Altamont, OR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Altamont, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Altamont Census Designated Place had a population of 19,073 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Altamont, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,073
Daytime Population: Workers 5,054
Daytime Population: Residents 10,751
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,805
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 18,879
Population in Familes 14,929
Population in Group Qrtrs 194
Population Density2 2,351
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $43,465
Average Household Income $55,777
Per Capita Income $22,467


Total Housing Units 8,525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,892 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,761 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 872 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $167,337
Average Home Value $192,226


Total Households 7,653
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 5,060
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.14% -0.01%
Households -0.23% -0.06%
Families -0.42% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

Altamont, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altamont to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 34 91st
Population Density # 104 73rd
Diversity Index # 95 75th
Median Household Income # 243 36th
Per Capita Income # 274 28th

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