In 2018, Altoona, PA had a population of 44.4k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $40,536. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Altoona, PA declined from 44,749 to 44,372, a -0.842% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,592 to $40,536, a 5.04% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Altoona, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.46%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.49%), White (Hispanic) (1.46%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.575%). 0% of the people in Altoona, PA speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Altoona, PA are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (337 degrees awarded in 2019), Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center (196 degrees), and YTI Career Institute-Altoona (66 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Altoona, PA was $88,600, and the homeownership rate was 63.6%. Most people in Altoona, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Altoona, PA was 2 cars per household.