Alton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Alton, IL

General Alton Information

State: Illinois

County: Madison County

Close cities: Roxana, IL, Hartford, IL, Rosewood Heights, IL, Godfrey, IL, Alton, IL, Cottage Hills, IL, Bethalto, IL, Brighton, IL, Fairmont, IL, Wood River, IL, East Alton, IL, South Roxana, IL, Milton, IL

Alton Population (census data)
Total 29,414 (-3.7% since 2000)
Male 13,801 (46.9%)
Female 15,613 (53.1%)

Population Density: 1,880 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 75.7 (US Avg is 100)

Alton Elevation: 520 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1877

Land Area: 15.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $39,235

Zip Codes: 62002.

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Alton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (71.6%)
  • Black (24.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (22.0%)
  • Irish (12.2%)
  • United States (8.2%)
  • English (7.8%)
  • Italian (3.5%)
  • French (2.7%)

Local Alton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, St. Louis University

Alton School Information

High Schools
Alton High School (4200 Humbert Road, Alton, IL, 62002 - Alton Community Unit School District 11 District)
Middle Schools
Alton Middle School (2200 College Avenue, Alton, IL, 62002 - Alton Community Unit School District 11 District)
East Middle School (1035 Washington Avenue, Alton, IL, 62002 - Alton Community Unit School District 11 District)
Elementary Schools
East Elementary School (1035 Washington Avenue, Alton, IL, 62002 - Alton Community Unit School District 11 District)
Eunice Smith Elementary School (2400 Henry Street, Alton, IL, 62002 - Alton Community Unit School District 11 District)
Horace Mann Elementary School (2708 Edwards Street, Alton, IL, 62002 - Alton Community Unit School District 11 District)
J B Johnson Elementary School (1043 Tremont Street, Alton, IL, 62002 - Alton Community Unit School District 11 District)
Lovejoy Elementary School (1043 Tremont, Alton, IL, 62002 - Alton Community Unit School District 11 District)
Mark Twain Elementary School (907 Milton Road, Alton, IL, 62002 - Alton Community Unit School District 11 District)
West Elementary School (1513 State Street, Alton, IL, 62002 - Alton Community Unit School District 11 District)
Other/Private Schools
Center For Education Opportunity (1020 Main Street, Alton, IL, 62002 - Madison ROE District)
Madison County Education Therapy Program (1020 State Street, Alton, IL, 62002 - Madison County Education Therapy Center District)
Motivational Achievemnt Center (2512 Amelia Street, Alton, IL, 62002 - Alton Community Unit School District 11 District)

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