Altamont, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Altamont, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Altamont Census Designated Place had a population of 19,075 as of July 1, 2015. Altamont ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Altamont is located at latitude 42.1981 and longitude -121.7248 in Klamath County. The formal boundaries for the Altamont Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Klamath County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,134 feet.

The Altamont Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407733) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Altamont Census Designated Place is located within Klamath Falls Division of Klamath County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Altamont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Altamont, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 19,075
Population in Households 18,873
Population in Familes 14,952
Population in Group Qrtrs 202
Population Density1 2,354
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 7,749
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 5,125
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,960 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,789 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 816 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $169,143
Average Home Value $190,461


Median Household Income $40,497
Average Household Income $52,586
Per Capita Income $21,329
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.19%
Households -0.07% -0.12%
Families -0.32% -0.24%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.


Altamont, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altamont to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 32 92nd
Population Density1 # 103 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 93 76th
Median Household Income # 269 29th
Per Capita Income # 268 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.