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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West Alton is 356. West Alton, Missouri is the 14,553rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of West Alton was in 1990, when its population was 1,085. In 1990, West Alton was the 9,428th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,553rd largest city in the US. West Alton is currently 67.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
West Alton has shrunk 38.6% since the year 2000. West Alton, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14482||Shoal Creek Drive||363||5.2%|
|14547||Holy Cross, Iowa||356||5.3%|
|14550||Pleasant Valley, Texas||356||-12.5%|
|14553||West Alton, Missouri||356||-38.6%|
|14556||Fenwick Island, Delaware||355||3.4%|
|14559||Ocean Breeze, Florida||355|
The total voting age population of West Alton, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 339. The voting age population is 53.7% male and 46.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.0% of the residents of West Alton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West Alton are 97.7% White and 2.3% Two or more races.
In West Alton, 5.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.0%. On a per-household basis, 2.8% of families are below the poverty line in West Alton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.2% of West Alton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.3% of West Alton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.8% have a bachelor's degree and 2.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West Alton residents aged 5 and older, 0.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West Alton is 2.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West Alton, 2.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West Alton is $41,563.
In West Alton, 80.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 19.7% of housing units in West Alton.
Of all the housing units in West Alton, 10.7% of them were build before 1940.
In West Alton, 4.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West Alton is $505.
In West Alton, 71.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.