West Alton, Missouri Population 2022

518
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West Alton is a city located in St. Charles County Missouri. West Alton has a 2020 population of 518. West Alton is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -0.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 523 in 2010.

The average household income in West Alton is $70,533 with a poverty rate of 5.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $505 per month, and the median house value is $104,700. The median age in West Alton is 43.3 years, 43.3 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

West Alton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.68%
  • Two or more races: 2.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Alton, Missouri is 518 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 518.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 523.

West Alton, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37997.68%
Two or More Races92.32%
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West Alton Population by Race

West Alton Population Pyramid $2022

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West Alton Median Age

43.3


Total

43.3


Male

43.5


Female

West Alton Adults

There are 339 adults, (66 of whom are seniors) in West Alton.

West Alton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Child Dependency Ratio

West Alton Sex Ratio

Female

182

46.91%

Male

206

53.09%

West Alton Population by Age

West Alton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Alton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female55.9%44.1%
Non Family80%20%
All80.3%19.7%
Married90.8%9.2%
Male100%0%

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Alton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1782.1880.3
Non Family701.2380
Married652.9890.8
Female342.2455.9
Male93.56100

2.74

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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West Alton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade237.23%
9th to 12th Grade278.49%
High School Graduate12438.99%
Some College8125.47%
Associates Degree195.97%
Bachelors Degree3511.01%
Graduate Degree92.83%
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West Alton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Alton Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 14.24%.

West Alton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,679$36,667$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$22,813$21,250$32,679
High School Graduate$35,417$39,167$28,393
Some College$35,417$53,393$31,250
Bachelors Degree$49,375$64,583$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,679

Average Earnings

$36,667

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

West Alton Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Alton Language by Age

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West Alton Language

99.19% of West Alton residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

West Alton Language

West Alton Poverty by Race

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5.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.80%

Male Poverty Rate

4.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Alton

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Alton is White, with 6.07% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.24%.

West Alton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College12.00%
High School3.23%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

West Alton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed66.67%
Male Employed3.08%
Female Employed0.00%

West Alton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Alton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,563$70,533
Families$76,250$85,408
Married Families$102,083-
Non Families$33,750$45,754
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Income by Household Type

West Alton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

West Alton Married by Age and Sex

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West Alton Marriage

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

West Alton Marital Status by Race

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West Alton Marital Status

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33

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

West Alton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+12
18 to 347
65 to 746
35 to 546
55 to 642

West Alton Veterans by Age

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West Alton Veterans by Race

West Alton Veterans by Education

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9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Alton Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

West Alton Employment by Age

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West Alton Employment by Race

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West 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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68.30%

Born in West Alton

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of West Alton residents were born in the United States, with 68.30% 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.

West Alton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022518-3-0.58%
2021521-3-0.57%
2020524-3-0.57%
2019527-3-0.57%
20185300.00%
2017530-1-0.19%
201653120.38%
20155290.00%
201452920.38%
201352740.76%
201252310.19%
2011522-1-0.19%
20105230.00%

West Alton Population by Year