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Altamont, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Altamont had a population of 1,107 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Altamont is located at latitude 37.1854 and longitude -95.2918 in Labette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Altamont (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Labette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The City of Altamont 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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Altamont: Elston.

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Altamont, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,107
Population in Households 1,107
Population in Familes 932
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 677
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 429
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 300
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 300 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $93,701
Average Home Value $109,983
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,697
Average Household Income $52,715
Per Capita Income $20,351
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.16%
Households 0.45% 0.14%
Families 0.58% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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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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, 2015 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 # 190 72nd
Population Density1 # 400 41st
Diversity Index2 # 221 67th
Median Household Income # 325 52nd
Per Capita Income # 569 15th

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