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People

Total Population 1,173
Male Share of the Population 39%
Female Share of the Population 61%
Senior Citizens 19.9%
Employed Population 16+ 359
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 37.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.6%
Median Earnings25+ $19,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,693

Wealth

Median Family Income $27,841
% Above Poverty Level 53.8%
% Below Poverty Level 46.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 10 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9%
% Using Public Transportation 10.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.8%
Median Gross Rent $544
Median House Value $60,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 13.9%

Alton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles NW of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Oregon
Standard Zip Codes 65606
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.694
Longitude -91.399

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 ALTON 6 SE
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station WEST PLAINS
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
Station DONIPHAN
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Birch Tree 639 $38,750
Brandsville 132 $31,375
Koshkonong 248 $24,861

Alton Public Libraries

Library
Oregon County Library District
COURT SQUARE
Alton, Missouri
(417) 778-6414

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Alton High Schools

ALTON HIGH
RTE 2 BOX 2180
417-778-7215
Serves 360 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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