Altamont, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 1,025 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 541  (52.9%)
Females: 484  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

31.8 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67330.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,043 (it was $32,431 in 2000)
Altamont:

$45,043
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,897 (it was $14,895 in 2000)

Altamont city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,149 (it was $50,100 in 2000)
Altamont:

$93,149
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $88,256; detached houses: $89,208; mobile homes: $41,967

Median gross rent in 2017: $657.

March 2019 cost of living index in Altamont: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.1%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Altamont, KS (2010)
    • 99291.9%White alone
    • 383.5%Two or more races
    • 272.5%Hispanic
    • 191.8%American Indian alone
    • 40.4%Black alone

Races in Altamont detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Altamont, Kansas as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Altamont is 1,101 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Altamont by year

Type

2012

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(96.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(92.5)
4
(386.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(462.5)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(647.5)
8
(772.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)76.8185.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Altamont, KS

Crime rate in Altamont detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.95
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: American (33.4%), German (20.8%), English (12.5%), Irish (10.9%), Scottish (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 636 people per square mile   (low).

Altamont, Kansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,715 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,715 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (81.5 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (315.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Mound Valley, KS (2.5 miles ),
Labette, KS (2.6 miles),
Edna, KS (3.1 miles ),
Oswego, KS (3.2 miles ),
Bartlett, KS (3.2 miles),
Parsons, KS (3.2 miles ),
Cherryvale, KS (3.9 miles ),
Chetopa, KS (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.19 N, Longitude: 95.29 W

Area code: 620

Distribution of median household income in Altamont, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Altamont, KS in 2017
Altamont satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $370,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $41,300
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $46,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $31,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Altamont, KS residents
Average permit cost in Altamont, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in Altamont, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.1%)
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Altamont, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Printing workers (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Child care workers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)

Average climate in Altamont, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Altamont, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.44. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.44
U.S.:

1.79
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Altamont-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/27/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Altamont city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/10/2008, a category F4 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 350 people and caused $61 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Altamont-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 220.8 miles away from Altamont center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from Altamont center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 186.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 296.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 305.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 317.3 miles away from Altamont center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Labette County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Altamont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Altamont:

  • ARKHAVEN AT ALTAMONT (HWY 96 & NESS RD PO BOX 770)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Altamont:

  • ELMHAVEN EAST (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARSONS, KS)
  • ELMHAVEN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARSONS, KS)
  • ELMHAVEN WEST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARSONS, KS)
  • DESERET HEALTH AND REHAB AT OSWEGO LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OSWEGO, KS)
  • PARSONS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PARSONS, KS)
  • OSWEGO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; OSWEGO, KS)
  • OSWEGO HEALTH CENTER SNF (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OSWEGO, KS)

Airports located in Altamont:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altamont:

  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 33 miles; Miami, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Pittsburg State University (about 36 miles; Pittsburg, KS; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 47 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Allen County Community College (about 53 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Crowder College (about 58 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Rogers State University (about 64 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • John Brown University (about 81 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)

Public high school in Altamont:

Public elementary/middle school in Altamont:

  • ALTAMONT ELEM (Students: 216, Location: 705 E 6TH STREET, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Altamont

Library in Altamont:

  • ALTAMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $37,450; Location: 407 HUSTON AVE; 14,566 books; 470 audio materials; 677 video materials; 30 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Altamont: Altamont Sewer Treatment Plant (A), Altamont Police Department (B), Altamont Public Library (C), Altamont City Hall (D), Labette County Highway Department (E), Altamont / Mount Pleasant Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Altamont include: Altamont Christian Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Grace Baptist Church (C), Altamont Holiness Church (D), Altamont United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Labette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Altamont and their reported violations in the past:

LABETTE CO RWD 5 (Population served: 1,425, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2011)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Altamont that have no violations reported:

  • ALTAMONT, CITY OF (Population served: 1,069, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.5%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
22 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Altamont (2011 data):

  • Labette Bank: at Fourth And Huston, branch established on 1915/01/15. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $328.7 mil, Deposits: $288.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Labette County Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Altamont:

Marital status in Altamont, KS
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Altamont:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Altamont
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Altamont, KS (based on Labette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,78037
Mainline Protestant4,71322
Catholic1,0002
Other2582
Black Protestant1231
None10,733-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Labette County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Labette County:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Labette County:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.9%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Altamont:

45.8%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Altamont:

