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Altamont, Utah - Basic Facts

The Town of Altamont had a population of 247 as of July 1, 2019. Altamont ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Altamont is located at latitude 40.3594 and longitude -110.2863 in Duchesne County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Altamont encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Duchesne County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,388 feet.

The Town of Altamont (GNIS ID: 2412355) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Altamont is located within Roosevelt Division of Duchesne County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Altamont: Altamount, Altemont.

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Altamont, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Altamont, UT Housing Affordability Index is 224
State of Utah Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Altamont, UT Wealth Index is 90
State of Utah Wealth Index is 97
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 247
Population in Households 247
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,315
Diversity Index1 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $89,906
Average Household Income $90,287
Per Capita Income $29,265
Wealth Index3 90

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 96 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $222,500
Housing Affordability Index2 224
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.97% 1.34%
Households 1.01% 1.09%
Families 1.68% 1.12%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   0.89%

Altamont, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Altamont to the other 327 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 282 14th
Population Density # 77 77th
Diversity Index # 223 32nd
Median Household Income # 42 87th
Per Capita Income # 73 78th

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