Altoona (zip 16601), Pennsylvania 

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PENNSYLVANIA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

72,778

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

1,676,401

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

32,764

-3.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Best Places to Live in Altoona (zip 16601), Pennsylvania

Small city - South-central Pennsylvania along the main Allegheny Mountain ridge. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 16601 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

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

 $39,900 
1816 6th St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | SqFt
 $113,000 
863 36th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | SqFt
 $89,900 
2527 Maple Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 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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City: Altoona
Zip Codes: Altoona (zip 16601)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1320 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Altoona (zip 16601) is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Altoona (zip 16601) jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Altoona (zip 16601)'s cost of living is 24.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Altoona (zip 16601)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 16601 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Blair county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Altoona (zip 16601)'s population is 32,764 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Altoona (zip 16601) is $91,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Altoona (zip 16601) 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 (zip 16601). More Education


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$39,900
1816 6th St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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Bed 3 | Bath 1

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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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