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Demographics

People

Total Population1,325
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens13.4%
Employed Population 16+757
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married66.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27%
Median Earnings25+$35,313
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,429
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,313

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,250
% Above Poverty Level94%
% Below Poverty Level6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.7%
Median Gross Rent$545
Median House Value$122,000

Ancestry

German44.1%
Dutch30.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.3%
English10%
Irish5.4%
Luxemburger3.9%
Norwegian2.3%
French Except Basque2%
Swedish1.4%
Italian1.3%
Swiss1%
Czech0.5%
Ethiopian0.5%
African0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Scottish0.5%
Polish0.3%
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Alton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sioux County
Standard Zip Codes51003
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.98
Approximate Longitude-96

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)

StationSIOUX CENTER 2 SE
Distance8.3 miles
Jan Temp7 to 27 F
Apr Temp36 to 63 F
Jul Temp61 to 87 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip28.7 inches
StationSHELDON
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip29.4 inches
StationLE MARS
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp6 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp36 to 63 F
Annual Precip26.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Granville362$69,063
Hospers756$64,000
Maurice323$65,000
Orange City6,153$81,715
Oyens88$65,417
Sioux Center7,370$80,185

Alton Public Libraries

Alton Public Library
605 10TH ST
Alton, Iowa
(712) 756-4516

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Alton Public Schools

Moc-floyd Valley Middle School
1104 5th Ave
ZIP: 51003
(712) 756-4128
Middle
Total Enrollment 274
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