dcsimg

Demographics

People

Total Population535
Male Share of the Population53.8%
Female Share of the Population46.2%
Senior Citizens12.5%
Employed Population 16+223
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married56.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.9%
Median Earnings25+$32,450
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,750
% Above Poverty Level89.5%
% Below Poverty Level10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.3%
Median Gross Rent$525
Median House Value$64,500

Ancestry

German24.7%
Swedish24.7%
Irish19.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.4%
English8.6%
Scottish3.9%
Dutch3.9%
Italian3.6%
French Except Basque3.2%
Polish2.1%
Lithuanian0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Croatian0.6%
Belgian0.4%
+ Show More

Altona Almanac

CategoryValue
County Knox County
Standard Zip Codes61414
Phone Area Codes309
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.11
Approximate Longitude-90.16

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)

StationGALVA
Distance8.3 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationKEWANEE 1 E
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp10 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationPRINCEVILLE
Distance23.5 miles
Jan Temp10 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 63 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bishop Hill147$62,917
Galva2,525$53,403
Oneida700$66,875

Altona Public Schools

R O W V A East Elem School
510 N Depot St
ZIP: 61414
(309) 484-2271
Sources :
Study Online in Altona
Additional Resources
Info for Altona Government Officials


Are you an official in the Altona government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.