Altoona strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):
Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Altoona to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||44 miles NE of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||112 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia|
|Standard Zip Codes||35952|
|Phone Area Codes||205|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||31 to 50 F|
|Apr Temp||47 to 71 F|
|Jul Temp||68 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||48 to 73 F|
|Annual Precip||58.1 inches|
|Jan Temp||30 to 50 F|
|Apr Temp||46 to 72 F|
|Jul Temp||68 to 90 F|
|Oct Temp||49 to 73 F|
|Annual Precip||53.5 inches|
|Jan Temp||29 to 52 F|
|Apr Temp||45 to 75 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 91 F|
|Oct Temp||46 to 76 F|
|Annual Precip||59.9 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.89|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||25||2.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||970|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||12.2%|
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