Altona, New York

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Population in 2010: 730.
Population change since 2000: -30.9%
Males: 637  (87.4%)
Females: 93  (12.6%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 12910.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $72,651 (it was $44,688 in 2000)
Altona:

$72,651
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $6,390 (it was $17,535 in 2000)

Altona CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $74,810 (it was $49,300 in 2000)
Altona:

$74,810
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $81,925; detached houses: $82,819; mobile homes: $62,555

Median gross rent in 2019: $771.

March 2019 cost of living index in Altona: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.2%
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  • Races in Altona, NY (2019)
    • 33245.9%White alone
    • 22030.4%Black alone
    • 14019.3%Hispanic
    • 141.9%Two or more races
    • 121.7%Asian alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Altona, New York as of June 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Altona is 79 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (11.3%), French (8.3%), Jamaican (4.3%), Italian (2.8%), German (1.3%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Land area: 1.68 square miles.

Population density: 435 people per square mile   (low).

Altona, New York map

52 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America, 0.8% North America).

This place:

7.1%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,415 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (144.9 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (219.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (279.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Mooers, NY (2.4 miles ),
West Chazy, NY (2.9 miles ),
Chazy, NY (3.1 miles ),
Beekmantown, NY (3.3 miles ),
Champlain, NY (3.5 miles ),
Dannemora, NY (3.5 miles ),
Ellenburg, NY (3.6 miles ),
Morrisonville, NY (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 44.89 N, Longitude: 73.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Distribution of median household income in Altona, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Altona, NY in 2019
Altona satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $61,400
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $38,100
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $46,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Altona, NY residents
Average permit cost in Altona, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
New York:

8.1%
Most common industries in Altona, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (17.8%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Chemicals (6.6%)
  • Leather & allied products (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Paper (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (23.5%)
  • Leather & allied products (14.7%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Paper (8.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (13.1%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Chemicals (11.9%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Altona, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.8%)
  • Religious workers (7.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Cashiers (9.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.3%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.8%)

Average climate in Altona, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Altona-area historical earthquake activity is above New York state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 26.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 28.1 miles away from Altona center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 173.3 miles away from Altona center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clinton County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Altona topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Altona:

  • CEDAR HEDGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ROUSES POINT, NY)
  • MEADOWBROOK HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PLATTSBURGH, NY)

Amtrak stations near Altona:

  • 16 miles: ROUSES POINT (PRATT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: PLATTSBURGH (BRIDGE ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altona:

  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 17 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,934)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 36 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 37 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 37 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 37 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Middlebury College (about 66 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)
  • SUNY College at Potsdam (about 67 miles; Potsdam, NY; FT enrollment: 4,307)

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

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

RAINBOW WEDDING AND BANQUET HALL (Address: 47 Woods Falls Rd , Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ALTONA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MPL Non-Compliance - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: COPPER, FREE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2006)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
FEINBERG PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
E&B ENTERPRISES (MORROWS) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.9%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
416 people in state prisons in 2010
733 people in state prisons in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Altona:

Marital status in Altona, NY
  • Never married: 61.1%
  • Now married: 24.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Altona:

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
New York average:

13.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Altona, NY (based on Clinton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,69531
Mainline Protestant3,03821
Evangelical Protestant2,41721
Other2,2667
None46,712-
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: 24
Clinton County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Clinton County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Clinton County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Clinton County:

25.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.6%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.2%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Altona:

28.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Altona:

16.5%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Altona:

6.5%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

22.4%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.7%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Altona:

83.3%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Altona, NY Residents

3.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
New York average:

4.90%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Essex County, NY  0.53% ($34,645 average AGI)
from Franklin County, NY  0.35% ($29,578)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.15% ($38,813)


3.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
New York average:

5.85%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,108 average AGI)
Clinton County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Essex County, NY  0.47% ($39,190 average AGI)
to Franklin County, NY  0.28% ($55,659)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.16% ($39,627)

Strongest AM radio stations in Altona:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)
  • WIRY (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HOMETOWN RADIO INC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WIRD (920 AM; 5 kW; LAKE PLACID, NY; Owner: RADIO LAKE PLACID INC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Altona:

  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WBTZ (99.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYUL (94.7 FM; CHATEAUGAY, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WXLU (88.3 FM; PERU, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCPV (101.3 FM; ESSEX, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNV (96.5 FM; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WKOL (105.1 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Altona:

  • WPTZ (Channel 5; NORTH POLE, NY; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCFE-TV (Channel 57; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKE PUBLIC TELEVISION COUNCIL)
  • W49BI (Channel 49; ELLENBURG, NY; Owner: PLATTSBURGH PARTNERS)
  • WWBI-LP (Channel 27; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: SMC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • Altona, New York
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count12900
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19019
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2893
  • Fatalities13861
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30620
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3635
See more detailed statistics of Altona fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 26.6mTotal length
  • $9,489,000Total costs
  • 18,364Total average daily traffic
  • 1,684Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,541Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Altona, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Altona, NY

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Altona Correctional Facility (Lat: 44.892250 Lon: -73.658750), Call Sign: KNGQ602,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.475 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2013, Expiration Date: 06/15/2023, Registrant: New York State Department Of Corrections And Community Supervision, 1134 New Scotland Road, Albany, NY 12208, Phone: (518) 489-9072, Email:
  • Altona Correctional Facility (Lat: 44.892250 Lon: -73.658750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3.5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNGE736,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.400 MHz, 453.550 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/30/2023, Registrant: New York State Department Of Corrections And Community Supervision, 1134 New Scotland Road, Albany, NY 12208, Phone: (518) 489-9072, Fax: (518) 489-9072, Email:
  • Lat: 44.889194 Lon: -73.624583, Call Sign: WQDK736,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.075 MHz, 462.400 MHz, Grant Date: 09/20/2005, Expiration Date: 09/20/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2015, Certifier: Dean H Lashway, Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants, Inc., Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:
  • Lat: 44.765750 Lon: -73.621000, Call Sign: WQGX327,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.187 MHz, 452.187 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2017, Expiration Date: 05/14/2027, Certifier: Hunter Montour, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Rfd 1 Rand Hill Rd (Lat: 44.783361 Lon: -73.649583), Call Sign: KEY2,
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.900 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2003, Expiration Date: 04/19/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2006, Certifier: Kris E Hutchison, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 266-2047, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA1BIM, Licensee ID: L00210824, Grant Date: 11/25/1996, Expiration Date: 11/25/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2000, Registrant: Samuel G Shoff, 2514 Rand Hill Rd, Altona, NY 12910
  • Call Sign: KA2KRC, Grant Date: 04/28/1992, Expiration Date: 04/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2004, Registrant: Austin F Brunelle, Box 82 Rand Hill Rd, Altona, NY 12910
  • Call Sign: N2QXY, Grant Date: 05/19/1992, Expiration Date: 05/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2004, Registrant: Danny J Phillips, Altona, NY 12910

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Altona, NY
  • 48.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.9%Electricity
  • 21.9%Wood
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Altona, NY
  • 45.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 40.5%Other fuel
  • 13.5%Electricity


Altona compared to New York state average:

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

Altona on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #52 (12910) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 1,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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