Altamont, TN Population

Population: 1,136. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,166 (+2.6% change)
Males: 592 (52.1%), Females: 544 (47.9%)

Grundy County

Zip code: 37301

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $21,767
Median house value: $38,100

Races in Altamont:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (55.5%), German (4.8%), Irish (4.4%), English (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%), Dutch (1.2%).

Elevation: 1870 feet

Land area: 22.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Altamont

  • High school or higher: 45.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Altamont town

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +392 (+52.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Altamont:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Altamont:

Other public-use airports nearest to Altamont:

  • WARREN COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 19 miles; MC MINNVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: RNC)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 20 miles; SEWANEE, TN; Abbreviation: UOS)
  • MARION COUNTY-BROWN FIELD (about 29 miles; JASPER, TN; Abbreviation: APT)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altamont:

  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 41 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,914)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,821)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,204)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; Full-time enrollment: 16,617)
  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)
  • CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,022)
Public primary/middle school in Altamont:

  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: BOX 7 56 HW; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Altamont:

  • ALTAMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,233; Location: HWY 56, FLORENCE SCRUGGS MUN.BLDG.; 6,759 books; 42 audio materials; 88 video materials)

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