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   (County: Etowah County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Altoona Town, Alabama give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Male:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 9 years : 31

10 to 14 years : 29

15 to 17 years : 18

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 10

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 6

25 to 29 years : 29

30 to 34 years : 51

35 to 39 years : 36

40 to 44 years : 28

45 to 49 years : 15

50 to 54 years : 51

55 to 59 years : 33

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 12

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 13

75 to 79 years : 5

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 3

Female:

Under 5 years : 28

5 to 9 years : 22

10 to 14 years : 12

15 to 17 years : 6

18 and 19 years : 5

20 years : 14

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 6

25 to 29 years : 56

30 to 34 years : 19

35 to 39 years : 16

40 to 44 years : 48

45 to 49 years : 18

50 to 54 years : 30

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 3

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 12

75 to 79 years : 28

80 to 84 years : 14

85 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 307

Multiple ancestry : 136

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 5

Ancestry not reported : 370


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 818

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Total:

Under 5 years : 43

5 to 17 years : 118

18 to 24 years : 57

25 to 34 years : 155

35 to 44 years : 128

45 to 54 years : 114

55 to 59 years : 69

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 46

75 years and over : 57

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 17 years : 106

18 to 24 years : 57

25 to 34 years : 143

35 to 44 years : 97

45 to 54 years : 86

55 to 59 years : 61

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 39

75 years and over : 40

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 17 years : 12

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 31

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 17

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 346

Female : 354

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 66

Female : 52

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence : 668

Born in other state in the United States : 118

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 120

Now married, except separated : 308

Divorced : 92

Separated : 18

Widowed : 37

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 6

Now married, except separated : 56

Divorced : 34

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Speak only English : 775


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Altoona Town, Alabama

  • United States Or American: 361   (51.6%)
  • Other Groups: 114   (16.3%)
  • Irish: 85   (12.2%)
  • German: 61   (8.7%)
  • English: 44   (6.3%)
  • Scottish: 12   (1.7%)
  • Dutch: 11   (1.6%)
  • Subsaharan African: 7   (1.0%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Altoona Town, Alabama is 818



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Altoona Town, Alabama: 412
Female Population in Altoona Town, Alabama: 406


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Altoona Town, Alabama: 35.2
Median Female Resident Age in Altoona Town, Alabama: 42.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alabama is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Altoona Town, Alabama


White


Both sexes

38.7

Male

37.6

Female

40.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

52.0

Male

52.3

Female

51.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

41.0

Male

41.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

58.0

Male

0.0

Female

58.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

17.5

Male

1.5

Female

33.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.5

Male

19.5

Female

19.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

8.0

Male

9.5

Female

6.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.8

Male

37.9

Female

40.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Altoona Town, Alabama


  • White: 786
  • African American: 28
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 4



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Altoona Town, Alabama citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Altoona Town, Alabama

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (1.77%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (1.06%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 26   (9.19%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (8.48%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (3.53%)
  • 10th Grade: 23   (8.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 16   (5.65%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (5.3%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 92   (32.51%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 23   (8.13%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 23   (8.13%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (3.18%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 11   (3.89%)
  • Master's Degree: 1   (0.35%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.71%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.81%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (2.42%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (4.57%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 44   (11.83%)
  • 9th Grade: 26   (6.99%)
  • 10th Grade: 44   (11.83%)
  • 11th Grade: 14   (3.76%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 18   (4.84%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 138   (37.1%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 15   (4.03%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 20   (5.38%)
  • Associate Degree: 7   (1.88%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 8   (2.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (1.88%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.54%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Altoona Town, Alabama

  • West End Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 6795 Highway 132, Altoona, AL 35952, Phone: (205) 589-6711, Students: 485 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Altoona Town, Alabama

  • Crossroads Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-11, Location: 111 Freeman Drive, Altoona, AL 35952, Phone: (205) 466-7284, Students: 31 )

  • Bible Way Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 8224 County Highway 36, Altoona, AL 35952, Phone: (205) 466-5606, Students: 31 )



Museums Near Altoona Town, Alabama


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Altoona Town, Alabama affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Altoona Town, Alabama.

