Altoona is located in Blair county and has a population of 49,523.
Police schools in Altoona charged students an average tuition of $11,942.00 if they were Pennsylvania residents, and $18,270.00 if they were non-residents, during the 2009 - 2010 school year.
Books and supplies for police schools in Altoona cost an average of $1,360.00. Students who live on campus while attending a police school in Altoona, can expect to pay an average of $8,820.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,582.00. Students have a choice of two police colleges in Altoona to attend. 53 students were reported to have graduated from police programs in Altoona in the 2008 - 2009 school year.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives||$69,670.00||50|
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers||$42,880.00||200|