Also See: East Alton, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Village of East Alton had a population of 5,900 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for East Alton is located at latitude 38.8803 and longitude -90.1112 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of East Alton 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 430 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.
|Total Population||5,900 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,900 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||4,309 (73.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$41,516|
|Average Household Income||$62,319|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,662|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,059 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,400 (45.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,217 (39.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||443 (14.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$93,034|
|Average Home Value||$114,179|
|Housing Affordability Index3||238|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.64%|
|Per Capita Income||1.85%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.33%|
The table below compares East Alton to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 306||78th|
|Population Density||# 668||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 1222||11th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 705||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 822||40th|
|Diversity Index||# 634||54th|
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