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Altoona, Pennsylvania




Altoona (city), Pennsylvania

   People QuickFactsAltoonaPennsylvania
Population, 2003 estimate 47,98012,365,455
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 -3.1%0.7%
Population, 2000 49,52312,281,054
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 -5.5%3.4%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 6.3%5.9%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 22.9%23.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 16.8%15.6%
Female persons, percent, 2000 53.1%51.7%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)96.0%85.4%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)2.5%10.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.1%0.2%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.3%1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)ZZ
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)0.2%1.5%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 0.8%1.2%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 0.7%3.2%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 63.4%63.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.1%4.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 3.3%8.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 82.0%81.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 12.1%22.4%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 18.125.2
 
Housing units, 2000 21,6815,249,750
Homeownership rate, 2000 65.9%71.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $58,000$97,000
 
Households, 2000 20,0594,777,003
Persons per household, 2000 2.372.48
Median household income, 1999 $28,248$40,106
Per capita money income, 1999 $15,213$20,880
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 17.7%11.0%
   Business QuickFactsAltoonaPennsylvania
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 1,090,206159,354,185
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 814,406109,948,462
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $16,247$9,150
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 65,75812,227,177
Total number of firms, 1997 3,795837,756
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 F5.9%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 22.9%24.2%
   Geography QuickFactsAltoonaPennsylvania
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 1044,817
Persons per square mile, 2000 5,069.7274.0
FIPS Code 0218442
Counties



(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:03 EST

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