In 2020, Altoona City PUMA, PA had a population of 168k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $51,497. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Altoona City PUMA, PA declined from 168,526 to 167,639, a −0.526% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,859 to $51,497, a 3.29% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Altoona City PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.66%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%), White (Hispanic) (0.99%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.593%).
3.11% of the households in Altoona City PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.4% of the residents in Altoona City PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Blair & Huntingdon Counties--Altoona City PUMA, PA are Juniata College (334 degrees awarded in 2020), Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center (144 degrees), and The Salon Professional Academy-Altoona (42 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Altoona City PUMA, PA was $131,800, and the homeownership rate was 71.9%. Most people in Altoona City PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Altoona City PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.
Altoona City PUMA, PA borders Clearfield, McKean, Elk, Potter & Cameron Counties PUMA, PA, Mifflin, Union, Snyder & Juniata Counties PUMA, PA, Centre County PUMA, PA, Cambria County PUMA, PA, Franklin County (Outside Washington Township & Waynesboro Borough) PUMA, PA, and Somerset, Bedford & Fulton Counties PUMA, PA.