Altamont, Illinois

Population 2,137

Altamont is located in Effingham County, IL. The population is 2,137, making Altamont the 2nd largest city in Effingham County.

There are 2 public schools in Altamont with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Altamont is moderate , and there are 0 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Altamont is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Altamont property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Altamont include Mound Township, Moccasin Township and St. Elmo.

Altamont Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 19.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.2%

Crime Rate

59.23% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 44
  • Violent Crimes: 132
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 176
  • Property Crime: 922
  • Larceny Theft: 702

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Altamont
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

30 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 29


Low 3.9%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 7.9%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Altamont, IL and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Altamont's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.
1 Private School

Altamont Lutheran Interparish School

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  • Good news! No offenders found in Altamont, IL.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Rented
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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Altamont, IL issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Altamont, IL issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $534
  • 1 Bedroom: $537
  • 2 Bedrooms: $698
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,007
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,107

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Environmental Hazards

30 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1584/1702)
    Altamont, IL has 93.07% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Altamont, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.68 Average
    Altamont, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 26.27°
  • February 31.33°
  • March 44.25°
  • April 54.5°
  • May 63.78°
  • June 72.81°
  • July 74.83°
  • August 73.38°
  • September 66.62°
  • October 55.33°
  • November 44.02°
  • December 32.37°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Altamont, IL

Altamont, IL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Altamont, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Altamont, IL has a low risk of hail storms.
Altamont, IL has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Altamont, IL: $36,744


Unemployment in Altamont is 3.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 7.9% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 50.98%
White Collar - 49.02%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • John Shimkus

Neighborhood Info

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1 Retirement Home view all

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