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Altona is a village in Knox County, in the Galesburg metro area.
The latitude of Altona is 41.114N. The longitude is -90.164W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 570.
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21% of Altona residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Altona ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Altona was $15,805, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Altona residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Altona, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $269. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $525.
Knox County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Altona political report.
The average commute time for Altona workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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