West Alton, Missouri Population 2023

311

West Alton is a city located in St. Charles County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 311, it is the 581st largest city in Missouri and the 21787th largest city in the United States.West Alton is currently declining at a rate of -4.89% annually and its population has decreased by -13.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 359 in 2020. Spanning over 37 miles, West Alton has a population density of 11 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Alton is $70,533 with a poverty rate of 6.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Alton is 37.4 years, 38.6 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

West Alton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.23%
  • Two or more races: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of West Alton, Missouri is 311 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 359.

West Alton, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

West Alton Population by Race

West Alton Population Pyramid 2023

West Alton Median Age

37.4

Total

38.6

Male

36.6

Female

West Alton Adults

There are 368 adults, (63 of whom are seniors) in West Alton.

West Alton Age Dependency

47.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West Alton Sex Ratio

Female21247.01%
Male23952.99%

West Alton Population by Age

West Alton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.92

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Alton Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Alton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Alton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.12%.

West Alton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$34,896

Average Earnings

$40,938

Average Male

$32,500

Average Female

West Alton Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Alton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Alton Language

99.53% of West Alton residents speak only English, while 0.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

West Alton Language

West Alton Poverty by Race

rate

6.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.6%

Male Poverty Rate

5.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Alton

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Alton is White, with 6.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Alton is White, with 6.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.93%.

West Alton Poverty

West Alton Poverty Rate by Education

West Alton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Alton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Alton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

West Alton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Alton Marriage

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

West Alton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Alton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

31

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

West Alton Veterans by War

West Alton Veterans by Age

count

West Alton Veterans by Race

West Alton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Alton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

West Alton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Alton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Alton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.89%

Born in West Alton

125.63%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

125.63% of West Alton residents were born in the United States, with 81.89% having been born in Missouri. 0% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

West Alton Population by Year