Living in East Alton, IL

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

East Alton, Illinois Info Snack

Population
6,061
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
18.6%
Median Home
$81,100
Median Income
$44,830
Median Rent
$766

East Alton SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

East Alton, IL Crime Report

161
Total Crimes
2,685.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
8.43%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
East Alton
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 161 2,685.6 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 24 400.3 406.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 5.0
Robbery 10 166.8 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 6 100.1 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 137 2,285.2 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 23 383.7 271.7 340.5
Larceny 103 1,718.1 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 11 183.5 148.2 219.9

East Alton, IL Cost Of Living

85
East Alton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense East Alton Illinois National Average
Overall 85 98 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 105 97 100
Health 92 100 100
Housing 58 95 100
Transportation 95 112 100
Utilities 101 97 100

Rankings for East Alton in Illinois

Map Of East Alton, IL

Best Places Around East Alton

1

Maryville, IL
Population 7,953

2

Troy, IL
Population 10,336

3

Edwardsville, IL
Population 25,171

4

Bethalto, IL
Population 9,284

5

Glen Carbon, IL
Population 12,569

6

Godfrey, IL
Population 17,579

7

Pontoon Beach, IL
Population 5,793

8

Collinsville, IL
Population 24,626

9

Wood River, IL
Population 10,169

10

Jerseyville, IL
Population 8,161

Population over time in East Alton

Year Population % Change
2019 6,061 -0.6%
2018 6,099 -1.0%
2017 6,158 -0.2%
2016 6,171 -0.7%
2015 6,215 -0.3%
2014 6,231 -0.4%
2013 6,254 -0.9%
2012 6,309 -0.9%
2011 6,364 -0.8%
2010 6,415 -

Race / Ethnicity in East Alton

White
91.4% (5,541)
African American
4.4% (267)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.8% (108)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.9% (116)
Hispanic
0.5% (29)
Race East Alton IL USA
White 91.4% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 4.4% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.5% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in East Alton

Female
48.6% (2,946)
Male
51.4% (3,114)
Gender East Alton IL USA
Female 48.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 51.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in East Alton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (181)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (545)
High School / GED
37.0% (2,242)
Some College
21.0% (1,272)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (727)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (969)
Master's Degree
2.0% (121)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education East Alton IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For East Alton, Illinois

Less than $10,000
10.5% (63,799)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (36,079)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.3% (74,800)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (74,360)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (79,420)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (92,840)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.1% (85,360)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.3% (68,420)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.1% (31,019)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income East Alton IL USA
Less than $10,000 10.5% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.3% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.1% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.3% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.1% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 8.3% 7.7%

Articles About Illinois

Enjoy The Snack?