Altona, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 3,160. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,966 (-6.1% change)
Males: 1,952 (61.8%), Females: 1,208 (38.2%)

Clinton County

Zip code: 12910

Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $37,500 (year 2000)
Median house value: $61,400 (year 2000)

Races in Altona:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.8%)
  • Black (12.0%)
  • Hispanic (8.1%)
  • Other race (4.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: French (15.5%), French Canadian (13.7%), United States (12.4%), English (6.8%), Irish (6.0%), German (3.5%).

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Altona

  • High school or higher: 58.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Altona town

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

5.1% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.2% North America, 0.7% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Altona:

  • CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYSICIANS HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY)
  • NORTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 40 miles; SAINT ALBANS, VT)
  • FLETCHER ALLEN HOSPITAL OF VERMONT (about 41 miles; BURLINGTON, VT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Altona:

  • CLINTON CO (about 18 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; ID: PLB)
  • BURLINGTON INTL (about 46 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; ID: BTV)
  • MASSENA INTL-RICHARDS FIELD (about 82 miles; MASSENA, NY; ID: MSS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Altona:

  • PLATTSBURGH INTL (about 21 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; ID: PBG)
  • ROUSES POINT (about 22 miles; ROUSES POINT, NY; ID: K21)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY STATE (about 40 miles; HIGHGATE, VT; ID: FSO)
Amtrak station near Altona:

  • 20 miles: PLATTSBURGH (BRIDGE ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altona:

  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 19 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 44 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 51 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; FT enrollment: 8,852)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; FT enrollment: 2,265)
  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT POTSDAM (about 92 miles; POTSDAM, NY; FT enrollment: 3,885)
  • CLARKSON UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; POTSDAM, NY; FT enrollment: 2,832)
Public primary/middle school in Altona:

  • ALTONA CORR FACIL (Students: 1; Location: 555 DEVILS DEN RD; Grades: UG – UG)