Area Features of Altoona Town, Alabama


Airport


(1) Robbins Field  

Area


(1) Rolling Fields  

Building


(1) Altoona Fire And Rescue Station   (2) Altoona Police Department   (3) Murphree Valley Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Susan Moore Police Department   (5) Susan Moore Volunteer Fire Department   (6) West Etowah Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Altoona Cemetery   (2) Bynum Cemetery   (3) Ellison Cemetery   (4) Harris Cemetery   (5) Lamb Cemetery   (6) Lebanon Cemetery   (7) Moody Cemetery   (8) Moodys Chapel Cemetery   (9) Mount Moriah Cemetery   (10) Painter Cemetery  

Church


(1) Ebenezer Methodist Church   (2) Fridays Chapel   (3) Harmony Church   (4) Hopewell Church   (5) Lebanon United Methodist Church   (6) Mount Moriah Church   (7) Mount Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church   (8) Mount Zion Church Of God   (9) New Home Church   (10) Pine Grove Church   (11) Pleasant Hope Church   (12) Salem Baptist Church   (13) Taits Gap Church   (14) Union Hill Baptist Church   (15) Wilson Chapel   (16) Wynnville Community Church  

Civil


(1) Clarence Division   (2) Town Of Altoona   (3) Town Of Susan Moore  

Dam


(1) Kenneth Wright Dam   (2) Robbins Lake Dam   (3) Vandegrift Pond Dam  

Gap


(1) Drury Bynum Gap   (2) Maynor Gap   (3) Nix Gap   (4) Reid Gap   (5) Taits Gap  

Lake


(1) Hanna Pond  

Locale


(1) Covered Bridge Golf Course Historical   (2) Harris Mill Historical   (3) Maple Hill Golf Course  

Mine


(1) Altoona Coal Mines   (2) Robin Coal Mines   (3) Taits Gap Drift Mine  

Populated Place


(1) Altoona   (2) Bird Historical   (3) Ellison Crossroads   (4) Fridays Crossing   (5) Hoods Crossroads   (6) Moodys Chapel   (7) Murphree   (8) New Home   (9) Nix Historical   (10) Susan Moore   (11) Taits Gap   (12) Wynnville  

Post Office


(1) Murphrees Valley Post Office Historical   (2) Nix Post Office Historical  

Reservoir


(1) Robbins Lake   (2) Vandegrift Pond   (3) Wrights Lake  

Ridge


(1) Altoona Mountain   (2) Brushy Ridge   (3) Straight Mountain  

School


(1) Hoods School   (2) Moodys School Historical   (3) Susan Moore School  

Spring


(1) Maynor Spring  

Stream


(1) Bunch Creek   (2) Byrd Creek   (3) Camp Branch   (4) Dry Creek   (5) Hales Creek   (6) Hamby Branch   (7) Hoods Creek   (8) Mining Pond Branch   (9) Parker Branch   (10) Rocky Branch   (11) Whippoorwill Creek   (12) Wynnville Creek   (13) Yellow Branch  

Summit


(1) Iron Mountain   (2) Raccoon Mountain  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Altoona Town, Alabama

35952 (pop. 7,735)


Cities Nearby Altoona Town, Alabama

Altoona Ccd, AL  (pop. 4,796) 3.3 Miles
Walnut Grove Town, AL  (pop. 746) 3.4 Miles
Clarence Ccd, AL  (pop. 5,719) 5.6 Miles
Susan Moore Town, AL  (pop. 595) 6.7 Miles
Snead Town, AL  (pop. 1,037) 7.2 Miles
Steele Town, AL  (pop. 1,074) 9.3 Miles
Douglas Town, AL  (pop. 744) 9.8 Miles
Douglas Ccd, AL  (pop. 5,763) 10.5 Miles
Oneonta City, AL  (pop. 6,785) 10.9 Miles
Oneonta Ccd, AL  (pop. 14,372) 10.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Altoona Town, Alabama

