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Altona, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Altona had a population of 213 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Altona is located at latitude 41.3521 and longitude -85.1525 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Altona (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 899 feet.

The Town of Altona (GNIS ID: 2397426) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Altona is located within Township of Keyser, a minor civil division (MCD) of DeKalb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Altona population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Altona, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 213
Population in Households 213
Population in Familes 173
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 980
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $89,130
Average Home Value $126,351


Median Household Income $52,093
Average Household Income $61,640
Per Capita Income $23,649
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 0.83%
Households 1.37% 0.8%
Families 6.32% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Altona, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altona to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 594 13th
Population Density1 # 463 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 504 26th
Median Household Income # 254 63rd
Per Capita Income # 300 56th

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