Altoona is located close to the center of Iowa. Altoona is part of Polk County. Altoona has 9.35 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010, the total Altoona population is 14,541, which has grown 40.56% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 4.10% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. Altoona median household income is $62,687 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 24.97% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 21.52% and is higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Altoona median house value is $159,900 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 38.32% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 49.58% and is lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. 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 much better than the state average in quality. The Altoona area code is 515.
Altoona, IA Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data