Altoona, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Altoona, Washington - Basic Facts

The Altoona Census Designated Place had a population of 37 as of July 1, 2016. Altoona ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Altoona is located at latitude 46.2699 and longitude -123.6149 in Wahkiakum County. The formal boundaries for the Altoona Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wahkiakum County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Altoona Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584943) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Altoona Census Designated Place is located within Grays River Division of Wahkiakum County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Altoona population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Altoona, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37
Population in Households 37
Population in Familes 30
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 19
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 13
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 34 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (44.1%)
Median Home Value $181,250
Average Home Value $188,333


Median Household Income $32,855
Average Household Income $46,046
Per Capita Income $20,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.84% 0.0%
Households -0.82% 0.0%
Families -4.2% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Altoona, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altoona to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 619 1st
Population Density1 # 627 0th
Diversity Index2 # 608 4th
Median Household Income # 596 5th
Per Capita Income # 528 16th

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