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Altamont is a town in Duchesne County.
The community name combines Altonah (a nearby community) and Mt. Emmons (a nearby peak). The name was chosen in a 1936 contest sponsored by the local high school students
The latitude of Altamont is 40.359N. The longitude is -110.285W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,388 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 178.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Altamont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Duchesne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 84001 ZIP code.
1% of Altamont residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Altamont ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Altamont was $10,814, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Altamont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Altamont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $792.
Duchesne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Altamont political report.
The average commute time for Altamont workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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