Altona, Indiana

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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

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  • 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
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
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Altona Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 198 100%
Male 102 51.5%
Female 96 48.5%
Under 18 42 21.2%
18+ 156 78.8%
65+ 36 18.2%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 3
White 196 99%
African-American 1 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 1%

Estimated Altona Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 195
Growth -3
Growth % -1.5%

Altona Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 39.7%
US/American 25%
English 17.2%
Irish 9.5%
European 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Altona 198 $36,042
Auburn 12,074 $52,687
Avilla 2,049 $48,800
Corunna 254 $49,688
Huntertown 1,771 $59,219
Waterloo 2,200 $45,625
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