Altoona is located in north Alabama. Altoona is between the Etowah, Blount, Marshall county. Altoona has 4.32 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Altoona population is 764, which has shrunk 22.36% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.33% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Altoona median household income is $28,646 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.95% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 27.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Altoona median house value is $69,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.95% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 45.48% and is lower 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 Altoona is better than the state average in quality. The Altoona area code is 205.