Alton, Missouri Population 2021

828
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Alton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alton was:

  • White: 95.22%
  • Black or African American: 2.55%
  • Two or more races: 2.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Alton, Missouri is 828based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 837.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 871.

Alton, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59895.22%
Black or African American162.55%
Two or More Races142.23%
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Alton Population By Race

Alton Population Pyramid 2021

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Alton Median Age

50.1


Total

37.5


Male

50.9


Female

Alton Adults

There are 487 adults, (180 of whom are seniors) in Alton.

Alton Age Dependency

104.6

Age Dependency Ratio

58.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Alton Sex Ratio

Mujer

335

53.34%

Masculino

293

46.66%

Alton Population by Age

Alton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Masculino100%0%
Married83.3%16.7%
All57.9%42.1%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Mujer12.5%87.5%

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3041.8857.9
Non Family1881.0347.9
Married963.2983.3
Mujer163.4412.5
Masculino41.75100

3.23

Average Family Size

1.88

Average Household Size

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Alton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7916.49%
9th to 12th Grade6513.57%
High School Graduate13828.81%
Some College7315.24%
Associates Degree398.14%
Bachelors Degree6112.73%
Graduate Degree245.01%
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Alton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White45032085
Black1515
2+ Races14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.89%.

Alton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$28,977$31,667$24,327
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,563$30,104$24,615
Some College$20,000$31,250$18,295
Bachelors Degree$39,286$$39,464
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,977

Average Earnings

$31,667

Average Male

$24,327

Average Female

Alton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alton Language by Age

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Alton Language

100.00% of Alton residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Alton Language

Alton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55914626.12%
Multiple14535.71%

26.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.35%

Male Poverty Rate

29.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alton is Multiple, with 35.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alton is White, with 26.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.92%.

Alton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.23%
High School17.24%
Bachelors or Greater16.90%
Some College15.32%

Alton Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed15.57%
Male Employed4.30%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Alton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$19,219$29,177
Families$39,167$45,366
Married Families$42,500-
Non Families$16,071$19,188
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Income by Household Type

Alton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Alton Married by Age and Sex

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Alton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Alton Marital Status by Race

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Alton Marital Status

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18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6
World War II5
Korea4
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Alton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+9
55 to 649
65 to 74
35 to 54
18 to 34

Alton Veterans by Age

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Alton Veterans by Race

Alton Veterans by Education

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27.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alton Veterans by Education

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44.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Alton Employment by Age

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Alton Employment by Race

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Alton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.79%

Born in Alton

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Alton residents were born in the United States, with 68.79% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Alton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021828-3-0.36%
2020831-3-0.36%
2019834-3-0.36%
20188370.00%
2017837-16-1.88%
2016853-10-1.16%
20158630.00%
2014863-8-0.92%
2013871-5-0.57%
2012876-7-0.79%
201188360.68%
20108770.00%

Alton Population by Year