U.S. Beacon August 12, 2022

Altoona, AL

Etowah County, Alabama

Latitude: 34.029259     Longitude: -86.320687
Population 970 (2005)
Elevation of Altoona, Alabama: 925 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0101660, place: Altoona town, Alabama)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 790 (100%)
In labor force: 352 (44.56%)
--Civilian labor force: 352 (44.56%)
----Employed: 330 (41.77%)
----Unemployed: 22 (2.78%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 6.3%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 438 (55.44%)
Females 16 years and over: 447 (56.58%)
In labor force: 151 (19.11%)
--Civilian labor force: 151 (19.11%)
----Employed: 142 (17.97%)
Own children under 6 years: 92 (11.65%)
All parents in family in labor force: 48 (6.08%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 325 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 252 (77.54%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 63 (19.38%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 0 (0%)
Walked: 5 (1.54%)
Other means: 5 (1.54%)
Worked at home: 0 (0%)
Mean travel time to work: 35 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 330 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 40 (12.12%)
Service occupations: 55 (16.67%)
Sales and office occupations: 68 (20.61%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 2 (0.61%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 74 (22.42%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 91 (27.58%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 9 (2.73%)
Construction: 46 (13.94%)
Manufacturing: 62 (18.79%)
Wholesale trade.: 15 (4.55%)
Retail trade: 59 (17.88%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 26 (7.88%)
Information: 2 (0.61%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 14 (4.24%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 11 (3.33%)
Educational, health and social services: 49 (14.85%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 24 (7.27%)
Other services (except public administration): 10 (3.03%)
Public administration: 3 (0.91%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 284 (86.06%)
Government workers: 24 (7.27%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 22 (6.67%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 388 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 102 (26.29%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 58 (14.95%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 61 (15.72%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 53 (13.66%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 50 (12.89%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 35 (9.02%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 17 (4.38%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 12 (3.09%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 0 (0%)
Median household income: $20,469

With earnings: 229 (59.02%)
--Mean earnings: $35,532
With Social Security income: 155 (39.95%)
--Mean Social Security income: $8,891
With Supplemental Security Income: 46 (11.86%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,447
With public assistance income: 16 (4.12%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,513
With retirement income: 74 (19.07%)
--Mean retirement income: $10,522

Families: 266 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 41 (15.41%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 36 (13.53%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 40 (15.04%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 43 (16.17%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 44 (16.54%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 33 (12.41%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 17 (6.39%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 12 (4.51%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 0 (0%)
Median family income: $28,750

Per capita income: $11,168

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $30,250
Female full-time, year-round workers: $22,344

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 58 (21.8%)
--With related children under 18 years: 46 (17.29%)
----With related children under 5 years: 17 (6.39%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 25 (9.4%)
--With related children under 18 years: 21 (7.89%)
----With related children under 5 years: 14 (5.26%)
Individuals: 260 (97.74%)
--18 years and over: 159 (59.77%)
----65 years and over: 24 (9.02%)
--Related children under 18 years: 96 (36.09%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 68 (25.56%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 71 (26.69%)

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