Altoona, WI

7,193 Population
4.7 square miles 1,538.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,538.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
57.9%
was 60.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.0%
was 2.4%
 
Percent Under 18
23.3%
was 22.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.8%
was 17.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
8.4%
was 6.9%
 
Median Household Income
$50,570
was $51,675
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.2
41.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 14.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
68.8
was 114.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
605.5
was 1,211.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,061
was 2,983
 
Median Rent
$769
was $764
 
Total Building Permits
80
was 68
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,876
was 2,844
 
Homeownership Rate
66.9%
was 68.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
39
was 32
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
651.8
was 636.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.3%
was 13.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
41
was 36
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
26.7
was 21.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
11.7
was 10.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.0%
was 94.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
33.9%
was 33.4%
 

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