Alton, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 1,240 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.2%
 
Males: 621  (50.1%)
Females: 619  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51003.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,823 (it was $39,911 in 2000)
Alton:

$57,823
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,028 (it was $16,663 in 2000)

Alton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,287 (it was $74,100 in 2000)
Alton:

$126,287
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $154,440; Detached houses: $156,069; Townhouses or other attached units: $197,580; In 2-unit structures: $117,839; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,965; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $115,751; Mobile homes: $18,386

Median gross rent in 2013: $517.

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  • Races in Alton, IA (2010)

    Alton races chart
    • 1,13293.1%White alone
    • 574.7%Hispanic
    • 90.7%Asian alone
    • 70.6%Black alone
    • 70.6%Two or more races
    • 40.3%American Indian alone

Races in Alton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Alton: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.5%), Dutch (22.3%), Irish (5.2%), English (4.1%), United States (4.1%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/8/1883

Land area: 1.49 square miles.

Population density: 833 people per square mile   (low).

Alton,IA real estate house value index trend

Alton, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Alton:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alton city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,487 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,702 (1.2%)

Alton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (39.1 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (119.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (432.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Orange City, IA (1.7 miles ), Granville, IA (2.6 miles ), Hospers, IA (2.8 miles ), Maurice, IA (2.9 miles ), Sioux Center, IA (3.2 miles ), Struble, IA (3.4 miles) , Oyens, IA (3.4 miles) , Remsen, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $274,400
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $306,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $270,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $206,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.99 N, Longitude: 96.01 W

Area code: 712

Alton household income distribution Alton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -44 (-3.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Alton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alton-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Alton city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/22/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 190.2 miles away from Alton center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 135.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from Alton center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sioux County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alton topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert H. Schuller, Dave Mulder - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Alton:

  • ORANGE CITY AREA HEALTH SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ORANGE CITY, IA)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ORANGE CITY, IA)
  • ORANGE CITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ORANGE CITY, IA)
  • ORANGE CITY MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ORANGE CITY, IA)
  • CHEARS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SIOUX CENTER, IA)
  • SIOUX CENTER COMM HSP AND HEALTH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SIOUX CENTER, IA)
  • SIOUX CENTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL & HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SIOUX CENTER, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alton:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 39 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • Buena Vista University (about 48 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • University of South Dakota (about 49 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 56 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 66 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Wayne State College (about 73 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 96 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)

Public elementary/middle schools in Alton:

Private elementary/middle school in Alton:

  • SPALDING CATHOLIC/ST MARY CENTER (Students: 94; Location: 908 6TH AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Alton

Library in Alton:

  • ALTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $72,397; Location: 605 10TH ST; 13,251 books; 345 audio materials; 1,124 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Alton: Sioux Golf and Country Club (A), Alton (B), Midwest Farmers Cooperative Elevator (C), Farmers Cooperative Company Elevator (D), Alton Ambulance (E), Alton Volunteer Fire Department (F), Alton Public Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alton include: Alton Presbyterian Church (A), Alton Reformed Church (B), Saint Marys Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Alton include: East Side Park (1), Alton County Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Country Acres (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3886 450th Street).

Sioux County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alton that have no violations reported:

  • ALTON MUNICIPAL WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,228, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.7%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Alton, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Alton compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Alton (2011 data):

  • Community Bank: at 208 Tenth Street, branch established on 1915/09/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $42.9 mil, Deposits: $39.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Alton Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Iowa average:

10.3

Alton travel time to work - commute Alton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alton city (based on Sioux County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,31632
Evangelical Protestant12,98841
Catholic2,4716
Other1-
None4,928-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Sioux County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Sioux County:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sioux County:

24.5%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$12,070$72,4201$2,206
Streets and Highways 2$10,883$65,2980$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$30
Water Supply 1$4,667$56,0040$0
Electric Power 2$10,969$65,8140$0
Local Libraries 0$0 8$9,319
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$1,893
Totals for Government 7$38,589$66,15315$13,448

Alton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $530,000 ($427.42)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($25.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($12.90)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $626,000 ($504.84)
    Water Utilities: $235,000 ($189.52)
    General - Other: $163,000 ($131.45)
    Regular Highways: $118,000 ($95.16)
    Sewerage: $96,000 ($77.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000 ($55.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($34.68)
    Libraries: $40,000 ($32.26)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($31.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($16.13)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($12.10)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($7.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($4.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $1,000 ($0.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $385,000 ($310.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $94,000 ($75.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $10,000 ($8.06)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($4.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $281,000 ($226.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($2.42)

Alton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $100,000 ($80.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($36.29)
    All Other: $29,000 ($23.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($7.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $403,000 ($325.00)
    General Revenue, NEC: $25,000 ($20.16)
    Special Assessments: $11,000 ($8.87)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($8.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.61)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $593,000 ($478.23)
    Water Utilities: $219,000 ($176.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $92,000 ($74.19)
  • Tax - Property: $538,000 ($433.87)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $97,000 ($78.23)
    Other License: $10,000 ($8.06)

Alton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,700,000 ($3790.32)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,512,000 ($3638.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,835,000 ($1479.84)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,435,000 ($1157.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000 ($403.23)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $188,000 ($151.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000 ($80.65)

Alton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,696,000 ($1367.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,512,000 ($3638.71)

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from O'Brien County, IA  0.40% ($31,739 average AGI)
from Lyon County, IA  0.34% ($39,564)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.32% ($24,351)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($127,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lyon County, IA  0.31% ($43,611 average AGI)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.30% ($38,400)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.30% ($64,086)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alton:

  • KSOU (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLEM (1410 AM; 1 kW; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alton:

  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIWA-FM (105.3 FM; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Alton:

  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Alton fatal accident list:

Jun 30, 2001 05:21 PM, E Division St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 25, 1998 10:26 PM, Sr-60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Feb 25, 1985 00:26 AM, Hwy 60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • 9,320Total average daily traffic
  • 824Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,372Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Alton Maintenance Shed (Lat: 42.983333 Lon: -96.007806), Call Sign: KHT82, Licensee ID: L00013476
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/26/2004, Expiration Date: 08/10/2014
    Registrant: County Of Sioux, Orange City, IA 51041, Phone: (712) 737-2248
  • 905 3rd Ave (Lat: 42.963333 Lon: -96.008639), Call Sign: WGM706, Licensee ID: L00293862
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/2005, Expiration Date: 01/03/2016
    Registrant: City Of Alton, Alton, IA 51003-0910, Phone: (712) 756-4314
  • Lat: 43.011667 Lon: -96.036111, Call Sign: WQAW790
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.300 MHz, 467.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/19/2004, Expiration Date: 08/19/2014, Certifier: Phil Kleinhesselink
    Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB0ACU
    Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007
    Registrant: John J Schmidt, Box 243, Alton, IA 51003

Most common first names in Alton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2280.4 years
Peter980.6 years
Anna987.6 years
Henry875.7 years
William879.5 years
Mary884.0 years
Robert679.0 years
Raymond682.3 years
Gertrude586.4 years
Frank577.0 years
Most common last names in Alton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hansen1881.1 years
Pottebaum1380.2 years
Mulder978.1 years
Streff877.4 years
Scholten882.9 years
Konz781.7 years
Minten773.0 years
Cambier676.6 years
Klein684.0 years
Steichen675.3 years

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  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Apparel"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers"
  • #23 (51003) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries"
  • #46 (51003) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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