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Alton is a town in Kane County.
The community was named for the Alton Fjord in Norway; the name was chosen from a hat during a community social in 1912
The latitude of Alton is 37.437N. The longitude is -112.481W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,041 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 130.
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19% of Alton residents report German ancestry, and 1% 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 $7,129, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Alton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Alton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $775.
Kane County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alton political report.
The average commute time for Alton workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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