East Alton is a city located in Madison County Illinois. East Alton has a 2020 population of 5,682. East Alton is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -1.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,786 in 2010.
The average household income in East Alton is $55,863 with a poverty rate of 16.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $715 per month, and the median house value is $79,700. The median age in East Alton is 39.3 years, 35.4 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Altonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.85%.
98.51% of East Alton residents speak only English, while 1.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in East Alton is Black, with 90.79% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in East Alton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.36%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in East Alton
99.30% of East Alton residents were born in the United States, with 74.47% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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