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Population in 2012: 46,148 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 

Males: 22,140  (48.0%)
Females: 24,008  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16601, 16602.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,249 (it was $28,248 in 2000)
Altoona:

$34,249
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,391

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,976 (it was $57,600 in 2000)
Altoona:

$83,976
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,271; Detached houses: $93,187; Townhouses or other attached units: $89,272; In 2-unit structures: $78,880; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,213; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,556; Mobile homes: $36,498

Median gross rent in 2012: $541.

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  • White alone - 43,009 (92.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,655 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 655 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 554 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 486 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 75 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Altoona: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (32.7%), Irish (17.1%), Italian (11.4%), English (6.3%), United States (4.3%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1170 feet

Land area: 9.77 square miles.

Population density: 4,724 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Altoona:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Altoona city:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

667 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 55 registered sex offenders living in Altoona, Pennsylvania as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Altoona to the number of sex offenders is 839 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $870 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $791 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (83.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (175.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lakemont, PA (1.6 miles ), Hollidaysburg borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Duncansville borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Bellwood borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Foot of Ten, PA (2.7 miles ), Tunnelhill borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Gallitzin borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Newry borough, PA (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $75,900
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,100

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.51 N, Longitude: 78.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,744 (+14.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,756 (56.2%)

Area code: 814

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Crime rates in Altoona by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1221250121002
per 100,000 2.04.04.02.14.210.40.02.14.32.20.00.04.3
Rapes 14342024252632201320292631
per 100,000 27.768.640.249.451.954.367.842.928.143.762.856.066.8
Robberies 71727468646984776743513932
per 100,000 140.5145.3148.8139.9133.0144.0177.9165.2144.993.9110.483.969.0
Assaults 1061008163698612986101105877898
per 100,000 209.7201.8162.8129.6143.3179.5273.2184.5218.4229.3188.3167.9211.2
Burglaries 372450540357414463439428369260294301226
per 100,000 736.0908.21085.6734.4860.0966.2929.7918.3798.1567.8636.2647.8487.0
Thefts 1,2161,3121,2189839401,117976824793657616745641
per 100,000 2405.82647.92448.72022.31952.72330.92067.01767.91715.11434.71333.01603.31381.3
Auto thefts 968712380937387665657374436
per 100,000 189.9175.6247.3164.6193.2152.3184.3141.6121.1124.580.194.777.6
Arson 221255132423241313101818
per 100,000 43.524.210.110.327.050.148.751.528.128.421.638.738.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 264.9320.5301.7249.2264.0306.8314.9263.2244.8213.8218.4213.9213.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 79 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,886 (-5.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Altoona-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.4 miles away from the Altoona city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Altoona-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Blair County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Charlie Crist - Politician, Michael Behe - Activist, Galen Hall - College football player, Harry J. Anslinger - Commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, Danah boyd - Blogger, Harry E. Soyster - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Paul Winter - Musician, Richard E. Nugent - General, Steve Lach - Football player and shot putter, Mike Reid (American football) - College football player.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Altoona: Glenn H., Jr. English, Robert E. Laws.


Hospitals/medical centers in Altoona:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE ALTOONA (Dialysis Facility, 1602 NINTH AVENUE)
  • US RENAL CARE ALTOONA (Dialysis Facility, 118 EAST CHESTNUT AVENUE)
  • HOME NURSING AGENCY AND VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, 350 LAKEMONT PARK BOULEVARD)
  • ALTOONA CENTER (Hospital, 1515 FOURTH ST)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, RD2 BOX 712 2ND FLOOR REGENCY SQUARE)
  • BON SECOURS MERCY HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 2500 SEVENTH AVE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF ALTOONA (Hospital, 2005 VALLEY VIEW BOULEVARD)
  • HORIZONS HOSPICE (Hospital, 309 EAST PLANK ROAD)
  • JAMES E. VAN ZANDT VA MEDICAL CENTER - ALTOONA (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, provides emergency services, 2907 PLEASANT VALLEY BOULEVAR)
  • MERCY LUTHERAN HOSPICE (Hospital, 1701 12TH AVENUE BUILDING D)
  • UPMC ALTOONA (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 620 HOWARD AVENUE)
  • ALTOONA CENTER FOR NURSING CARE (Nursing Home, 1020 GREEN AVENUE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-HILLVIEW (Nursing Home, 700 S. CAYUGA AVENUE)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, 2500 SEVENTH AVENUE)
  • VALLEY VIEW HOME (Nursing Home, 301 VALLEY VIEW BLVD)

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Airports and heliports located in Altoona:


