Alorton, Illinois

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Alorton, Illinois

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High Points

Alorton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Alorton Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Alorton Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Alorton, Illinois

Comparing Alorton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 6 6
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
People Living Alone 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Alorton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 9 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Clair
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62207
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.589
Longitude -90.12

Alorton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.3 inches
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 66 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
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Alorton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,749 100%
Male 1,285 46.7%
Female 1,464 53.3%
Under 18 1,080 39.3%
18+ 1,669 60.7%
65+ 226 8.2%
Median Age 26.3
Average Family Size 3.43
White 43 1.6%
African-American 2,669 97.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 7 0.3%
Mixed Race 26 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 0.7%

Estimated Alorton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,620
Growth -129
Growth % -4.7%

Alorton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 97.5%
African 1.4%
Belizean 0.5%
US/American 0.3%
Jordanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alorton 2,749 $19,833
Cahokia 16,391 $35,582
Caseyville 4,310 $36,429
Centreville 5,951 $27,310
East St. Louis 31,542 $24,567
Sauget 249 $41,875
Washington Park 5,345 $23,266
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Alorton High Schools (2004)

A Special Education School
A Title I School.
Serves 153 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

Alorton Colleges

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Wellston, Missouri 90.4   22.8% 10.5% 5.4% 30 $22,625 8.1% 93.7% 2,460 39.1% 133.3 0.2% 10.2
2. Pahokee, Florida 87   18.9% 8.2% 6.4% 29 $26,265 9.5% 74.8% 5,985 32% 56.1 0.3% 14.4
3. Hardeeville, South Carolina 79.8   23% 10.9% 5% 32 $31,625 9.3% 54.2% 1,793 31.8% 267.7 0.1% 11.2
4. Midfield, Alabama 77.3   25.9% 13.1% 8.9% 25 $36,281 7.3% 60.7% 5,626 16% 57.6 0.1% 6.4
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