Alton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Alton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):
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|Children Under 5 Years Old|
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|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||7 miles NW of McAllen, Texas (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||119 miles SW of Corpus Christi, Texas|
|Metro Area||McAllen - Edinburg - Mission|
|Standard Zip Codes||78539, 78572|
|Phone Area Codes||956|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||48 to 69 F|
|Apr Temp||64 to 85 F|
|Jul Temp||75 to 96 F|
|Oct Temp||65 to 86 F|
|Annual Precip||22.6 inches|
|Station||MCALLEN MILLER INTL AP|
|Jan Temp||50 to 70 F|
|Apr Temp||66 to 86 F|
|Jul Temp||76 to 96 F|
|Oct Temp||66 to 86 F|
|Annual Precip||22.9 inches|
|Jan Temp||48 to 69 F|
|Apr Temp||64 to 84 F|
|Jul Temp||74 to 95 F|
|Oct Temp||64 to 85 F|
|Annual Precip||28.1 inches|
|Average Family Size||4.29|
|American Indian & Alaskan||14||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||4,292||97.9%|
|Est. 2005 Population||7,057|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||95.3%|
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|1. Milan, New Mexico||86.5||23.2%||10.3%||5.5%||22||$26,776||8.6%||49%||1,891||28.2%||58.2||1.2%||10.6|
|2. Creola, Alabama||84.7||16%||9.2%||7%||27||$38,942||7.4%||13.6%||2,002||16%||43||1.8%||8|
|3. El Mirage, Arizona||83.1||13.2%||6.6%||5.7%||31||$33,468||12.3%||33.7%||7,609||15.9%||126.2||13.8%||21.4|
|4. Eloy, Arizona||83||15.9%||6.4%||4.4%||25||$28,494||8.9%||47.3%||10,375||31.9%||87.8||0.8%||12.2|
|5. Bayou La Batre, Alabama||80.1||17.9%||11.2%||7.4%||23||$27,580||7.4%||47.6%||2,313||28.2%||202.8||0.6%||12.1|
|6. Greenfield, California||79.2||8.4%||5%||3.7%||32||$35,520||10.5%||60.4%||12,583||21.6%||40.6||1.2%||6|
|7. King City, California||74.1||13.6%||6.2%||8%||27||$33,750||9.8%||57.9%||11,094||20.8%||49.8||0.5%||3.3|
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