Alton, Hidalgo County, Texas

Alton is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 15,497. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.11 square miles. The population density was 7,337 people per square mile. The median age was 25.8 years (Texas state median age was 34 years). For every 100 females there were 112 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
15,497 residents
Population Change
+253.5% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
25.8 years (State: 34)
Below the Poverty Line
41.4% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
8,174 residents
Population Females
7,323 residents
Population Urban
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
36.6% Latin America
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
7.4% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Alton Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Alton Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Alton Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $55,915 (State: $132,000)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$12,815 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $322 – $552
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              82 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,265 (1.70%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,003 (1.90%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $28,482 (State: $51,704)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$6,385 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$3,165 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • South Texas College
                      about 6 miles
                      McAllen, TX
                      Full-time enrollment: 19,701
                    • The University of Texas-Pan American
                      about 9 miles
                      Edinburg, TX
                      FT enrollment: 16,766
                    • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen
                      about 40 miles
                      Harlingen, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,700
                    • The University of Texas at Brownsville
                      about 58 miles
                      Brownsville, TX
                      FT enrollment: 9,165
                    • Texas A & M University-Kingsville
                      about 90 miles
                      Kingsville, TX
                      FT enrollment: 9,295
                    • Laredo Community College
                      about 113 miles
                      Laredo, TX
                      FT enrollment: 9,743
                    • Texas A & M International University
                      about 114 miles
                      Laredo, TX
                      FT enrollment: 5,203

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • DOMINGO TREVINO MIDDLE
                      Location: 301 S INSPIRATION RD
                      Grades: 6-9

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • CARL C WAITZ EL
                      Location: 842 W SAINT FRANCIS AVE
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • ALTON EL
                      Location: 205 N CHICAGO
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • CANTU EL
                      Location: 920 W MAIN AVE
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • RAQUEL CAVAZOS EL
                      Location: 803 S LOS EBANOS BLVD
                      Grades: PK-5
                    • ALTON MEMORIAL JR HIGH
                      Location: 521 S LOS EBANOS BLVD
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • JESSIE L JENSEN EL
                      Location: 510 N GLASSCOCK BLVD
                      Grades: PK-6
                    Alton Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2014)
                    24 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    18 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.18 policemen (State: 2.02)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Alton Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              79 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.12 (State: 1.47)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              6 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.09 (State: 0.14)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              67 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.95 (State: 1.11)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              240 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              3.40 (State: 3.95)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              337 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              4.78 (State: 6.13)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Alton

                              • BASEL MISSION HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC
                                1310 EAST MAIN AVENUE
                              • MASES HOME HEALTH INC
                                Home Health Center, about 3 miles away
                                MISSION, TX
                              • AIMA HOME HEALTH
                                Home Health Center, about 3 miles away
                                MISSION, TX
                              • DULCE ESPERANZA HOME HEALTH CARE LLC
                                Home Health Center, about 3 miles away
                                MISSION, TX
                              • BRIARWOOD HOME
                                Hospital, about 4 miles away
                                MISSION, TX
                              • ANGELITOS HOME HEALTH CARE INC
                                Home Health Center, about 4 miles away
                                MISSION, TX
                              • CRITERION HEALTH CARE INC
                                Home Health Center, about 4 miles away
                                MISSION, TX
                              • 32ND STREET NORTH GROUP HOME
                                Hospital, about 5 miles away
                                MCALLEN, TX

                              Amtrak Stations in Alton

                              • 8 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.)
                                Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Alton by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2013)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2004)


                                        Natural Disasters in Alton


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Tornadoes Average Activity
                                            78% (Smaller then US)
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            84% (Smaller then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            16 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            9 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            7 pc.
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                                            ZIP Codes for Alton: 78573
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