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People

Total Population 228
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 116
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,875
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 47.2%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $64,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
US/American 0%
English 11.8%
Irish 13.2%

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

Altona Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles N of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County De Kalb
Metro Area Fort Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 46738
Phone Area Codes 260
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.34
Longitude -85.13

Altona 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 GARRETT 1 S
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station AUBURN 2 SSE
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
Station COLUMBIA CITY
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Altona, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Butler Center (46738)

Cedar Creek (46738)

Dutch Town (46738)

Keyser (46738)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 12,979 $65,454
Avilla 2,193 $61,607
Corunna 245 $42,750
Huntertown 5,260 $75,142

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

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