Alton, TX
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Alton, Texas Info Snack

Population
17,683
Unemployment
13.7%
Poverty
29.9%
Median Home
$81,600
Median Income
$37,846
Median Rent
$790

Alton SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
3
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
7

Alton, TX Crime Report

298
Total Crimes
1,599.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-31.82%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Alton
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 298 1,599.4 2,691.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 103 552.8 446.5 387.8
Murder 2 10.7 6.6 6.5
Robbery 8 42.9 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 88 472.3 302.5 279.7
Property Crime 195 1,046.6 2,245.0 1,958.2
Burglary 34 182.5 370.7 314.2
Larceny 145 778.2 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 16 85.9 287.0 246.0

Alton, TX Cost Of Living

77
Alton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Alton Texas National Average
Overall 77 94 100
Services 79 98 100
Groceries 88 89 100
Health 72 95 100
Housing 50 83 100
Transportation 91 89 100
Utilities 103 101 100

Rankings for Alton in Texas

Map Of Alton, TX

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Population over time in Alton

Year Population % Change
2020 17,683 6.7%
2019 16,566 3.4%
2018 16,019 2.8%
2017 15,581 3.2%
2016 15,092 2.4%
2015 14,735 4.5%
2014 14,100 6.0%
2013 13,298 4.3%
2012 12,746 5.7%
2011 12,054 -

Race / Ethnicity in Alton

White
2.2% (385)
African American
0.0% (0)
American Indian
0.1% (18)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
97.7% (17,280)
Race Alton TX USA
White 2.2% 41.4% 60.1%
African American 0.0% 11.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.0% 4.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.0% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 97.7% 39.4% 18.2%

Gender in Alton

Female
50.9% (9,001)
Male
49.1% (8,681)
Gender Alton TX USA
Female 50.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Alton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
29.0% (5,128)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (2,298)
High School / GED
24.0% (4,243)
Some College
17.0% (3,006)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,060)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (1,591)
Master's Degree
2.0% (353)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Alton TX USA
< 9th Grade 29.0% 7.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Alton, Texas

Less than $10,000
12.3% (217,648)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.7% (189,377)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.1% (232,365)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (223,070)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (252,116)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (352,807)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.7% (118,893)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.5% (150,262)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.3% (22,849)
$200,000 or more
0.5% (8,907)
Income Alton TX USA
Less than $10,000 12.3% 6.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.7% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.1% 8.4% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 8.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 12.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.7% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.5% 15.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.3% 7.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 0.5% 7.8% 8.3%

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