The unemployment rate in Altoona is 8.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Altoona jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Altoona's cost of living is 27.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Blair county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 71.1% to 27.7%. More Voting Stats
Altoona's population is 42,989 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 18.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Altoona is Real Estate: $108,700
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.4%.
Altoona public schools spend $11,632 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Altoona. More Education