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Altona, New York
—  CDP  —
Altona, New York is located in New York Adirondack Park
Altona, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 44°53′24″N 73°39′10″W / 44.89°N 73.65278°W / 44.89; -73.65278
Country United States
State New York
County Clinton
 - Total 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 - Land 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,056
 - Density 628.6/sq mi (242.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 12910
Area code(s) 518
FIPS code 36-01572
GNIS feature ID 0942404

Altona is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 1,056 at the 2000 census.

Altona is located in the Town of Altona.



Altona is located at 44°53′24″N 73°39′9″W / 44.89°N 73.6525°W / 44.89; -73.6525 (44.890096, -73.65272)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²).None of the area is covered with water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,056 people, 140 households, and 89 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 628.6 per square mile (242.7/km²). There were 157 housing units at an average density of 93.5/sq mi (36.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 49.43% White, 35.42% Black or African American, 0.76% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 13.83% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23.58% of the population.

There were 140 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 7.0% under the age of 18, 13.3% from 18 to 24, 56.0% from 25 to 44, 16.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 532.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 611.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $44,688, and the median income for a family was $51,528. Males had a median income of $24,628 versus $23,864 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,535. About 6.8% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.8% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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