Alton employment information

IndexAltonIndianaNational
Income per capita$17,478$26,117$29,829
Median household income$33,750$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,750$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$30,313$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$0$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate10.8%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level21.6%15.0%15.1%
The Alton, IN employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Alton is $17,478, which is 33% lower than than the Indiana average and 41% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $33,750, which is 33% lower than than the Indiana average and 39% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Alton is 11%, which is 132% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Alton is 22% which is 43% higher than than the national average.

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$22,497$33,750$67,500
City
$33,618$50,433$100,866
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Alton is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alton is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alton is 132% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alton is 43% higher than the national average.

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Alton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%27.3%
Wholesale & retail services44.4%0.0%
Public administration0.0%18.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities33.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%18.2%
Other11.1%27.3%

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Brandenburg, KY2,870$40,87526%
Leavenworth, IN306$37,50032%
Mauckport, IN62$34,25038%
Ekron, KY214$31,80643%
New Amsterdam, IN16$0100%
Alton, IN37$33,75039%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Norcross, MN37$36,25034%
Birdsong, AR37$30,62545%
Hassell, NC37$0100%
Berlin, ND37$41,25025%
Carbon, IA37$30,62545%
Alton, IN37$33,75039%
Source: The Alton, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).