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See what Altoona, IA has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Altoona

I like how many other kids there are in my neighborhood and how friendly my neighbors are. We always talk to each other. It also has many parks, which is great and a school within walking distance, as well as a grocery store and library within walking distance, a fitness facility within biking distance, and bike trails to walk/ride on.

I live in an older neighborhood, 1/2 a mile from an elementary school. Our houses are far apart, more country living then being in an neighborhood, but not actually far outside the busy in town areas

It's small and very friendly. Everyone you meet is very nice. There is also a theme park and a casino here that bring a lot of people during the spring and summer.

Who Lives Here

Altoona Demographics

Education

High School

35%

Associate's

34%

Bachelor's

24%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

42%

3 people

22%

4 people

18%

5 people

12%

6+ people

6%

Household Income

0-50k

30%

50-100k

35%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

10%

200k+

6%

Age

0-10

16%

10-20

15%

20-45

33%

45-65

22%

65+

14%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Altoona?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
-$771-$1393$1643
-$771-$1368$1605
-$771-$1361$1593
-$771-$1240$1438
-$771-$1286$1598
-$771-$1274$1561
-$757-$1295$1566
-$757-$1305$1544
-$757-$1288$1531
-$757-$1211$1526
-$757-$1211$1526
-$757-$1211$1526
-$757-$1211$1526

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Altoona

Altoona Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

25%

15-30 Mins

49%

30-40 Mins

18%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3434

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 7 of 13 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 8 of 13 renters

Percentage: 4545

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 8 of 13 renters

Top Scores: Restaurant, Coffee, Parks

Things To Do In Altoona

Top Score

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Altoona serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 53% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 26% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Altoona.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 12% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. Significantly more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Altoona.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 24% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% more parks than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Altoona could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 38% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 19% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 82% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 41% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 70% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 25% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 52% fewer shops than average
  3. 62% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Altoona is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 75% fewer gyms than average
  3. 17% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 37% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 43% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Altoona Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 13 of 13 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 12 of 13 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 12 of 13 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 12 of 13 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 10 of 13 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 10 of 13 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 10 of 13 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 10 of 13 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 9 of 13 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 9 of 13 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 8 of 13 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 8 of 13 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 7 of 13 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 7 of 13 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 7 of 13 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 8 of 13 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 9 of 13 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 10 of 13 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 11 of 13 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 11 of 13 renters

Altoona Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Altoona

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