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Demographics

People

Total Population5,285
Male Share of the Population53.1%
Female Share of the Population46.9%
Senior Citizens20%
Employed Population 16+2,611
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married63%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.4%
Median Earnings25+$39,918
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,528
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,940

Wealth

Median Family Income$95,074
% Above Poverty Level94.2%
% Below Poverty Level5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home10.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.1%
Median Gross Rent$798
Median House Value$279,000

Ancestry

English23.4%
Irish20.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.6%
Italian10%
French Except Basque9.3%
German8%
Polish5.5%
Swedish4.2%
Canadian4%
Scottish2.3%
Dutch1.2%
Portuguese0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Greek0.3%
Russian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Arab0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
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Alton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Belknap County
Standard Zip Codes3809
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.45
Approximate Longitude-71.21

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)

StationLAKEPORT 2
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 54 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches
StationDURHAM
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationEPPING
Distance29.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Barnstead4,631$76,741
Farmington6,827$68,693
Middleton1,740$73,958
New Durham2,667$95,179
Strafford4,064$106,042
Wolfeboro6,208$68,611

Alton Public Libraries

Gilman Library
100 MAIN STREET
Alton, New Hampshire
(603) 875-2550

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Alton Public Schools

Alton Central School (elem)
41 School St.
ZIP: 3809
(603) 875-7500
Primary
Total Enrollment 518
Prospect Mountain High School
242 Suncook Valley Rd.
ZIP: 3809
(603) 875-3800
High
Total Enrollment 530
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