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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Altonwas:
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Alton
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.