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Amtrak station:

ALTOONA (1231 11TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Altoona:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (Full-time enrollment: 3,924; Location: 3000 Ivyside Pk; Public; Website: www.aa.psu.edu/)
  • YTI Career Institute (FT enrollment: 274; Location: 2900 Fairway Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.yti.edu)
  • Altoona Area Vocational Technical School (FT enrollment: 182; Location: 1500 Fourth Avenue; Public; Website: www.gactc.edu)
  • Altoona Beauty School Inc (FT enrollment: 42; Location: 1528 Valley View Blvd.; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.ALTOONABEAUTYSCHOOL.COM)
  • Pruonto's Hair Design Institute Inc (FT enrollment: 5; Location: 705 12th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pruontos.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Altoona:

  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 29 miles; Johnstown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,925)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 35 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 43,065)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 41 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 12,422)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 56 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 62 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,309)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 65 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • Lock Haven University (about 66 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 4,769)

Biggest public high schools in Altoona:

Private high schools in Altoona:

  • BISHOP GUILFOYLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 333; Location: 2400 PLEASANT VALLEY BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • GREAT COMMISSION SCHOOLS (Students: 142; Location: 1100 6TH AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FAITH TABERNACLE SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 439 5TH AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Altoona:

  • ST ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL (Students: 229; Location: 5519 6TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ALTOONA CENTRAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL-ELEMENTARY (Students: 202; Location: 424 WOPSONONOCK AVE; Grades: PK - 4)
  • ALTOONA CENTRAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL-MIDDLE (Students: 123; Location: 1400 4TH AVE; Grades: 5 - 8)
  • ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 311 LOTZ AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TENDER LOVE FOR CHILDREN CHILD CARE (Students: 75; Location: 1401 12TH AVE 1ST LUTHERAN CH; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HARBOR HOUSE CENTER EARLY ACADEMICS (Students: 75; Location: 113 BYRON AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SHADY POND SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: GOLF COURSE RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Altoona, School District: ALTOONA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Altoona:

  • ALTOONA AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,331,960; Location: 1600 FIFTH AVENUE; 190,072 books; 9,277 audio materials; 5,925 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 214 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Penn Mont Academy's new address is 131 Holliday Hills Drive Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 814-696-8801
  • Altoona is also the birth place of NBA players Mike Izzulino and Doug West. Current NBA player Danny Fortson also played for Altoona Area Highschool.
  • please add:South Hills School of Business and Technology 508 58th Street Altoona, Pa. 16602 944-6134 to your list of colleges. We have been here since spring, 2000 thanks
  • Altoona zip codes: 16603, PO boxes in downtown main Post Office
  • Penn Mont Academy's new address is 131 Holliday Hills Drive Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 814-696-8801

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Notable locations in Altoona: View Field (A), Altoona Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (B), Altoona Fire Department Station 2 (C), Altoona Fire Department Station 4 (D), Altoona Fire Department Station 3 (E), County Home (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pleasant Valley Shopping Center (1), Station Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Altoona: Jaffa Mosque (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Ridge Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Hutchinson Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Oakton Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Marauders Run (A), Spring Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Altoona include: Geesey Park (1), Fairview Park (2), Highland Park (3), Gospel Hill Park (4), Mansion Park (5), Memorial Park (6), Prospect Park (7), Tuckahoe Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Baker Mansion Blair County Historical Society (Museums; Baker Mansion), Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum (1300 9th Avenue), Fire Base Eagle Inc Vietnam Veterans History Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1301 17th Street), Fort Roberdeau Historic Site (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Sinking Valley), Dan's Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2420 Broad Avenue).

Hotels: Hampton Inn Altoona (180 Charlotte Drive), Econo Lodge Altoona (2906 Pleasant Valley Boulevard), Bellmeade Motel (1876 East Pleasant Valley Boulevard # A), Days Inn (2915 Pleasant Blvd), Chapter 2 Thrift Shop (1876A East Pleasant Valley Boulevard), Econo Lodge (2906 Pleasant Valley Boulevard), HOJO Inn by Howard Johnson (1500 Sterling Street), Holiday Express (2915 Pleasant Valley Blvd).

