Living in Alton, TX

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

Alton, Texas Info Snack

Population
16,976
Unemployment
13.0%
Poverty
32.0%
Median Home
$73,900
Median Income
$32,495
Median Rent
$733

Alton SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
3
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
7

Alton, TX Crime Report

274
Total Crimes
1,538.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-37.86%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Alton
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 274 1,538.9 2,809.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 57 320.1 418.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 7 39.3 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 46 258.4 263.0 250.2
Property Crime 217 1,218.8 2,390.7 2,109.9
Burglary 31 174.1 392.8 340.5
Larceny 174 977.3 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 12 67.4 267.2 219.9

Alton, TX Cost Of Living

74
Alton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Alton Texas National Average
Overall 74 91 100
Services 77 95 100
Groceries 85 90 100
Health 70 97 100
Housing 52 83 100
Transportation 90 94 100
Utilities 101 102 100

Rankings for Alton in Texas

Map Of Alton, TX

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Population over time in Alton

Year Population % Change
2019 16,976 2.5%
2018 16,566 3.4%
2017 16,019 2.8%
2016 15,581 3.2%
2015 15,092 2.4%
2014 14,735 4.5%
2013 14,100 6.0%
2012 13,298 4.3%
2011 12,746 5.7%
2010 12,054 -

Race / Ethnicity in Alton

White
3.1% (523)
African American
0.0% (0)
American Indian
0.1% (12)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
96.8% (16,441)
Race Alton TX USA
White 3.1% 42.0% 60.7%
African American 0.0% 11.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 4.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 96.8% 39.3% 18.0%

Gender in Alton

Female
53.5% (9,079)
Male
46.5% (7,897)
Gender Alton TX USA
Female 53.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Alton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
30.0% (5,092)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (2,206)
High School / GED
25.0% (4,244)
Some College
16.0% (2,716)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (848)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (1,358)
Master's Degree
2.0% (339)
Professional Degree
1.0% (169)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Alton TX USA
< 9th Grade 30.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Alton, Texas

Less than $10,000
12.4% (210,823)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.8% (199,807)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.8% (234,374)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (213,102)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.3% (192,589)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.2% (377,202)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (156,502)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.4% (91,546)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (12,155)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (9,496)
Income Alton TX USA
Less than $10,000 12.4% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.8% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.8% 8.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.3% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.2% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.4% 15.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 6.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 7.4% 7.7%

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