Alton employment information

Income per capita$10,244$26,513$28,555
Median household income$28,512$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,813$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,729$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$17,555$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$16,078$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate5.3%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level38.6%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Alton is 64% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alton is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alton is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alton is 148% 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 industry21.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.6%5.5%
Financial & insurance services1.5%9.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%26.2%
Public administration0.7%2.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%1.8%
Education, health & social services15.3%39.1%

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Alton, TX14,735$28,51247%

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Alton, TX14,735$28,51247%
Source: The Alton, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.