Altoona Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Altoona, PA

General Altoona Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Blair County

Close cities: Newry, PA, Bellwood, PA, Tipton, PA, Gallitzin, PA, Dysart, PA, Tunnelhill, PA, Ashville, PA, Duncansville, PA, Hollidaysburg, PA

Altoona Population (census data)
Total 46,485 (-5.8% since 2000)
Male 21,804 (46.9%)
Female 24,681 (53.1%)

Population Density: 4,759 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.6 (US Avg is 100)

Altoona Elevation: 1,170 feet above sea level

Land Area: 9.77 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,542

Zip Codes: 16603, 16602, and 16601.

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Altoona Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (37.9%)
  • Irish (18.3%)
  • Italian (13.3%)
  • English (7.3%)
  • United States (5.9%)
  • Polish (4.6%)

Altoona School Information

High Schools
Altoona Area High School (1415 6th Avenue, Altoona, PA, 16602 - Altoona Area School District District)
D S Keith Junior High School (1318 19th Avenue, Altoona, PA, 16601 - Altoona Area School District District)
Theodore Roosevelt Junior High School (1501 7th Avenue, Altoona, PA, 16602 - Altoona Area School District District)
Elementary Schools
Baker Elementary School (108 W Ward Avenue, Altoona, PA, 16602 - Altoona Area School District District)
Irving Elementary School (110 Cherry Avenue, Altoona, PA, 16601 - Altoona Area School District District)
Juniata Elementary School (418 N 8th Avenue Juniata, Altoona, PA, 16601 - Altoona Area School District District)
Juniata Gap Elementary School (RR 4 Juniata Gap Road, Altoona, PA, 16601 - Altoona Area School District District)
Logan Elementary School (301 Sycamore Street Greenwood, Altoona, PA, 16602 - Altoona Area School District District)
Mowrie A Ebner Elementary School (910 Poland Avenue, Altoona, PA, 16601 - Altoona Area School District District)
Penn-Lincoln Elementary School (411 12th Street, Altoona, PA, 16602 - Altoona Area School District District)
Pleasant Valley Elementary School (310 Cayuga Avenue, Altoona, PA, 16602 - Altoona Area School District District)
Washington-Jefferson Elementary School (420 1st Street, Altoona, PA, 16602 - Altoona Area School District District)
Wright Elementary School (1800 11th Street, Altoona, PA, 16601 - Altoona Area School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Central PA Digital Learning Foundation Charter School (1500 4th Avenue, Altoona, PA, 16602 - Central PA Digital Learning Foundation District)
Kimmel Alternative School (900 South Jaggard Street, Altoona, PA, 16602 - Altoona Area School District District)

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