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The Altona CDP(1) had a population of 649 as of July 1, 2022. Altona ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Altona is located at latitude 44.8884 and longitude -73.6557 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the Altona Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 636 feet.

The Altona 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.

The Altona Census Designated Place is located within Town of Altona, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clinton County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Altona, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 649 (100%)
Population in Households 475 (73.2%)
Population in Families 381 (58.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 174 (26.8%)
Population Density 380
Diversity Index2 44


Median Household Income $52,409
Average Household Income $65,876
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $20,444
Wealth Index5 45


Total HU (Housing Units) 163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $105,303
Average Home Value $140,888
Housing Affordability Index3 242


Total Households 137
Average Household Size 3.47
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 4.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.88% -0.40%
Households -0.64% -0.29%
Families   -0.44%
Median Household Income   2.20%
Per Capita Income   4.06%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.19%

Altona, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altona to the other 1,293 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 972 25th
Population Density # 1056 18th
Median Household Income # 1123 13th
Housing Affordability Index # 1216 94th
Per Capita Income # 1267 2nd
Diversity Index # 461 65th

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