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People

Total Population 1,070
Male Share of the Population 52.3%
Female Share of the Population 47.7%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 293
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 51%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.4%
Median Earnings25+ $17,857
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,938
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,523

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,821
% Above Poverty Level 70.5%
% Below Poverty Level 29.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.1%
Median Gross Rent $631
Median House Value $62,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.1%
US/American 0.4%
English 7.2%
Irish 15.5%

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 651 $24,412
Coalmont 619 $36,250
Monteagle 1,591 $46,607
Palmer 738 $28,750
Viola 58 $41,750

Altamont Public Libraries

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

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