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Alton is a city in Sioux County.
The latitude of Alton is 42.987N. The longitude is -96.01W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,325 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,095.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Alton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sioux County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 51003 ZIP code.
35% of Alton residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $16,663, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% 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 $285. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $698.
Sioux 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 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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