Altoona Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Altoona, IA

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Truck Driver-CDL

    Nussbaum - Altoona, IA

    Earn $0.44+/mi, $55k+/yr (OTR, Home Weekly) - 1 yr exp required What kind of trucking job does Nussbaum offer? Over-the-road, irregular route truck driver. Our freight system aims...

    from Nussbaum - 4 days ago
  • Solo & Team Class A CDL Truck Drivers Needed for Dedicated Run - 866-797-8355

    Hogan - Altoona, IA

    Class A CDL truck drivers, our Dedicated routes will keep you driving and give you quality home time! We have a run in your area. Know where your next mile is coming...

    from Hogan - 2 days ago
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Altoona, Iowa

Altoona is a city in Polk County, Iowa, United States and a part of the Des Moines metropolitan area. The population was 10,345 at the 2000 census; a special census taken in August 2005 counted 13,301 residents. Altoona is home of Adventureland, an amusement park, and Prairie Meadows, a horse racing track and casino.

Altoona Careers

Among the most common occupations in Altoona are Sales and office occupations, 34%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 33%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 13%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Altoona, Iowa work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Altoona Industries

The leading industries in Altoona, Iowa are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing, 16%; and Retail trade, 12%. 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, Iowa is $32,118, and the median income of households in Altoona was $50,162.

Average Salaries in Altoona, IA

Altoona, IA


According to our Altoona Trends data, the number of Altoona, Iowa jobs has increased by 127% since August 2013.
Altoona job trends

Altoona Employment Statistics

Population of Altoona
Total population 10,345
Male 47.76%
Female 52.24%
Median age 32.2
Altoona Housing
Owner-occupied homes 70.9%
Median cost of a home $115,600
Median mortgage payment $731
Renter-occupied homes 29.1%
Vacant housing 2.8%
Median monthly rent $559
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $36,030
Median for all female full-time $28,205
Household Income
Less than $10,000 4%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 28%
$75,000 to $99,999 15%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 12%
Bachelor's degree 19%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 61%
Separated 1%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 10%
White 97%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 0%
Other 2%
Altoona Commute
Carpool 10.7%
Public transportation 1.2%
Average travel time 20 minutes