In 2017, Altoona, PA had a population of 125k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $45,664. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Altoona, PA declined from 125,917 to 124,736, a -0.938% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,033 to $45,664, a 3.7% increase.
The population of Altoona, PA is 94.8% White Alone, 1.69% Two or More Races, and 1.48% Black or African American Alone. 2.65% of the people in Altoona, PA speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Altoona, PA are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (448 degrees awarded in 2016), Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center (159 degrees), and YTI Career Institute-Altoona (152 degrees).
The median property value in Altoona, PA is $117,300, and the homeownership rate is 70.1%. Most people in Altoona, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Altoona, PA is 2 cars per household.