Alton employment information

Income per capita$26,086$27,621$28,555
Median household income$58,917$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,889$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,155$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$40,455$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$21,181$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate0.6%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level6.9%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Alton is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alton is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alton is 89% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alton is 56% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Alton median earnings by income bracket

Alton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.5%0.8%
Manufacturing sector27.4%6.3%
Financial & insurance services3.0%1.8%
Wholesale & retail services9.5%15.9%
Public administration0.0%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services9.5%42.6%

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Alton, IA1,190$58,91710%

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Redwater, TX1,190$45,00016%
Dover Plains, NY1,190$52,2022%
South Windham, ME1,190$44,47017%
Tonasket, WA1,190$19,72263%
Alton, IA1,190$58,91710%
Source: The Alton, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.