Altoona Polk County, Iowa

Altoona: City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

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About

Altoona is a city located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 14,541 and a population density of 598 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 19,503 inhabitants.

The city was created 145 years ago in 1875.

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Geography

Altoona is located at 41°38'39"N 93°27'53"W (41.6441600, -93.4646600).

Altoona map

Weather

Altoona forecast: Patchy frost before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. more

Altoona Quick Facts

Population : 19,503 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Polk County
Postal code : 50009
Phone Area Codes : 515
Area : 24.31 km2
Altitude : 955 feet / 291 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1876 (145 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 19:48:39 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 802 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 25.44% (2010-2020)
Weather : 58℉ Patchy Frost then Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Altoona increased by 25.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,541 - census
2011 15,010 3.12% estimation process
2012 15,734 4.6% estimation process
2013 16,039 1.9% estimation process
2014 16,579 3.26% estimation process
2015 17,555 5.56% estimation process
2016 18,076 2.88% estimation process
2017 18,665 3.16% estimation process
2018 18,783 0.63% estimation process
2019 19,221 2.28% estimation process
2020 19,503 1.45% estimation process

Altoona zip code is 50009. County name: Polk, County fips: 19153

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Local Places in Altoona

1 Altoona City Hall
Rating: 2 (4)

Address: 900 Venbury Dr Suite A, Altoona, IA 50009 ➦ Show Map

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Altoona City Hall

People born in Altoona (5)

People born in Altoona, including aerospace engineer John Houbolt, football quarterback Kyle Orton, film director Ernest Traxler, you can see a list of people who born in Altoona.

  • Clyde Crabtree (American football player, teacher, coach (1905-1994)) he was born in 03/11/1905
  • Jamie Solinger (American model) she was born in 01/01/1975

Schools in Altoona

College & universities near Altoona, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153375 Grand View University Des Moines (IA) 50316
153588 American College of Hairstyling-Des Moines Des Moines (IA) 50309
153214 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny (IA) 50023-3993
153542 UnityPoint Health-Des Moines School of Radiologic Technology Des Moines (IA) 50309-1453
153977 Mercy College of Health Sciences Des Moines (IA) 50309-1239

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Altoona, IA

Code Name Address Type
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL
CRN Creston Pine and Adams Avenue RAIL
OTM Ottumwa station 210 West Main Street RAIL

Post offices near Altoona

Post Office Name City ZIP
Altoona Post Office Altoona (IA) 50009
Pleasant Hill Post Office Des Moines (IA) 50317
Berwick Post Office Berwick (IA) 50032
Bonduran Post Office Bondurant (IA) 50035
Mitchellvill Post Office Mitchellville (IA) 50169

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Polk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County , IA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Des Moines 212,312 City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city
Ankeny 70,068 Suburb in Iowa
West Des Moines 69,057 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Urbandale 44,650 City in Polk and Dallas counties, Iowa, United States
Johnston 23,092 City in Iowa, United States
Clive 17,444 Human settlement in Iowa, United States of America
Grimes 15,831 City in Iowa, United States
Pleasant Hill 10,025 American city in Iowa
Bondurant 7,293 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States of America
Polk City 4,961 American city in Iowa
Windsor Heights 4,735 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Saylorville 3,301 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States of America
Mitchellville 2,273 City in Iowa, United States
Elkhart 952 American city in Iowa
Runnells 498 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States
Alleman 447 City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Altoona distances to largest Iowa cities