Alton, Texas Population 2022

19,370
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Alton is a city located in Texas. Alton has a 2020 population of 19,370. Alton is currently growing at a rate of 3.12% annually and its population has increased by 6.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,198 in 2010.

The average household income in Alton is $47,060 with a poverty rate of 29.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $790 per month, and the median house value is $81,600. The median age in Alton is 27.9 years, 26.8 years for males, and 28.6 years for females.

Alton Demographics

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

  • White: 81.79%
  • Two or more races: 16.46%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alton, Texas is 19,370 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,198.

Alton, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,46381.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native520.29%
Some Other Race2571.45%
Two or More Races2,91116.46%
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Alton Population by Race

Alton Population Pyramid 2022

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Alton Median Age

26.4


Total

24.3


Male

29.1


Female

Alton Adults

There are 11,197 adults, (1,538 of whom are seniors) in Alton.

Alton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alton Sex Ratio

Female

9,001

50.90%

Male

8,682

49.10%

Alton Population by Age

Alton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
Male71.9%28.1%
All63.9%36.1%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female45.6%54.4%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5663.8763.9
Married2,2424.5675.2
Male2883.8671.9
Female1,4293.9145.6
Non Family6071.2461.6

4.13

Average Family Size

3.87

Average Household Size

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Alton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,71029.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,15712.67%
High School Graduate2,17923.87%
Some College1,53916.86%
Associates Degree5435.95%
Bachelors Degree7938.69%
Graduate Degree2082.28%
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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
White19219297
Other Race1189036
2+ Races1,334867144
Hispanic8,9375,070904
Native American2411

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.52%.

Alton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,894$26,879$18,841
Less Than 9th Grade$14,864$16,603$11,753
High School Graduate$20,243$22,123$15,096
Some College$32,602$40,111$26,354
Bachelors Degree$30,039$43,750$26,199
Graduate Degree$46,908$$47,368

$22,894

Average Earnings

$26,879

Average Male

$18,841

Average Female

Alton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alton Language by Age

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Alton Language

9.26% of Alton residents speak only English, while 90.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 90.74% of the population.

Alton Language

Alton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native521936.54%
Hispanic17,2305,23630.39%
Multiple2,91185429.34%
White385205.19%
Other21NaN%

29.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.66%

Male Poverty Rate

31.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alton is Native, with 36.54% 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 8.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.72%.

Alton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.32%
High School31.99%
Some College9.99%
Bachelors or Greater10.79%

Alton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed15.96%
Male Unemployed23.72%
Female Employed19.12%
Female Unemployed66.72%

Alton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,846$47,914
Families$39,169$49,548
Married Families$46,923-
Non Families$14,078$23,955
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Income by Household Type

Alton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

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 35-44.

Alton Marital Status by Race

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Alton Marital Status

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137

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War44
First Gulf War103
Vietnam30
Korea
World War II

Alton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54103
55 to 64
65 to 7430
75+4

Alton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1371.47%
Hispanic1371.25%

Alton Veterans by Race

Alton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alton Veterans by Education

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

13.7%

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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60.27%

Born in Alton

68.24%

Native Born

31.76%

Foreign Born

23.66%

Non Citizen

8.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.24% of Alton residents were born in the United States, with 60.27% having been born in Texas. 23.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19802,7320.00%
19903,0693371.17%
20004,3841,3153.63%
201012,3417,95710.90%
201112,9275864.75%
201213,5135864.53%
201314,0995864.34%
201414,6855864.16%
201515,2715863.99%
201615,8575863.84%
201716,4435863.70%
201817,0295863.56%
201917,6155863.44%
202018,1985833.31%
202118,7845863.22%
202219,3705863.12%

Alton Population by Year