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Altoona, Washington
Country  United States of America
State  Washington
County Wahkiakum
Area
 • Total 5.091 sq mi (13.186 km2)
 • Land 5.091 sq mi (13.186 km2)
 • Water 0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2)  0.00%
Elevation
495 ft (151 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 39
  Population as of 2010 U.S. Census
Time zone UTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP code
98643
Area code(s) 360
FIPS code 53-01745
GNIS feature ID 2584943

Altoona is a census-designated place (CDP) in Wahkiakum County, Washington, northwest of the town of Cathlamet. The population was 39 as of the 2010 census. The CDP includes the communities of Carlson Landing and Dahlia. The Altoona community is part of the Naselle-Grays River Valley School District, a K-12 school district of about 300 students.

Geography

Altoona is located at 46°16′12″N 123°36′54″W / 46.27000°N 123.61500°W / 46.27000; -123.61500 (46.269933, -123.61493).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.09 square miles (13.19 km²), all of which is land, while none of it is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 39
2010 U.S. Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 39 people, 20 households, and 17 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7.66 people per square mile (2.96/km²). There were 34 housing units at an average density of 6.68/sq mi (2.58/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 79.5% White, 0.0% African American, 7.7% Native American, 0.0% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.0% from other races, and 12.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.1% of the population.

There were 20 households out of which 5.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 85.0% were married couples living together, 0.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.0% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 0.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.12.

In the CDP, the age distribution of the population shows 2.6% under the age of 18, 0.0% from 18 to 24, 7.7% from 25 to 44, 48.7% from 45 to 64, and 41.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 62.6 years. For every 100 females there were 116.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 123.5 males.

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