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Altamont, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Altamont had a population of 1,876 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Altamont is located at latitude 42.7053 and longitude -74.0336 in Albany County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Altamont (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Albany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 463 feet.

The Village of Altamont (GNIS ID: 2391511) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Altamont is located within Town of Guilderland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Albany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Altamont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Altamont: Knowersville, Knowerville.


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Altamont, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,876
Daytime Population: Workers 371
Daytime Population: Residents 960
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,331
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 1,849
Population in Familes 1,549
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 1,581
Diversity Index3 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $74,082
Average Household Income $96,423
Per Capita Income $37,977

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 770 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 513 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 217 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $248,776
Average Home Value $279,776
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 730
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 509
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.2% 0.99%
Households 1.07% 0.94%
Families 0.9% 0.85%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Altamont, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altamont to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 629 47th
Population Density # 522 56th
Diversity Index # 800 33rd
Median Household Income # 439 63rd
Per Capita Income # 416 65th

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