WE ARE IOWA'S RISING STAR.

AltoonaNow is more than an anthem—more than sound and fury. It’s a call to action. We’re extending a hand, welcoming you to join a movement—a movement where businesses are breaking ground and families are setting down roots…where we’re building bright futures, playing with the best and living as a vibrant community. We are Altoona. We are happening now.

Altoona is the place to build your business. NOW!
Altoona is where Iowa plays. NOW!
Altoona is a home for growth. NOW!

We're the place to build your business. Now.

Altoona enjoys a high quality of life and rich business opportunities. With a strong infrastructure, unbeatable location, and leaders who listen, businesses and families of all sizes are joining the movement. Our local workforce is highly skilled across industries, and major companies—Facebook and Walmart, among others—are utilizing their talents. Now is the time to build new frontiers.

ALTOONA IS WHERE IOWA PLAYS. Now.

We`re a place to play. Families enjoy our premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destinations-and there`s plenty of high-speed fun at our casino, racetrack, and amusement park. Residents and visitors love to stay active with our beautiful trails and well-maintained facilities. Play is also good for work, as Altoona draws potential clients and employees with our thrilling entertainment scene.

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WE'RE A HOME FOR GROWTH. Now.

Altoona is more than a hotbed for business and entertainment. It's a place to live, a place for families to thrive with a high quality of life...a place with big-city amenities and a small-town feel... a place with education that inspires and housing that feels like home.

OUR GROWTH IN 2021.

2021 was an incredible year for Altoona. The City maintained a population of roughly 20,000 residents, a 35% increase since 2010. Over $388 million in new building permits were issued, making 2021 a record year for Altoona. Plus, the City approved site plans for over 2.8 million square feet of new space development.

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City of Altoona, Iowa

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