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Population in 2012: 932 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.3%
 

Males: 452  (48.5%)
Females: 480  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  38.7 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35952.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,037 (it was $20,469 in 2000)
Altoona:

$26,037
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,410

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,078 (it was $53,100 in 2000)
Altoona:

$72,078
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $78,587; Detached houses: $83,287; Mobile homes: $22,684

Median gross rent in 2012: $249.

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Altoona races chart
  • White alone - 886 (95.0%)
  • Black alone - 16 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (1.6%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Altoona: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.1%), German (10.4%), United States (6.5%), English (5.9%), Scottish (5.7%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 953 feet

Land area: 3.80 square miles.

Population density: 245 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Altoona:

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Altoona town:

  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

33 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America).

This town:  3.4%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Altoona, Alabama as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Altoona to the number of sex offenders is 33 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $286 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $286 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (44.9 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (545.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Walnut Grove, AL (1.8 miles ), Gallant, AL (2.2 miles ), Clarence, AL (2.4 miles) , Susan Moore, AL (2.6 miles ), Bristow Cove, AL (2.7 miles ), Snead, AL (2.7 miles ), New Union, AL (3.0 miles ), Steele, AL (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 34.03 N, Longitude: 86.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +99 (+11.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Wholesale trade (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Altoona-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 295% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the Altoona town center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/18/1957, a category F4 tornado 11.9 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Altoona-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from Altoona center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 68.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from Altoona center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Etowah County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Altoona:

  • ALTOONA HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 6532 WALNUT GROVE ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Altoona:

  • TLC NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - ONEONTA (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF BLOUNTSVILLE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Altoona, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altoona:

  • Gadsden State Community College (about 20 miles; Gadsden, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,222)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 27 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 3,575)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 35 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 35 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 45 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • Samford University (about 48 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,154)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 49 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Public elementary/middle school in Altoona:

Private elementary/middle school in Altoona:

  • CROSSROADS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 13; Location: 111 FREEMAN DR; Grades: PK - 6)
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Notable location: Altoona Fire and Rescue Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Altoona Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.5. This is about average.
City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.0. This is better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.360
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.17. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

4.17
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.4. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

10.5

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

ALTOONA WATER & SEWER SERVICE (Population served: 1164, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.1%
(30.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.8%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Altoona, AL

49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
48 people in nursing homes in 2000

Altoona compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Altoona (2011 data):

  • The Exchange Bank of Alabama: The Exchange Bank Of Alabama at Sixth And Blount Streets, branch established on 1909/03/10. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $230.7 mil, Deposits: $202.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Gadsden Corporation, The
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Snead Branch at 87615 Us Highway 278, branch established on 1972/09/25. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Altoona travel time to work - commute


Altoona mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Altoona town (based on Etowah County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.31%
Here68.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents68.9%11.9%4.9%2.9%2.9%
Congregations47.2%18.2%7.0%0.5%7.0%
NameAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%0.8%0.8%0.8%4.9%
Congregations3.7%0.9%1.4%0.5%13.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Etowah County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Etowah County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Etowah County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Etowah County:

32.5%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.2%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,759$33,1080$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,480$29,7603$2,281
Streets and Highways 2$3,277$19,6620$0
Totals for Government 4$8,516$25,5483$2,281

Altoona government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $145,000 ($155.58)
    Financial Administration: $135,000 ($144.85)
    Water Utilities: $113,000 ($121.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($50.43)
    Fire Protection: $36,000 ($38.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($34.33)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($28.97)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($20.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $219,000 ($234.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.07)

Altoona government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $42,000 ($45.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($4.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($3.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $94,000 ($100.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($4.29)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $90,000 ($96.57)
    NEC: $47,000 ($50.43)
    Property: $30,000 ($32.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $18,000 ($19.31)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($5.36)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($2.15)

Altoona government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($10.73)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $18,000 ($19.31)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($16.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($11.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($3.22)

Altoona government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $89,000 ($95.49)

5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,843 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Etowah County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marshall County, AL  0.73% ($25,539 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.60% ($29,865)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.34% ($33,669)


4.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Etowah County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marshall County, AL  0.70% ($25,881 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, AL  0.54% ($30,618)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.38% ($34,168)

Strongest AM radio stations in Altoona:

  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGAD (1350 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCRL (1570 AM; 3 kW; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Altoona:

  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLD (97.7 FM; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)

TV broadcast stations around Altoona:

  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W15AP (Channel 15; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)

Altoona fatal accident list:

Nov 19, 1987 03:45 PM, 1464, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 43 meters (141ft)
Total costs: $15,119,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,479
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,524
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 20,687

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Altoona)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/2 Mi Nnw Int Jenkins Ave & Stancle Rd (Lat: 34.045083 Lon: -86.265250), Call Sign: KVJ578
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHz, 151.985 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/2003, Expiration Date: 06/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2013
    Registrant: Ott Communications, 900 D Hammond St, Bangor, ME 04401, Phone: (207) 992-9920, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Walnut Grove, 4116 Murphree Valley Road (Lat: 34.073417 Lon: -86.308028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Call Sign: WPQT357, Licensee ID: L00123733
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/2010, Expiration Date: 10/03/2020, Certifier: Bryan A Corr
    Registrant: Corr Wireless Communications, L.L.C.

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Altoona)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: LUKE WALTER V-STAR (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 130WL , Serial Number: 130, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Walter S Jr Schaefer, 370 Williamsburg Rd, Altoona, AL 35952
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3997V , Serial Number: 15076675, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert Larry Payne, 131 Payne Rd, Altoona, AL 35952, Other Owners: Dan (Henry D) Hemrick


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Altoona


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Businesses in Altoona, AL

  • McDonald's: 1


Altoona on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises"
  • #84 (35952) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Robert R. Russell, Iii (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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