Altamont, Utah


Passing through Altamont
Passing through Altamont

The site of Altamont was chosen for the construction of a new regional high school in the 1930's. The school was finished in 1935 and has been expanded since, the last time in 2012. The name comes from the combination of two local villages: Altonah and Mount Emmons. The village of Altamont became incorporated in 1953.

The population of Altamont is up 40% since 2000.

Fast Facts about Altamont, Utah

Altamont, Duchesne County, UT 84001
Latitude: 40.359722°N
Longitude: 110.286944°W
Founded: 1935
Incorporated: 1953
Elevation: 6,388'

Education:
High School or Higher: 88.4%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 13.5%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 3.6%
Cost of Living Index for Altamont: 82.8

2015 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $68,900
Median Home Value: $130,000
Median Resident Age: 31.7 Years
Major Industries:
Oil and Gas Production, Construction, Educational Services, Retail Services, Transportation and Warehousing, Utilities, Manufacturing, Government, Professional Services
Unemployed (March 2015): 3.0%
 

Population Demographics: 2010

Total Population
225
Males
104
Females
121
Population by Age
Under 18
71
18 & over
154
20-24
20
25-34
35
35-49
37
50-64
27
65 & over
29
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
3
Non Hispanic or Latino
222
Population by Race
White
216
African-American
0
Asian
0
Native American
5
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0
Other
1
Two or more
3
 
Map of the Duchesne County, Utah area
Duchesne County, Utah area map

Duchesne County Pages

Upper photo courtesy of David Jolley, CCA-by-SA 3.0 License