Altamont is located close to the center of Tennessee. Altamont is part of Grundy County. Altamont has 20.16 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Altamont population is 1,070, which has shrunk 5.81% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 13.40% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Altamont median household income is $26,513 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 21.80% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 22.72% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Altamont median house value is $62,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 63.52% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 50.43% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Altamont is much better than the state average in quality. The Altamont area code is 931.