Altoona Tourism, Iowa

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Altoona is a city in Polk County, Iowa, United States and is a part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 14,541 at the 2010 census. Altoona is home of Adventureland, an amusement park, Prairie Meadows, a horse racing track and casino, and a Bass Pro Shops retail store, the first one in central Iowa.

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Altoona in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Altoona*

  • Pollution Statistics in Altoona

    Know the pollution level of Altoona before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 5.56 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.33 (Low)
  • Altoona: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Altoona for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Altoona.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.38 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.13 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.38 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 39.06 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.69 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.38 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26.56 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.19 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.88 (Moderate)
  • Living in Altoona - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Altoona is 198.52 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 64.26 (High)
    • Climate Index 61.88 (High)
    • Pollution Index 16.28 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26.11 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.49 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 78.8 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.47 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 117.93 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Altoona

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Altoona

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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