205



Elevation in Altoona Town, Alabama is 728.0 ft. (222.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Altoona Town, Alabama

Lat: 34.029259 N        Long: -86.320687 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Altoona Town, Alabama need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alabama

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
  Total Electric Industry 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Altoona Town, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 35   (10.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 26   (8.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 21   (6.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 38   (11.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 20   (6.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 39   (12.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 37   (11.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 27   (8.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 11   (3.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 7   (2.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 38   (11.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 18   (5.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 233

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 43

In 3-person carpool : 5

In 4-person carpool : 3

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 3

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 14

5 to 9 minutes : 17

10 to 14 minutes : 11

15 to 19 minutes : 29

20 to 24 minutes : 29

25 to 29 minutes : 35

30 to 34 minutes : 31

35 to 39 minutes : 35

40 to 44 minutes : 11

45 to 59 minutes : 40

60 to 89 minutes : 26

90 or more minutes : 9


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

With Social Security income : 155

No Social Security income : 204


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

With retirement income : 77

No retirement income : 282


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 25

$10,000 to $14,999 : 17

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 15

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 36

$50,000 to $59,999 : 22

$60,000 to $74,999 : 35

$75,000 to $99,999 : 22

$100,000 to $124,999 : 4

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $44,643


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Altoona Town, Alabama

  • WWGC (1090 AM; 0.5 kW; Guntersville, AL; Owner: Quality Properites, Llc)
  • WLYG (1170 AM; 0.85 kW; Hanceville, AL; Owner: Joy Christian Communications, Inc.)
  • WMGJ (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Floyd L. Donald Broadcasting Co. Inc)
  • WGSV (1270 AM; 1.0 kW; Guntersville, AL; Owner: Guntersville Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WBSA (1300 AM; 1.0 kW; Boaz, AL; Owner: Watkins Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WFMH (1340 AM; 0.67 kW; Cullman, AL; Owner: Williams Communications)
  • WJBY (1350 AM; 5.0 kW; Gadsden, AL; Owner: The Dr Group, Llc)
  • WRAB (1380 AM; 1.0 kW; Arab, AL; Owner: Reed Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5.0 kW; Cullman, AL; Owner: Williams Communications, Inc.)
  • WCRL (1570 AM; 2.5 kW; Allgood, AL; Owner: Blount County Broadcasting Service, Inc.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5.0 kW; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WAVU (630 AM; 1.0 kW; Boaz, AL; Owner: Sand Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc.)
  • WGAD (930 AM; 5.0 kW; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Coosa River Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Altoona Town, Alabama

  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; Hanceville, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; Attalla, AL; Owner: Sand Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Springville, AL; Owner: Hispanic Family Christian Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Margaret, AL; Owner: Wilbur Gospel Communications And Foundation)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Cullman, AL; Owner: Centro Comunitario Juvenil Mahanaim, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Springville, AL; Owner: Eternal Word Television Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Cleveland, AL; Owner: Old Time Gospel Ministries)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Trinity Christian Academy)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; Attalla, AL; Owner: Gadsden State Community College)
  • WKUL (92.1 FM; Cullman, AL; Owner: Jonathan Christian Corp.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; Arab, AL; Owner: Fun Media Group, Inc.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; Arab, AL; Owner: Fun Media Group, Inc.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; Guntersville, AL; Owner: Guntersville Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WKLD (97.7 FM; Allgood, AL; Owner: Blount County Broadcasting Service Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Altoona Town, Alabama

  • WPXH (Channel 44; Highland Lake, AL; Owner: Paxson Communications License Company, Llc)
  • WTJP-TV (Channel 60; Springville, AL; Owner: Tccsa, Inc., D/b/a Trinity Broadcasting Network)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Altoona Town, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 9  (4.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 11  (5.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 26  (13.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (1.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 71  (37.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 31  (21.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 44  (31.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 42  (29.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (2.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 199 Farms In Altoona Town, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Altoona Town, Alabama

