Alton, IA

1,325 Population
1.8 square miles 717.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
717.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.8%
was 45.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.5%
was 3.6%
 
Percent Under 18
26.0%
was 23.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.4%
was 12.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
6.0%
was 7.2%
 
Median Household Income
$64,635
was $62,232
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
32.9
34.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
526
was 523
 
Median Rent
$545
was $529
 
Total Building Permits
6
was 4
 
Occupied Housing Units
497
was 503
 
Homeownership Rate
84.5%
was 83.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
6
was 4
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
276.7
was 283.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
27.4%
was 19.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
12.7
was 8.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
5.2
was 3.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.4%
was 99.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.1%
was 88.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.0%
was 26.1%
 

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