% (678)
Race Altoona IA USA
White 92.1% 86.5% 61.5%
African American 1.2% 3.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 2.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.9% 5.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Altoona, Iowa

Less than $10,000
2.1% (36,443)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (71,151)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.8% (65,945)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.1% (157,921)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.8% (204,777)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.8% (308,901)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.9% (275,928)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.4% (371,375)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.9% (137,096)
$200,000 or more
6.1% (105,859)
Income Altoona IA USA
Less than $10,000 2.1% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.8% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.1% 9.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.8% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.8% 19.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.9% 14.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.4% 13.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.9% 4.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 6.1% 3.8% 6.3%

Gender in Altoona

Female
53.5% (9,292)
Male
46.5% (8,061)
Gender Altoona IA USA
Female 53.5% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Altoona for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.8% (132)
9-12th Grade
5.3% (913)
High School / GED
29.8% (5,168)
Some College
22.9% (3,978)
Associate's Degree
9.8% (1,699)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (3,988)
Master's Degree
5.8% (1,003)
Professional Degree
1.3% (223)
Doctorate Degree
1.4% (245)
Education Altoona IA USA
< 9th Grade 0.8% 3.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.3% 5.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 29.8% 31.5% 27.3%
Some College 22.9% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.8% 11.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 18.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.8% 6.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.3% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.4% 1.2% 1.4%

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