The Exchange Bank Of Alabama - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $251.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

Cadence Bank, N.a. - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 98

The Hometown Bank Of Alabama - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $304.6k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 3

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Altoona Town, Alabama

  • Northeast Alabama Regional


    (about 13.8 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Gadsen Municipal


    (about 13.9 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Albertville Regional-Thomas J Brumlik Field


    (about 14.3 miles in Albertville, Alabama; Airport Code: AL1)

  • Talladega Municipal


    (about 35.3 miles in Lincoln, Alabama; Airport Code: ASN)

  • Anniston/Calhoun County


    (about 40.4 miles in Anniston, Alabama; Airport Code: ANB)

  • Anniston Regional


    (about 40.4 miles in Anniston, Alabama; Airport Code: ANB)

  • Anniston Metro


    (about 40.4 miles in Anniston, Alabama; Airport Code: ANB)

  • Birmingham Airport


    (about 40.8 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International


    (about 40.8 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham International


    (about 40.8 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Altoona Town, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.54%

Carpooled

19.38%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.54%

Other Means

1.54%

Worked At Home

0.0%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Altoona Town, Alabama, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 180

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 20

Female householder, no husband present : 46

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 88

Householder not living alone : 25


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 5

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 20

All other households : 334


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 149

Renter-occupied housing units : 31

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 20

Renter-occupied housing units : 26

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 74

Renter-occupied housing units : 39


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 42

$10,000 to $14,999 : 63

$15,000 to $19,999 : 21

$20,000 to $24,999 : 21

$25,000 to $29,999 : 22

$30,000 to $34,999 : 34

$35,000 to $39,999 : 15

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 36

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $74,999 : 46

$75,000 to $99,999 : 22

$100,000 to $124,999 : 4

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Total : 413


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Occupied : 359

Vacant : 54


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 37

Built 1990 to 1999 : 24

Built 1980 to 1989 : 78

Built 1970 to 1979 : 68

Built 1960 to 1969 : 53

Built 1950 to 1959 : 40

Built 1940 to 1949 : 44

Built 1939 or earlier : 69


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Utility gas : 8

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 87

Electricity : 258

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 6

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 13

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 8

$40,000 to $49,999 : 27

$50,000 to $59,999 : 28

$60,000 to $69,999 : 24

$70,000 to $79,999 : 13

$80,000 to $89,999 : 20

$90,000 to $99,999 : 28

$100,000 to $124,999 : 18

$125,000 to $149,999 : 32

$150,000 to $174,999 : 23

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 5

Home equity loan only : 2

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 129

Housing units without a mortgage : 124


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $131,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $25,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $95,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $57,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $126,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $75,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $60,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $71,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Altoona Town, Alabama: 64.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Altoona Town, Alabama

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Altoona Town, AL): $20,469
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Altoona Town): $53,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Altoona Town): $177
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Altoona Town, Alabama

Utility Gas: 3.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 37.2%
Electricity: 56.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.5%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Altoona Town, Alabama are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Altoona Town, Alabama

Medical Center Blount Home Health


     Address: 150 Gilbreath Dr, Oneonta, Alabama 35121
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/15/1994

Gadsden Regional Med Ctr Hh


     Address: 425 5th Avenue Nw, Attalla, Alabama 35954
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/27/1993

Amedisys Home Health Of Blountsville


     Address: 69115 Main Street, Blountsville, Alabama 35031
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/4/1975

Etowah County Home Care


     Address: 109 South 8th Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Mid South Home Health Of Gadsden


     Address: 510 South Fourth Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/1/1977

Hospitals Close To Altoona Town, Alabama

St Vincents Blount


     Address: 150 Gilbreath Drive, Oneonta, Alabama 35121
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Marshall Medical Center South