23.3%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.5%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Altamont:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Altamont:

38.1%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Altamont:

55.0%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Altamont:

76.1%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Altamont, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,500$34,0003$1,000
Financial Administration 3$8,750$35,0000$0
Electric Power 2$7,500$45,0000$0
Sewerage 1$2,800$33,6000$0
Gas Supply 1$3,200$38,4000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,800$33,6000$0
Water Supply 1$3,000$36,0000$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,030
Totals for Government 12$36,550$36,5505$2,030

Altamont government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,666,000 ($1625.37)
    Police Protection: $214,000 ($208.78)
    Sewerage: $139,000 ($135.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000 ($130.73)
    General Public Buildings: $63,000 ($61.46)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($32.20)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($29.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($24.39)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($21.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($16.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $204,000 ($199.02)

Altamont government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $137,000 ($133.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000 ($120.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($8.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $977,000 ($953.17)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $870,000 ($848.78)
    Gas Utilities: $427,000 ($416.59)
    Water Utilities: $265,000 ($258.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $307,000 ($299.51)
    Highways: $28,000 ($27.32)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $799,000 ($779.51)
    Property: $183,000 ($178.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $25,000 ($24.39)

Altamont government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,042,000 ($1016.59)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,042,000 ($1016.59)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $158,000 ($154.15)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $158,000 ($154.15)

Altamont government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,052,000 ($1026.34)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $189,000 ($184.39)

4.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, KS  0.73% ($43,724 average AGI)
from Crawford County, KS  0.44% ($25,200)
from Neosho County, KS  0.41% ($30,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Altamont:

  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KLKC (1540 AM; 0 kW; PARSONS, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Altamont:

  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KLKC-FM (93.5 FM; PARSONS, KS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUSN (98.1 FM; DEARING, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGF-FM (104.1 FM; FREDONIA, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKRK (98.9 FM; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KARF (91.9 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Altamont:

  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K54GC (Channel 54; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 56.0mTotal length
  • $1,044,000Total costs
  • 13,976Total average daily traffic
  • 636Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,351Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Altamont, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 121930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Altamont, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Altamont)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Aei Site Railroad Milepost 371.4 (Lat: 37.193389 Lon: -95.313306), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPIH293,
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 918.500 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2015, Expiration Date: 09/12/2025, Certifier: S C Muhr, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 8310 Nieman Rd, Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8962, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 3 Mi N And 3 Mi E (Lat: 37.237278 Lon: -95.232472), Structure height: 34 m, Call Sign: WNUR779,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 08/13/2015, Expiration Date: 10/30/2025, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • ALTAMONT, Section 12, T-33-S, R-19-E, Labette County (Lat: 37.191389 Lon: -95.276111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQEN610,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2016, Expiration Date: 03/13/2026, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Altamont, At Intersection Of 5th St. & Huston Ave. (Lat: 37.191583 Lon: -95.296667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQOI585,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2011, Expiration Date: 10/06/2021, Certifier: Galen L Manners, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Altamont South, 4 Miles South Of Altamont Ks On Meade Rd And 1/4 East On 1000 Rd. (Lat: 37.135528 Lon: -95.300944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQRX323,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2013, Expiration Date: 08/08/2023, Certifier: Galen L Manners, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • ALTAMONT, 303 5th St (Lat: 37.191944 Lon: -95.297222), Type: Building, Structure height: 27 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WQYG634,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2016, Expiration Date: 09/21/2026, Certifier: Galen L Manners, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Rd, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Altamont)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 31 took place in 2006, and the least - 1 in 2008. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Altamont, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.7%), and Structure Fires (28.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Altamont, KS
    • 9952.7%Outside Fires
    • 5428.7%Structure Fires
    • 3116.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Altamont, KS
Most common first names in Altamont, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1981.2 years
Charles1077.1 years
William1078.5 years
John1081.5 years
James980.9 years
Robert975.0 years
Ruth883.0 years
Bessie681.7 years
Ethel686.8 years
Clarence680.7 years
Most common last names in Altamont, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kessler782.6 years
Gray785.4 years
Peterson781.3 years
Adams681.3 years
Jones680.7 years
Westervelt678.8 years
Fentress669.0 years
Campbell679.3 years
Davidson676.5 years
Holmes675.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Altamont, KS
  • 85.2%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Altamont, KS
  • 89.7%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Altamont compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Altamont on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
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