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East Alton, Illinois - Basic Facts

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.

The Village of East Alton is located within Township of Wood River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

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.


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East Alton, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,039
Population in Households 6,039
Population in Familes 4,436
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,133
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,654
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,511
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,213
Average Household Income $48,736
Per Capita Income $21,450
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.68% -0.37%
Households -0.64% -0.35%
Families -0.91% -0.49%
Median Household Income   -1.95%
Per Capita Income   0.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

East Alton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 305 78th
Population Density1 # 680 50th
Diversity Index2 # 633 54th
Median Household Income # 1224 11th
Per Capita Income # 1107 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.