Altoona, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Altoona, Florida - Basic Facts

The Altoona Census Designated Place had a population of 89 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (GNIS ID: 2402641) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Altoona Census Designated Place is located within Umatilla CCD of Lake County.

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, 2018.

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Altoona, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 89
Population in Households 87
Population in Familes 63
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 211
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $51,042
Average Household Income $73,527
Per Capita Income $34,537


Total Housing Units 50 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $181,250
Average Home Value $209,783


Total Households 42
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.85% 1.31%
Households 0.9% 1.39%
Families 3.55% 1.61%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   4.39%

Altoona, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altoona to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 909 1st
Population Density # 831 10th
Diversity Index # 839 9th
Median Household Income # 418 55th
Per Capita Income # 263 71st

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