     Address: 2505 U S Highway 431 North, Boaz, Alabama 35957
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Gadsden Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1007 Goodyear Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Riverview Regional Medical Center


     Address: 600 South Third Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Marshall Medical Center North


     Address: 8000 Alabama Highway 69, Guntersville, Alabama 35976
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Altoona Town, Alabama

Altoona Health & Rehab


     Address: 6532 Walnut Grove Road, Altoona, Alabama 35952
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 40
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Golden Livingcenter - Oneonta


     Address: 215 Valley Road, Oneonta, Alabama 35121
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 119
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Tlc Nursing Center


     Address: 212 Ellen Street, Oneonta, Alabama 35121
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Health Care Inc


     Address: P O Box 130, Ashville, Alabama 35953
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Attalla Health Care Inc


     Address: 915 Stewart Avenue Southeast, Attalla, Alabama 35954
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 134
     Percent Occupied: 74%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Altoona Town, Alabama

Name: Browns Ferry
Address: PO Box 2000; Decatur, AL 35602
Distance: 51 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Altoona Town, Alabama

    Retired Workers: 835
    Disabled Workers: 390
    Widowers Workers: 215
    Spouses Workers: 95
    Children Workers: 185


(updated 2007)



Etowah County, Alabama Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 35.91%
  • Bush & Cheney 63.26%
  • Other 0.83%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Altoona Town, Alabama citizens.

Relocation to Etowah County, AL

5.14 % of Etowah County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,843

Alabama Average 6.81 %

0.03 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $23,636

Alabama Average 0.14 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Etowah County, AL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Marshall County , AL 0.73 % ($25,539 AGI )
  • Calhoun County , AL 0.60 % ($29,865 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , AL 0.34 % ($33,669 AGI )

Relocation away from Etowah County, AL

4.85 % of Etowah County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,893

Alabama Average 6.16 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,333

Alabama Average 0.07 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Etowah County, AL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Marshall County , AL 0.70 % ($25,881 AGI )
  • Calhoun County , AL 0.54 % ($30,618 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , AL 0.38 % ($34,168 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alabama

Low Bracket: $500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $3,000 (5.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alabama

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Altoona Town, Alabama is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Altoona Town, Alabama

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
07/27/2005, 05:20 pm 0 0 $30K --
         
Hail        
05/02/2003, 04:16 pm 0 0 $4K --
05/24/2001, 05:45 pm 0 0 $4K $3K
06/15/1998, 08:50 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/07/1998, 08:07 pm 0 0 $2K --
04/14/1998, 05:18 pm 0 0 $2K $3K
01/24/1997, 04:05 pm 0 0 $7K $2K
03/18/1996, 05:59 pm 0 0 $10K $5K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/24/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $20K --
06/23/2006, 01:25 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/21/2005, 03:30 pm 0 0 $40K --
05/20/2005, 01:10 pm 0 0 $14K --
04/30/2005, 02:40 am 0 0 $27K --
03/13/2005, 07:13 pm 0 0 $17K --
07/14/2004, 04:15 pm 0 0 $22K --
11/18/2003, 01:11 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/11/2003, 02:15 pm 0 0 $8K --
07/10/2001, 03:50 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/05/2001, 01:35 pm 0 0 $6K --
05/24/2001, 05:45 pm 0 0 $20K --
05/24/2001, 04:40 pm 0 0 $2K --
02/16/2001, 03:10 pm 0 0 $60K --
07/20/2000, 04:49 pm 0 1 $30K --
04/03/2000, 01:28 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/03/1999, 01:33 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/04/1998, 12:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/05/1997, 02:21 pm 0 0 $4K --
04/29/1996, 03:15 pm 0 0 $15K $2K
01/01/1907, 12:00 am 0 0 $4K --
         



Hurricanes And Storms In Altoona Town, Alabama

  • Tropical Depression: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 25 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Altoona Town, Alabama directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Alabama

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,616 5,193 8,943 9,745 10,675 13,329 13,293 12,000 12,912 13,074


(updated 2014)



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