Alton employment information

Income per capita$12,002$26,006$28,555
Median household income$22,188$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$30,104$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,890$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$17,500$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$17,143$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level46.2%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Alton is 58% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alton is 59% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alton is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alton is 196% higher 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 industry14.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector21.3%4.8%
Financial & insurance services5.3%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.0%17.7%
Public administration0.0%1.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.3%4.8%
Education, health & social services18.7%58.4%

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Mammoth Spring, AR1,034$26,50050%
Thomasville, MO39$20,75061%
Alton, MO1,173$22,18859%

Cities with similar population

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Central High, OK1,173$50,0546%
Hazel Green, WI1,173$68,19428%
Muldraugh, KY1,173$25,41752%
Brownsboro, TX1,172$48,33310%
Coarsegold, CA1,172$30,21644%
Alton, MO1,173$22,18859%
Source: The Alton, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.