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People

Total Population 418
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 166
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 61.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,068
% Above Poverty Level 80.6%
% Below Poverty Level 19.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.6%
Median Gross Rent $564
Median House Value $34,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.1%
US/American 0%
English 16.7%
Irish 18.7%

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

Altoona Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 92 miles E of Wichita, Kansas
County Wilson
Standard Zip Codes 66710
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.523
Longitude -95.661

Altoona 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 FREDONIA
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station CHANUTE JOHNSON AP
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Station INDEPENDENCE
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Guilford (66710)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buffalo 312 $51,042
Chanute 9,217 $45,560
Fredonia 2,455 $45,250
Galesburg 102 $36,250
Neodesha 2,245 $46,619

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

Altoona Public Libraries

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Altoona Public Library
714 MAIN
Altoona, Kansas
(620) 568-6645

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