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How big is Alton, Illinois?

Alton, Illinois has a population of 26,528 residents. 66.7% of the residents are families with children.

What is the cost of living for Alton, Illinois?

The average family living in Alton, Illinois has a average household income of $39,812 and spends about $36,992 annually.

What is the crime rate for Alton, Illinois?

Alton, Illinois is relatively safe since the personal crime risk (including violent and non-violent crimes) is 12.9%, which is lower than the state average of 13.2%. Alton, Illinois property crime risk is 20.10%, which is higher than the state average of 9.6%.

How’s the job market for Alton, Illinois?

About 47.9% of the residents in Alton, Illinois have white-collar jobs, while the remaining 52.1% have blue-collar jobs. In Alton, Illinois, the unemployment rate is about 6.7%, which is higher than the state unemployment rate of 4.3%.

What is the weather like year-round for Alton, Illinois?

The average temperature for Alton, Illinois is about 30 degrees in January and 77 degrees in July. The average rainfall is around 46 inches per year. The average snowfall is approximately 18 inches per year.