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People

Total Population 1,174
Male Share of the Population 52%
Female Share of the Population 48%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 312
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 51.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,083
% Above Poverty Level 68.7%
% Below Poverty Level 31.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.7%
Median Gross Rent $622
Median House Value $67,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.3%
US/American 0.3%
English 7.7%
Irish 17%

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

Altamont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NW of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles SE of Nashville, Tennessee
County Grundy
Standard Zip Codes 37301
Phone Area Codes 931
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.429
Longitude -85.723

Altamont 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 MONTEAGLE
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 46 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 48 to 68 F
Annual Precip 63.7 inches
Station MC MINNVILLE
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches
Station BRIDGEPORT 5 NW
Distance 31.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 62.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beersheba Springs 573 $26,932
Coalmont 668 $37,083
Monteagle 1,436 $43,068
Palmer 695 $25,069
Viola 56 $0

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

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Library
Altamont Public Library
"HWY 56, FLORENCE SCRUGGS MUN.BLDG."
Altamont, Tennessee
(931) 692-2457

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