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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Alton is 18,860. Alton, Texas is the 1,965th largest city in the US.
Alton is located entirely in Hidalgo County.
The current population of Alton (18,860) is it's peak population.
Alton has grown 125.0% since the 2000. Alton, Texas is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 92% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Alton has a population density of 2,098.5 people per square mile.
|1961||Fox Crossing, Wisconsin||18,925|
|1968||Martinsburg, West Virginia||18,835||26.9%|
The total voting age population of Alton, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,368. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.5% of the residents of Alton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Alton are 97.4% White, 1.7% Other, 0.5% Two or more races, 0.2% Black and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 96.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Alton, 32.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.6%. On a per-household basis, 32.1% of families are below the poverty line in Alton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.6% of Alton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 57.0% of Alton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.8% have a bachelor's degree and 2.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Alton residents aged 5 and older, 92.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 92.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Alton is 13.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Alton, 9.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Alton is $32,495.
In Alton, 69.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.2% of housing units in Alton.
Of all the housing units in Alton, 0.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Alton, 50.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Alton is $733.
In Alton, 60.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.