Altoona Jobs

  • CDL A Truck Driver/Owner Operators-Home Wkly & Great Contract Rate

    Dart Transit - Altoona, PA

    CALL ABOUT OUR GREAT CONTRACT RATE. Dart Transit has immediate opportunities for CDL A Owner Operator truck drivers for our Ohio Short Haul route. You will operate primarily...

    from Dart Transit - 10 hours ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Altoona, PA

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 19 hours ago
  • Class A CDL Company Truck Driver - Regional Lanes

    Knight Transportation - Altoona, PA

    Company Truck Drivers (Regional Dry Van) What’s your why? Choose the Right Path, Your Path You’re connected to other drivers by a common calling for the road. Beyond that, your...

    from Knight Transportation - 2 hours ago
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Altoona, Pennsylvania

Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is the principal city of the Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 49,523 at the 2000 census. Altoona-Blair County Airport is the commercial airport serving Altoona. The town is home to the Altoona Curve baseball team of the Double A Eastern League, which is the Double A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. It also houses the 75+ year-old Altoona Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Nicholas Palmer. Altoona is served by a career fire department of 65 personnel, the largest career department between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, PA.

Altoona Careers

Among the most common occupations in Altoona are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Altoona, Pennsylvania work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Altoona Industries

The leading industries in Altoona, Pennsylvania are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Retail trade, 14%; and Manufacturing, 11%. Simply Hired's Altoona job listings indicate that the following industries in Altoona are hiring the most workers:

Altoona Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Altoona, Pennsylvania is $25,046, and the median income of households in Altoona was $28,248.
 

Average Salaries in Altoona, PA

Altoona, PA

$25,000
 

According to our Altoona Trends data, the number of Altoona, Pennsylvania jobs has increased by 8% since July 2013.
Altoona job trends

Altoona Employment Statistics

Population of Altoona
Total population 49,523
Male 46.91%
Female 53.09%
Median age 37.4
  
Altoona Housing
Owner-occupied homes 65.9%
Median cost of a home $58,000
Median mortgage payment $413
Renter-occupied homes 34.1%
Vacant housing 7.5%
Median monthly rent $381
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,851
Median for all female full-time $21,242
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 50%
Some college, no degree 14%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 4%
  
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 48%
Separated 3%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 10%
  
Race
White 97%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
  
Altoona Commute
Carpool 12.8%
Public transportation 1.0%
Average travel time 18 minutes