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Alton
  • Suburb of McAllen, TX

Alton Residents

Alton Residents Overview

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
16,976
Unemployment Rate
8.4%
Poverty Rate
31.8%
Non-Citizens
23.7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 6 responses
  • Self-kept
    83%
  • Family oriented
    17%

Alton Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    43%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • Hispanic
    97%
  • White
    3%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • African American
    0%
  • Asian
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Two or more races
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    53%
  • Male
    47%
Age
  • <10 years
    21%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    10%

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Income

Median Household Income
$32,495
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    38%
  • $25-$44k
    22%
  • $45-$74k
    24%
  • $75-$149k
    15%
  • $150k+
    1%
Median Individual Income
$15,837
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    48%
  • $15-$34k
    31%
  • $35-$64k
    15%
  • $65k+
    6%

Community

Poll
50%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 6 responses
Poll
50%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 6 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 10 responses
  • Be considerate to others
    30%
  • Be street smart
    30%
  • Try to move into the nicer neighborhoods
    30%
  • Be careful who you make friends with
    10%

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