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Altamont, Kansas - Basic Facts

Altamont is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Altamont.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Labette County at latitude 37.1903 and longitude -95.2972. Labette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Altamont (see map) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Altamont: Elston.

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Altamont, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altamont to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 187 72nd
Population Density1 # 394 41st
Diversity Index2 # 215 68th
Median Household Income # 304 55th
Per Capita Income # 549 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Altamont, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,134
Population in Households 1,134
Population in Familes 953
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 693
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 440
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 306
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 309 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 1.6%)
Median Home Value $95,991
Average Home Value $108,091
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,753
Average Household Income $52,964
Per Capita Income $20,526
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.15% 0.26%
Households 1.16% 0.23%
Families 1.19% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

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