Altoona, Pennsylvania






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A Taste of Altoona, Pennsylvania

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT ALTOONA?

  1. Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is the principal city of the Altoona Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The population was 47,176 at the 2006 census estimate, making it the tenth most populous city in Pennsylvania.

  2. Altoona is unique in the United States as being the only city that imposes no property tax on buildings, taxing land values only.

  3. Sections
    Map of Altoona NeighborhoodsThe main sections of Altoona are the Downtown, Dutch Hill area, East end, the Pleasant Valley region, the Plank Road Shopping district, Juniata, Logantown, Fairview, Eldorado, The Fifth Ward, and the Industrial Park. Many of the older districts consist of a mix of rowhomes and individual homes, which were a common building style in railroad towns so-as to provide for worker and manager housing, respectively.

  4. The median income for a household in the city was $28,248, and the median income for a family was $36,758. Males had a median income of $28,851 versus $21,242 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,213. About 12.9% of families and 17.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.1% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

Radio Stations
WRXV 89.1 FM State College, PA Christian Contemporary
WBRX 94.7 FM Cresson, PA Adult Contemporary
WWOT 100.1 FM Altoona, PA Top-40
WLAK 103.5 FM Huntingdon, PA Hot AC
WFBG 1290 AM Altoona, PA News/Talk
WVAM 1430 AM Altoona, PA Sports

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Demographics of Altoona, Pennsylvania

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

96.01%

2.49%

0.10%

0.32%

0.74%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Altoona, Pennsylvania

     
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Businesses in Altoona, Pennsylvania


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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store -  Category: Comfort Food -   100 Charlotte Dr, Altoona, PA 16601 (814) 944-0691   - (visit website)

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CHURCHES



  1. Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church -  2121 5th Ave. Altoona, PA (814) 943-5741

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. African American Heritage and Arts Festival
    (July)  LOCATION: Penn State Altoona Campus, Altoona PA (Blair County PA.)   - (visit website)

    Annual African-American Heritage and Arts Festival concentrating on African-American history, culture, and geneology - with music, storytelling, dance, entertainment, children's area, and more.


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