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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.


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Median household income
Local
$28,404
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our East Alton demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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8% of East Alton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in East Alton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $724.


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Libraries in East Alton include East Alton Public Library ... View libraries

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Madison County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Alton political report.

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The average commute time for East Alton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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