The unemployment rate in Altoona Metro Area is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Altoona Metro Area jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Altoona Metro Area's cost of living is 21.7% 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, the Altoona metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 71.1% to 27.7%. More Voting Stats
Altoona Metro Area's population is 124,736 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Altoona Metro Area is Real Estate: $111,200
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.8%.
Altoona Metro Area public schools spend $11,952 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Altoona Metro Area. More Education