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Races in Altoona, Iowa (IA) Detailed Stats: Ancestries, Foreign born residents, place of birth

 

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2009 2000

Races in Altoona, IA (2009)

  • White alone - 12,368 (90.1%)
  • Black alone - 478 (3.5%)
  • Hispanic - 347 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 258 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 215 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 59 (0.4%)

Races in Altoona, IA (2000)

  • White alone - 9,848 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 171 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 106 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 94 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 48 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 42 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 29 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.07%)

2009 2000

Races in Iowa (2009)

  • White alone - 2,704,080 (89.9%)
  • Hispanic - 130,683 (4.3%)
  • Black alone - 74,327 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 45,754 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 42,212 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 8,290 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2,170 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 341 (0.01%)

Races in Iowa (2000)

  • White alone - 2,710,344 (92.6%)
  • Hispanic - 82,473 (2.8%)
  • Black alone - 60,744 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 36,345 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 25,472 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 7,955 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2,103 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 888 (0.03%)


English speakers - Total:

95.1% of residents of Altoona speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English less than very well).
2.6% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Born in the United States:

98.7% of residents of Altoona speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).


English speakers - Native, born elsewhere:

35.3% of residents of Altoona speak English at home.
64.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English less than very well).


English speakers - Foreign born:

22.6% of residents of Altoona speak English at home.
31.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% speak English very well, 58% speak English less than very well).
46.1% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English less than very well).


White - Speak only English
Native:

97.8% (10,975)
Foreign born:

45.5% (35)
White - Speak another language
Native:

2.2% (252)
Foreign born:

54.5% (42)

Asian - Speak only English
Native:

55.2% (16)
Foreign born:

19.8% (25)
Asian - Speak another language
Native:

44.8% (13)
Foreign born:

80.2% (101)

Other race - Speak another language
Native:

85.2% (98)
Foreign born:

100.0% (97)

Two or more races - Speak only English
Native:

100.0% (185)
Foreign born:

100.0% (10)

White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak only English
Native:

97.7% (10,902)
Foreign born:

45.5% (35)
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino - Speak another language
Native:

2.3% (252)
Foreign born:

54.5% (42)

Hispanic or Latino - Speak only English
Native:

51.7% (105)
Foreign born:

9.3% (10)
Hispanic or Latino - Speak another language
Native:

48.3% (98)
Foreign born:

90.7% (97)

188 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Iowa:  3.1%

Median age by place of birth - Altoona

Place of birth - Altoona
White / Caucasian

Place of birth - Altoona
Black or African American

Place of birth - Altoona
American Indian / Alaska Native

Place of birth - Altoona
Asian

Place of birth - Altoona
Other race

Place of birth - Altoona
Two or more races

Place of birth - Altoona
White alone, not Hispanic / Latino

Place of birth - Altoona
Hispanic or Latino

Year of entry for the foreign-born population - Altoona

Year of entry for the foreign-born male population - Altoona

Year of entry for the foreign-born female population - Altoona

Place of birth by age - Altoona

Marital status for White / Caucasian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 9.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

95.1% (174)
Unmarried:

4.9% (9)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

60.4% (1,804)
Unmarried:

39.6% (1,181)
Marital status for Black or African American population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 8.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 70.1%
Females:
  • Never married: 90.1%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (14)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

0.0% (0)
Unmarried:

100.0% (241)
Marital status for Asian population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 84.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (11)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (45)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Marital status for Other race population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 19.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 80.6%
Females:
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 20.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 53.9%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (9)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

13.6% (9)
Unmarried:

86.4% (57)
Marital status for Two or more races population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 45.5%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Females:
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 55.4%

Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

52.1% (25)
Unmarried:

47.9% (23)
Marital status for White alone, not Hispanic / Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 9.4%
Females:
  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

95.1% (174)
Unmarried:

4.9% (9)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

60.7% (1,795)
Unmarried:

39.3% (1,164)
Marital status for Hispanic or Latino population 15 years and over:
Males:
  • Never married: 11.0%
  • Now married: 29.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 59.3%
Females:
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 28.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 50.7%

Women who had a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

100.0% (9)
Unmarried:

0.0% (0)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months
Now married:

16.8% (18)
Unmarried:

83.2% (89)

Ancestries in Altoona

  • German - 3,024 (29.2%)
  • Irish - 1,376 (13.3%)
  • Other - 1,243 (12.0%)
  • English - 984 (9.5%)
  • United States - 743 (7.2%)
  • Dutch - 544 (5.3%)
  • Swedish - 427 (4.1%)
  • Norwegian - 383 (3.7%)
  • French - 252 (2.4%)
  • Italian - 224 (2.2%)
  • Scottish - 217 (2.1%)
  • Danish - 193 (1.9%)
  • Polish - 178 (1.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish - 133 (1.3%)
  • Welsh - 124 (1.2%)
  • Czech - 84 (0.8%)
  • Swiss - 49 (0.5%)
  • French Canadian - 16 (0.2%)
  • Subsaharan African - 15 (0.1%)
  • Greek - 13 (0.1%)

Geographical mobility - Same house 1 year ago (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 10,233 (83.4%)
  • Black or African American: 426 (91.4%)
  • American Indian / Alaska Native: 59 (100.0%)
  • Asian: 182 (84.7%)
  • Other race: 203 (95.8%)
  • Two or more races: 239 (89.2%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 10,145 (83.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 301 (92.6%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same county (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 1,453 (11.8%)
  • Black or African American: 40 (8.6%)
  • Asian: 33 (15.3%)
  • Two or more races: 29 (10.8%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 1,453 (11.9%)

Geographical mobility - Moved within same state (%)

  • White: 307 (2.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 15 (100.0%)
  • Other race: 9 (4.2%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 307 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino: 24 (7.4%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from different state (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 228 (1.9%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 228 (1.9%)

Geographical mobility - Moved from abroad (%)

  • White (Caucasian): 43 (0.4%)
  • White alone, not Hispanic / Latino: 43 (0.4%)
Children Nativity - Altoona, IA
Under 6 years 6 to 17 years

Living with two parents:

1,223 Native

Living with one parent:

223 Native

Living with two parents:

Both parents native
( • Native: 1,576 • Foreign born: 0 )

Both parents foreign born
( • Native: 27 • Foreign born: 21 )

One native & one foreign-born parent
( • Native: 38 • Foreign born: 0 )

Living with one parent:

Native parent
( • Native: 629 • Foreign born: 0 )

Foreign-born parent
( • Native: 31 • Foreign born: 31 )


Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Regions

  • Asia: 168
  • Europe: 35
  • Northern Europe: 23
  • Eastern Asia: 15
  • Western Europe: 12

Place of birth for the foreign-born population - Countries

  • England: 23
  • Korea: 15
  • Germany: 12

Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White / Caucasian:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

61.9% (39)
60 years and over:

38.1% (24)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

23.3% (10)
60 years and over:

76.7% (33)
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren - White alone, not Hispanic / Latino:
Grandparents responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years
30 to 59 years :

61.9% (39)
60 years and over:

38.1% (24)
Grandparents not responsible for own grandchildren under 18 years:
30 to 59 years:

23.3% (10)
60 years and over:

76.7% (33)

Zip codes: 50009, 50035, 50317, 50327.


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