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Alton is a city in Oregon County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Alton, IL

The latitude of Alton is 36.694N. The longitude is -91.399W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 781 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 647.


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Median household income
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$16,667
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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10% of Alton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alton was $10,071, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Alton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Alton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $415.


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Oregon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alton political report.

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The average commute time for Alton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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