Altamont, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 201 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 
Males: 108  (53.8%)
Females: 93  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 64620, 64640.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,629 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Altamont:

$31,629
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,402 (it was $9,953 in 2000)

Altamont village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $46,964 (it was $27,700 in 2000)
Altamont:

$46,964
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $196,355; Detached houses: $214,313; Mobile homes: $18,778

Median gross rent in 2016: $652.

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    Altamont races chart
    • 20399.5%White alone
    • 10.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Altamont: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (59.0%), German (6.0%), English (3.6%), British (2.4%), Scottish (2.4%), French Canadian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1896

Elevation: 1004 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 782 people per square mile   (low).

Altamont, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Altamont:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Altamont village:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 38.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.2%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Altamont, Missouri as of March 24, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Altamont to the number of sex offenders is 173 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $695 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $349 (0.8%)

Altamont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (40.7 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (61.4 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Winston, MO (1.7 miles ), Lake Viking, MO (1.8 miles ), Gallatin, MO (2.6 miles ), Kidder, MO (2.7 miles ), Weatherby, MO (2.9 miles) , Jameson, MO (3.1 miles) , Hamilton, MO (3.3 miles ), Pattonsburg, MO (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 94.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 660

Altamont household income distribution Altamont home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (59%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (45%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (36%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Altamont: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Altamont, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Altamont-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Altamont village center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 14.5 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Altamont-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 347.0 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 310.0 miles away from Altamont center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 339.8 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 326.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 358.8 miles away from Altamont center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 363.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Daviess County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Altamont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Altamont:

  • DAVIESS COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GALLATIN, MO)
  • GALLATIN SUNRISE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GALLATIN, MO)
  • CIRCLE OF LIFE COMMUNITY HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; GALLATIN, MO)
  • HILL CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HAMILTON, MO)
  • VILLAGE, THE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • CAMERON GROUP CARE, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CAMERON, MO)
  • QUAIL RUN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMERON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altamont:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 39 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 53 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Grantham University (about 54 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 58 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 63 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Highland Community College (about 63 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 64 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

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Notable location: Kidder - Altamont - Winston Volunteer Fire Protection District Altamont (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Daviess County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.9%
(22.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Missouri average:

10.9

Altamont travel time to work - commute Altamont mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Altamont village (based on Daviess County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,88524
Mainline Protestant1,30210
Other3521
Catholic921
None2,802-
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: 3
Daviess County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Daviess County:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Daviess County:

30.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Altamont:

66.7%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Altamont:

58.3%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Missouri:

28.7

Average hours sleeping at night:
Altamont:

7.0
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

66.7%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Altamont:

58.3%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Altamont:

86.7%
State:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Altamont, MO 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 0$0 1$500

6.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,304 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clinton County, MO  0.59% ($23,765 average AGI)
from Harrison County, MO  0.59% ($19,824)
from Caldwell County, MO  0.48% ($31,286)


8.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.45%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clinton County, MO  1.08% ($31,313 average AGI)
to Grundy County, MO  0.71% ($28,333)
to Livingston County, MO  0.61% ($17,611)

Strongest AM radio stations in Altamont:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAAN (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Altamont:

  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)
  • KGOZ (101.7 FM; GALLATIN, MO; Owner: PAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRNW (88.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KAAN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Altamont:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Altamont fatal accident list:

Aug 26, 2000 08:15 PM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $262,000Total costs
  • 45Total average daily traffic
  • 4Total average daily truck traffic
  • 72Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • RICHARD A HAMILTON, W Of J 1 Mi S (Lat: 39.878333 Lon: -94.092778), Type: 91.1, Structure height: 29061 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Registrant: 3145543545, Rhamilton@ameren.Com, 1901 CHOUTEAU AVE.
  • W Of J 1 Mi S (Lat: 39.878333 Lon: -94.092778), Type: 91.1, Overall height: 85.3 m, Registrant: 3145542536, George A Schindler@ue.Com, 1901 CHOUTEAU MC 620

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.6 Km Sw Of Hwy J (Lat: 39.878333 Lon: -94.092778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WNVQ250
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.937 MHz, 856.837 MHz, 857.837 MHz, 858.837 MHzGrant Date: 10/30/2014, Expiration Date: 01/02/2025, Certifier: Gerald BednarRegistrant: Ameren Services, 1901 Chouteau Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63166, Phone: (314) 554-3545, Fax: (314) 554-4242, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 1 Mi Sw Of Hwy J (Lat: 39.878333 Lon: -94.092722), Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WNTL825
    Assigned Frequencies: 2191.20 MHz, 6665.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/19/1997, Expiration Date: 08/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2002Registrant: Phone: (314) 554-2255

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD0AFL, Licensee ID: L01265848, Grant Date: 04/05/2007, Expiration Date: 04/05/2017, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2011, Certifier: Blair E Shock, Registrant: Blair E Shock, 26369 165th St, Altamont, MO 64620
  • Call Sign: KD0ROI, Licensee ID: L00708923, Grant Date: 04/13/2012, Expiration Date: 04/13/2022, Certifier: Jeffry E Hower, Registrant: Jeffry E Hower, 1020 Lake Vikingter, Altamont, MO 64620

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEEVERS JERRY P AVID FLYER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 327JP , Serial Number: 327, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1991
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Clifford L King, 26824 Us Highway 69, Altamont, MO 64620, Other Owners: Donna K King
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE PC 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582E (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9381R , Serial Number: A-120POW, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Charles P Ferris, 1190 Lake Viking Ter, Altamont, MO 64620

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Altamont, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William866.9 years
James674.0 years
John654.8 years
Charles679.6 years
Robert664.8 years
Edna583.9 years
Roy576.2 years
Frank480.0 years
Richard471.5 years
Elsie382.7 years
Most common last names in Altamont, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morrison584.0 years
Reid584.2 years
Barker477.5 years
Bridgeman480.7 years
Schoonover483.5 years
Youtsey477.5 years
Wilson368.3 years
House375.3 years
Lollar369.7 years
Caldwell381.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Businesses in Altamont, MO

  • U-Haul: 1

Altamont compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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