Alton 82 Exceptional
Alton Livability #176 ranked city in Iowa#2,368 ranked city in the USARanks better than 91% of areas
D Alton Amenities Some amenities close to this location
A- Alton Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% lower than Iowa
8515% less expensive than the US average
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Alton cost of living
A+ Alton Crime Total crime is 62% lower than Iowa
Total crime
73372% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 13772% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-18%Year over year crime is down
Alton crime
C+ Alton Employment Household income is 18% higher than Iowa
Median household income
$64,63517% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$26,85810% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
1%87% lower than the US average
Alton employment
D- Alton Housing Home value is 8% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$122,00034% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$54543% lower than the US average
Home ownership
85%33% higher than the US average
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A+ Alton Schools HS graduation rate is equal to Iowa
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
87%76% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:121% lower than the US average
Alton K-12 schools
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      Alton transportation information

      Average one way commute13min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.7%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool14.9%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home4.6%4.5%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a6354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a8711

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      Source: The Alton, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).