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East Alton is a village in Madison County, in the Saint Louis metro area.
The latitude of East Alton is 38.880N. The longitude is -90.111W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 436 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,725.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Alton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Louis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62018 ZIP code.
26% of East Alton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Alton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Alton was $15,572, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of East Alton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in East Alton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $724.
Libraries in East Alton include East Alton Public Library ... View libraries
Madison County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Alton political report.
The average commute time for East Alton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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