Alton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
Comparing Alton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||38 miles NE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||119 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||51003|
|Phone Area Codes||712|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||SIOUX CENTER 2 SE|
|Jan Temp||7 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||28.7 inches|
|Jan Temp||3 to 23 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||35 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||29.4 inches|
|Jan Temp||6 to 26 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||26.5 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.14|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||12||1.1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,117|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||1.4%|
|French (except Basque)||1.1%|
According to the US Postal Service, Alton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Carnes (51003)
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