Altoona, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Altoona, Florida - Basic Facts

The Altoona Census Designated Place had a population of 92 as of July 1, 2015. 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 Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Altoona is located at latitude 28.9687 and longitude -81.6481 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Altoona Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Altoona Census Designated Place 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.

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, 2015.

Altoona Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map

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Altoona, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 92
Population in Households 89
Population in Familes 65
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 206
Diversity Index2 16
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 42
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Average Home Value $144,565
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,791
Average Household Income $56,844
Per Capita Income $25,189
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.85%
Households 0.46% 0.93%
Families 3.53% 0.82%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.

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Altoona, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altoona to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 907 2nd
Population Density1 # 829 10th
Diversity Index2 # 839 9th
Median Household Income # 397 57th
Per Capita Income # 400 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.