The City of Alton had a population of 891 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Alton is located at latitude 36.6908 and longitude -91.3917 in Oregon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Oregon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 781 feet.
The City of Alton (GNIS ID: 2393937) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||858|
|Population in Familes||676|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||33|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||419 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||215 (51.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||145 (34.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||59 (14.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$49,312|
|Average Home Value||$74,302|
|Median Household Income||$20,836|
|Average Household Income||$29,479|
|Per Capita Income||$12,749|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.55%|
|Per Capita Income||0.98%|
The table below compares Alton to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 387||63rd|
|Population Density1||# 674||35th|
|Diversity Index2||# 376||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 1026||1st|
|Per Capita Income||# 1020||1st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.