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Altona is a township in Pipestone County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Altona. For links to other places called Altona, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Altona is 44.151N. The longitude is -96.384W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,683 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 192.
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37% of Altona residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $12,140, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% 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 $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.
Pipestone County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Altona political report.
The average commute time for Altona workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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