Alton, Kansas

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Alton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 150 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Osborne
Standard Zip Codes 67623
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.47
Longitude -98.947

Alton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ALTON 6 ESE
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 93 F
Oct Temp 38 to 71 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 38 to 69 F
Annual Precip 24.2 inches
Station RUSSELL 1 E
Distance 41.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches
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Alton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 117 100%
Male 57 48.7%
Female 60 51.3%
Under 18 22 18.8%
18+ 95 81.2%
65+ 28 23.9%
Median Age 40.3
Average Family Size 2.65
White 115 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 1.7%

Estimated Alton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 109
Growth -8
Growth % -6.8%

Alton 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
German 47.8%
English 16.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
US/American 6%
Swiss 3%
Dutch 3%
Irish 3%
Italian 3%
Scottish 3%
Welsh 3%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Czech 1.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alton 117 $33,125
Gaylord 145 $35,000
Kirwin 229 $35,625
Natoma 367 $37,500
Osborne 1,607 $36,544
Portis 123 $28,333
Stockton 1,558 $38,603
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