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Altamont is a township in Deuel County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Altamont. For links to other places called Altamont, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Altamont is 44.848N. The longitude is -96.702W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,873 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 87.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Altamont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Deuel County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57237 ZIP code.
56% of Altamont residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Altamont ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Altamont was $15,806, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Altamont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Deuel County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Altamont political report.
The average commute time for Altamont workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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