The Village of East Alton had a population of 6,039 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for East Alton is located at latitude 38.8841 and longitude -90.1079 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of East Alton (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 433 feet.
The Village of East Alton (GNIS ID: 2398769) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Alton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||6,039|
|Population in Familes||4,436|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,065 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,469 (47.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,185 (38.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||411 (13.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$74,674|
|Average Home Value||$78,997|
|Median Household Income||$37,213|
|Average Household Income||$48,736|
|Per Capita Income||$21,450|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.95%|
|Per Capita Income||0.46%|
The table below compares East Alton to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 305||78th|
|Population Density1||# 680||50th|
|Diversity Index2||# 633||54th|
|Median Household Income||# 1224||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1107||19th|
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