 
Blair County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 19.0. This is significantly better than average.
City:

19.0
U.S.:

32.0
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
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

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

ALTOONA CITY AUTH (Population served: 62500, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2002. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (APR-17-2003)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-2001. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2001), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-08-2001)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2001. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2001), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-03-2001)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-2000. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2001), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-09-2001)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2000. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2000), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-18-2000)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2000. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2000), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-19-2000)
  • 18 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (SEP-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2005)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (SEP-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (SEP-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2005)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 80 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
KING GEORGE SHEETZ (Serves VA, Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2003), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-13-2003 and JAN-09-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2004), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2004)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BELLEMEAD CIVIC ASSN INC (Population served: 340, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2004), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2004), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-06-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-2002. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2003), St Site Visit (enforcement) (APR-17-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (SEP-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (SEP-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2005 and FEB-16-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (FEB-16-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2004. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-24-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2004)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2004. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUL-08-2004), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-08-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
BELLMEAD TOWNHOUSES (Population served: 100, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2003. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2003), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUL-21-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-1997), St Site Visit (enforcement) (DEC-17-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2006. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2006)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2005 and FEB-16-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (FEB-16-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
BELLMEADE HOME (Population served: 96, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JAN-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-23-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (OCT-04-2004)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
FE FI S GROCERY AND VIDEO (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SHEETZ 221 (Serves VA, Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2004), St Formal NOV issued (APR-23-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TOM SAWYER GARDENS (Serves FL, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005)

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

  • HEIDELBERG CC (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HERITAGE SQUARE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.3%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.9% for Black residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 63.4% for other race residents, 28.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

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, PA

People in group quarters in Altoona in 2010:

  • 443 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 432 people in college/university student housing
  • 153 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 64 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 38 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Altoona in 2000:

  • 879 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 390 people in nursing homes
  • 246 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 233 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 87 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 48 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 32 people in religious group quarters
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill

Altoona compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Altoona, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value 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.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Altoona (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: 17th Street Branch, Financial Services Center Branch, Pleasant Valley Branch, 25th Avenue Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Altoona Giant Eagle Branch, Pleasant Valley Branch, Broad Avenue Branch, Pleasant Valley Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Reliance Savings Bank: Plank Road Branch, Lakemont Branch, 17th Street Branch, at 1119 Twelfth Street. Info updated 2008/08/07: Bank assets: $378.5 mil, Deposits: $277.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Reliance Bancorp,mhc
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Plank Road Branch, Eldorado Branch, Wehnwood Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • S&T Bank: Altoona Regional Bkg Ctr Branch, Altoona Branch, Altoona Messenger Service Branch. Info updated 2012/03/14: Bank assets: $4,099.9 mil, Deposits: $3,349.5 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 60 total offices, Holding Company: S & T Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Commonwealth Bank: Logan Valley Mall Branch, Station Mall Branch, Pleasant Valley Branch. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $5,779.0 mil, Deposits: $4,511.6 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation
  • C&G Savings Bank: Altoona Branch at 3301 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, branch established on 2000/03/27; at 1201 12th Street, branch established on 1939/01/01. Info updated 2008/07/10: Bank assets: $134.6 mil, Deposits: $103.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Altoona First Savings Bank: 1116 Twelfth Ave Branch at 1116 Twelfth Ave, branch established on 1927/01/01; at 203 North Logan Boulevard, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $210.5 mil, Deposits: $184.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • 1st Summit Bank: Altoona Walmart Branch at 2600 Plank Road Commons, branch established on 2004/11/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $730.5 mil, Deposits: $653.3 mil, headquarters in Johnstown, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Summit Bancorp Of Johnstown, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Altoona, Pennsylvania:

  • Holiday Inn Express, 3306 Pleasant Vly Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602 , Phone: (814) 944-9661, Fax: (814) 944-9557
  • Econo Lodge, 2906 Pleasant Vly Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602 , Phone: (814) 944-3555, Fax: (814) 946-3258
  • Motel 6, 1500 Sterling St, Altoona, PA 16602 , Phone: (814) 946-7601, Fax: (814) 946-5162
  • Ramada Inn Altoona, 1 Sheraton Dr, Altoona, PA 16601 , Phone: (814) 946-1631, Fax: (814) 946-0785
  • Hampton Inn-altoona, 180 Charlotte Dr, Altoona, PA 16601 , Phone: (814) 941-3500
  • Super 8 Motel, 3535 Fairway Dr, Altoona, PA 16602 , Phone: (814) 942-5350
  • Quality Inn, 2915 Pleasant Vly Blvd, Altoona, PA 16602 , Phone: (814) 944-4581, Fax: (814) 943-4996
  • Altoona Courtyard By Marriott, 2 Convention Center Dr, Altoona, PA 16602 , Phone: (814) 312-1800, Fax: (814) 312-1811
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Altoona, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

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:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Altoona city (based on Blair County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.89%
Here55.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the BrethrenPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents44.4%15.5%13.2%6.1%2.6%
Congregations10.2%22.4%12.2%10.2%4.6%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Church of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.7%1.3%10.8%
Congregations2.6%6.1%1.5%3.6%26.5%
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
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Blair County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Blair County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
This county:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 80
Blair County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.8%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Blair County:

