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Demographics

People

Total Population770
Male Share of the Population38.2%
Female Share of the Population61.8%
Senior Citizens33.1%
Employed Population 16+207
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married35.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.7%
Median Earnings25+$18,015
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$27,614
% Above Poverty Level58.7%
% Below Poverty Level41.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time11 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.2%
% Using Public Transportation7.2%

Housing

People Living Alone52.8%
Median Gross Rent$479
Median House Value$64,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
Irish16.6%
German16.4%
English11.7%
Danishn5.5%
Greek3.9%
Italian3.6%
Scottish3.1%
Swiss2.2%
Dutch1.7%
French Except Basque1.6%
Czech0.8%
Austrian0.5%
Norwegian0.3%
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Alton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Oregon County
Standard Zip Codes65606
Phone Area Codes417
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.69
Approximate Longitude-91.39

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)

StationALTON 6 SE
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 45 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 91 F
Oct Temp42 to 73 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
StationWEST PLAINS
Distance24.4 miles
Jan Temp20 to 43 F
Apr Temp41 to 69 F
Jul Temp65 to 90 F
Oct Temp43 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches
StationDONIPHAN
Distance32.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 44 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 91 F
Oct Temp42 to 73 F
Annual Precip49.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Birch Tree534$30,962
Brandsville95$26,667
Koshkonong226$23,542
Thayer2,322$41,343
Winona1,172$19,814

Alton Public Libraries

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

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Alton Public Schools

Alton Elementary
Route 2 Box 2181
ZIP: 65606
(417) 778-7217
Primary
Total Enrollment 348
Alton High
Route 2 Box 2180
ZIP: 65606
(417) 778-7215
High
Total Enrollment 317
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