The unemployment rate in Alton is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alton jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Alton's cost of living is 9.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Belknap county remained strongly Republican, 54.3% to 43.9%. More Voting Stats
Alton's population is 5,267 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 26.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Alton is Real Estate: $318,300
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.3%.
Alton public schools spend $22,685 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.2 students per teacher in Alton. More Education