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Altamont, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Altamont had a population of 1,857 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Altamont: Knowersville, Knowerville.

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Altamont, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,857
Population in Households 1,830
Population in Familes 1,536
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 1,565
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 726
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 508
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 767 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 508 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $247,619
Average Home Value $275,344


Median Household Income $72,003
Average Household Income $94,710
Per Capita Income $37,488
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.23% 1.06%
Households 1.15% 1.03%
Families 1.01% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

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, 2016 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 # 636 47th
Population Density1 # 527 56th
Diversity Index2 # 803 33rd
Median Household Income # 432 64th
Per Capita Income # 380 68th

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