11.1%
State:

11.5%

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
Financial Administration 5$15,228$36,5470$0
Other Government Administration 27$70,990$31,5510$0
Judicial and Legal 2$7,034$42,2040$0
Police Protection - Officers 74$330,028$53,5180$0
Police - Other 0$0 33$17,450
Firefighters 65$255,303$47,1330$0
Fire - Other 1$2,845$34,1400$0
Streets and Highways 57$158,587$33,3870$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14$45,743$39,2080$0
Electric Power 5$14,794$35,5060$0
Totals for Government 250$900,552$43,22633$17,450


3.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.19%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($287 average AGI)
Blair County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cambria County, PA  0.45% ($28,300 average AGI)
from Bedford County, PA  0.24% ($27,168)
from Huntingdon County, PA  0.18% ($26,977)


3.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.39%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($154 average AGI)
Blair County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cambria County, PA  0.37% ($30,783 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.26% ($36,287)
to Bedford County, PA  0.23% ($29,536)

Strongest AM radio stations in Altoona:

  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRTA (1240 AM; 1 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALTOONA TRANS-AUDIO CORP, INC.)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WTRN (1340 AM; 1 kW; TYRONE, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Altoona:

  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWLY (106.3 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES,LLC)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBRX (94.3 FM; PATTON, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Altoona:

  • W32AX (Channel 32; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W41CF (Channel 41; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WATM-TV (Channel 23; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WTAJ-TV (Channel 10; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W57AH (Channel 57; BROCKPORT, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WKBS-TV (Channel 47; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Altoona fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 43
Total length: 186 meters (610ft)
Total costs: $40,000
Total average daily traffic: 209,970
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,832

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 11
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 9
  • 2000-2009: 4
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Altoona, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Altoona)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Altoona, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 189 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Altoona)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Altoona)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED170$88,812257$80,681524$93,025207$23,7874$300,00098$72,8163$57,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$80,25011$72,72742$92,54813$35,4621$75,0004$67,7500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$85,16741$60,195258$89,818128$24,1412$295,00039$61,1033$61,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$97,30824$76,000161$80,54719$31,2630$010$46,0001$61,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$58,7506$101,00020$94,4501$71,0000$01$64,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 17 tracts in Altoona, PA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED57$81,52620$116,6501$29,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$97,12510$100,2000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$89,3080$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$49,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$32,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 126
  • Hazardous Condition: 405
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Altoona


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Altoona, PA

Most common first names in Altoona, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary84479.3 years
John68372.7 years
William59773.4 years
Robert49668.2 years
James40171.4 years
Margaret39979.4 years
Helen39678.4 years
Charles39572.5 years
Joseph36272.7 years
George32674.6 years
Most common last names in Altoona, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller23274.4 years
Smith20575.2 years
Johnson9571.4 years
Williams8475.8 years
Myers8171.9 years
Snyder7775.1 years
Brown7074.8 years
Davis6674.5 years
Jones6574.0 years
Thompson6572.2 years
Businesses in Altoona, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture3
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters2Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1Macy's1
AutoZone1Marriott1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's5
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse1
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Burger King2Motherhood Maternity3
CVS1New Balance1
Casual Male XL1Nike4
Charlotte Russe1Old Navy1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Olive Garden1
Cold Stone Creamery1Outback1
Comfort Suites1Outback Steakhouse1
Cracker Barrel1Pac Sun1
Curves1Panera Bread1
Dairy Queen3Papa John's Pizza2
Deb1Payless2
Decora Cabinetry3Penske1
Dennys1Pier 1 Imports1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut2
DressBarn1Quality1
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack2
Econo Lodge1Ramada1
Eddie Bauer1Red Lobster1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid2
FedEx6Rue211
Finish Line1SAS Shoes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sam's Club1
GNC3Sears2
GameStop3Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill2Staples1
Gymboree1Subway5
H&R Block3Super 81
Haworth1T-Mobile1
Hobby Lobby1T.G.I. Driday's1
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Hollister Co.1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Target1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1True Value2
Jones New York2U-Haul4
Journeys1UPS8
KFC2Value City Furniture1
Kincaid1Vans1
Kmart1Verizon Wireless3
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Lane Bryant1Wendy's2
Browse common businesses in Altoona, PA

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  • Julian Franciscus Vaughn (2)
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  • Jim Rokosky (2)
  • Matthew J. Huff (2)
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