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People

Total Population 390
Male Share of the Population 52.6%
Female Share of the Population 47.4%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 163
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 57.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.9%
Median Earnings25+ $25,391
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,792
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,250
% Above Poverty Level 73.8%
% Below Poverty Level 26.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $34,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.7%
US/American 0%
English 18.2%
Irish 13.6%

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 294 $37,000
Chanute 9,194 $47,151
Fredonia 2,400 $45,625
Galesburg 108 $52,500
Neodesha 2,229 $45,417

Altoona Public Libraries

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

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