Altoona Metro Area, Pennsylvania 

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PENNSYLVANIA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

11,589

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

337,072

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

124,736

-1.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$43,871

Median Home Price

$111,200

United States / Pennsylvania / Altoona Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Altoona Metro Area, Pennsylvania

Small city - South-central Pennsylvania along the main Allegheny Mountain ridge. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the Altoona metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby mountains
-Historic interest
Cons
-Isolation
-Weak economy
-Low ethnic diversity

Local Listings in Altoona
 $47,500 
903 N 3rd St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 |
 $64,000 
1206 Bell Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 |
 $114,900 
428 Grant Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1670 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Altoona Metro Area

Altoona is a historic railroad town and transportation gateway. Its roots are as a company town for the Pennsylvania Railroad, still a major artery today. But after the railroad ceased to be an independent entity, the town’s shops and facilities, which once employed 15,000, went into permanent decline. Its role as a transportation gateway likewise declined when the Pennsylvania Turnpike bypassed the area by 50 miles. A modest amount of light industry has taken the railroad’s place and Interstate 99 now does connect the area with the major east-west Turnpike.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Pennsylvania
County:
Metro Area: Altoona Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Altoona, Logan township (Blair Cnty), 33 total
Zip Codes: 16601, 16602, 16648, 16686, 16635, 16662, 16673, 16693, 16625, 16617, 14 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1320 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Altoona Metro Area is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 or Compare Altoona Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the Altoona metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
The Altoona metro area voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Altoona Metro Area's population is 124,736 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Altoona Metro Area is $111,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
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


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ZIP CODES IN ALTOONA METRO AREA, PENNSYLVANIA
16601, 16602, 16648, 16686, 16635, 16662, 16673, 16693, 16625, 16617, 14 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN ALTOONA
$47,500
903 N 3rd St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$64,000
1206 Bell Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$114,900
428 Grant Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$41,900
833-835 19th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$250,000
227 Kerlin Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$99,000
420 23rd Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$65,000
5001 6th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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