Altoona is a city in Polk County, Iowa. It is a part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,583.
Adventureland, an amusement park is located in Altoona. The city also has a horse racing track and a casino.
The city population predominantly comprises White Americans.
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