Alton, Missouri Population 2022

675
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Alton is a city located in Oregon County Missouri. Alton has a 2020 population of 675. It is also the county seat of Oregon County. Alton is currently declining at a rate of -2.32% annually and its population has decreased by -4.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 707 in 2010.

The average household income in Alton is $29,177 with a poverty rate of 21.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $465 per month, and the median house value is $97,600. The median age in Alton is 50.1 years, 37.5 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.

Alton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Altonwas:

  • White: 94.04%
  • Two or more races: 2.51%
  • Black or African American: 1.57%
  • Asian: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Alton, Missouri is 675 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 707.

Alton, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60094.04%
Black or African American101.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.31%
Asian101.57%
Two or More Races162.51%
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Alton Population by Race

Alton Population Pyramid 2022

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Alton Median Age

47.3


Total

35.4


Male

53.3


Female

Alton Adults

There are 519 adults, (170 of whom are seniors) in Alton.

Alton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alton Sex Ratio

Female

328

51.41%

Male

310

48.59%

Alton Population by Age

Alton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married79.2%20.8%
All63%37%
Female55.6%44.4%
Non Family53.3%46.7%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3111.8863
Married1063.2279.2
Male51.8100
Female182.7855.6
Non Family1821.0253.3

3.08

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 Grade7615.54%
9th to 12th Grade459.20%
High School Graduate13627.81%
Some College9218.81%
Associates Degree316.34%
Bachelors Degree5511.25%
Graduate Degree5411.04%
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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
White462353109
Black99
2+ Races166
Native American2

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 23.59%.

Alton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,457$35,240$31,818
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$28,036$30,893$24,375
Some College$30,000$35,529$19,531
Bachelors Degree$42,625$$41,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,457

Average Earnings

$35,240

Average Male

$31,818

Average Female

Alton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alton Language by Age

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Alton Language

98.36% of Alton residents speak only English, while 1.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Alton Language

Alton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native22100.00%
Multiple16637.50%
White55812021.51%
OtherNaN%

21.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.72%

Male Poverty Rate

23.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alton is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.25%.

Alton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.17%
High School13.79%
Some College11.48%
Bachelors or Greater10.31%

Alton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.77%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.25%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Alton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,688$34,173
Families$37,446$47,953
Married Families$41,667-
Non Families$18,917$24,405
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Income by Household Type

Alton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

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 55-64, 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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27

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam10
Korea4
World War II7

Alton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 6413
65 to 743
75+11

Alton Veterans by Age

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Alton Veterans by Race

Alton Veterans by Education

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25.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alton Veterans by Education

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48%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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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66.61%

Born in Alton

98.43%

Native Born

1.57%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.43% of Alton residents were born in the United States, with 66.61% having been born in Missouri. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Alton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20108710.00%
2011855-16-1.84%
2012839-16-1.87%
2013823-16-1.91%
2014807-16-1.94%
2015791-16-1.98%
2016775-16-2.02%
2017759-16-2.06%
2018743-16-2.11%
2019727-16-2.15%
2020707-20-2.75%
2021691-16-2.26%
2022675-16-2.32%

Alton Population by Year