The unemployment rate in Alton is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alton jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Alton's cost of living is 26.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
November, March and February are the most pleasant months in Alton, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Hidalgo county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Alton's population is 16,019 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 32.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 22.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Alton is $90,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.9%. Check out the homes in the area
Alton public schools spend $10,740 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Alton. More Education