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Alorton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Alorton had a population of 1,939 as of July 1, 2016. Alorton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alorton is located at latitude 38.5857 and longitude -90.1164 in St. Clair County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Alorton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. St. Clair County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 417 feet.

The Village of Alorton (GNIS ID: 2397942) 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 Alorton is located within Township of Centreville, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Clair County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alorton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alorton: Fireworks.

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


Total Population 1,939
Population in Households 1,939
Population in Familes 1,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,071
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 713
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 445
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 285 (32.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 428 (48.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $37,368
Average Home Value $48,944


Median Household Income $19,749
Average Household Income $30,041
Per Capita Income $11,728
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.88% -0.53%
Households -0.85% -0.57%
Families -2.37% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   -0.16%
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.

Alorton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alorton 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 # 519 62nd
Population Density1 # 717 48th
Diversity Index2 # 1141 17th
Median Household Income # 1367 0th
Per Capita Income # 1365 0th

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