Nationwide Claims to Fame

Alton is 46th out of 6,406 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Statewide Claims to Fame

Alton is 7th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Foreign born residents

Alton is 8th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Alton is 9th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - White

Alton is 10th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Income below poverty line

Alton is 12th in Texas out of 389 other cities in People per household

Alton is 12th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Residents younger than 5

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Alton Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 14,490 173rd 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.9 290th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,098.5 112th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Alton Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 10.8% 12th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 37.8% 8th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 5.9% 342nd 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Alton Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 44.7% 378th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 4.0% 382nd 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Alton Rank Texas US
Race - White 97.0% 9th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.2% 376th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 382nd 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.1% 378th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 40th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 0.8% 376th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 93.6% 23rd 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 6.1% 363rd 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Alton Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.0% 227th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 40.1% 7th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Alton Rank Texas US
Housing units 3,317 261st 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 12.0% 248th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 3,204 243rd 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 73.9% 127th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $52,300 372nd $126,400 $186,200
People per household 4.0 12th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Alton Rank Texas US
Income per capita $8,631 384th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $24,280 380th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 41.9% 10th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Alton Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 749 276th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $36,512 297th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $3,466 291st $13,061 $12,990

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