East Alton, IL

6,171 Population
5.3 square miles 1,158 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
1,158
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
47.6%
was 40.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.3%
was 2.3%
 
Percent Under 18
19.1%
was 17.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.6%
was 16.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
16.2%
was 18.0%
 
Median Household Income
$44,722
was $38,235
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.3
45.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
274.4
was 210.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,502
was 3,818.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,112
was 3,159
 
Median Rent
$865
was $860
 
Total Building Permits
47
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,686
was 2,834
 
Homeownership Rate
59.8%
was 61.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
47
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
584.0
was 592.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
28.3%
was 23.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
14.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
7.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
84.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.7%
was 84.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.0%
was 11.8%
 

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