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People

Total Population 2,399
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 22%
Employed Population 16+ 1,021
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 48.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,188
% Above Poverty Level 85.5%
% Below Poverty Level 14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.2%
Median Gross Rent $607
Median House Value $81,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Altamont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles S of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Effingham
Standard Zip Codes 62411
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.061
Longitude -88.748

Altamont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EFFINGHAM
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station FLORA 5 NW
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Station WINDSOR
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Edgewood 507 $53,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Altamont Public Libraries

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Altamont P.l.
121 W. WASHINGTON
Altamont, Illinois
(618) 483-5457

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Altamont High Schools

ALTAMONT HIGH SCHOOL
7 S EWING ST
618-483-6194
Serves 307 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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