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People

Total Population 893
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 443
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.6%
Median Earnings25+ $32,391
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,188

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,750
% Above Poverty Level 89.3%
% Below Poverty Level 10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.8%
Median Gross Rent $789
Median House Value $99,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.5%
US/American 0.4%
English 16.1%
Irish 11.4%

Alton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 121 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 218 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Penobscot
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04468
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.031
Longitude -68.729

Alton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ORONO
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Station BANGOR INTL AP
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station CORINNA
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Alton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Indian Island (04468)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bradley 1,420 $59,875
Greenbush 1,441 $49,438
Hudson 1,484 $61,295
Milford 2,256 $51,645
Old Town 7,756 $53,782
Orono 9,514 $82,500
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