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People

Total Population 2,907
Male Share of the Population 56.2%
Female Share of the Population 43.8%
Senior Citizens 11.1%
Employed Population 16+ 936
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 48%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.1%
Median Earnings25+ $34,737
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $34,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,973

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,645
% Above Poverty Level 77.4%
% Below Poverty Level 22.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.2%
Median Gross Rent $664
Median House Value $85,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 14.4%

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

Altona Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 144 miles N of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 218 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Clinton
Standard Zip Codes 12910
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.888
Longitude -73.656

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 CHAZY
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches
Station PLATTSBURGH AFB
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 56 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station SOUTH HERO
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 57 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Alder Bend (12910)

Irona (12910)

Purdys Mills (12910)

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

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Location Population Median Family Income

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

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