Alton, Texas

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Population in 2013: 15,050 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +243.3%
Males: 7,893  (52.5%)
Females: 7,157  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  25.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78573.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,041 (it was $22,097 in 2000)
Alton:

$25,041
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,492 (it was $6,230 in 2000)

Alton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $58,998 (it was $43,100 in 2000)
Alton:

$58,998
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $69,758; Detached houses: $71,871; Townhouses or other attached units: $56,265; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $77,850; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $53,080; Mobile homes: $41,190

Median gross rent in 2012: $644.

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  • Hispanic - 11,554 (93.6%)
  • White alone - 756 (6.1%)
  • Black alone - 19 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.05%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alton: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (1.3%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.11 square miles.

Population density: 7,125 people per square mile   (high).

Alton,TX real estate house value index trend

Alton, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Alton:

  • High school or higher: 48.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alton city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

5,031 residents are foreign born

This city:  36.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Alton, Texas as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Alton to the number of sex offenders is 966 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,357 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $929 (1.9%)

Alton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (6.4 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (115.2 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (219.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Alton North, TX (0.9 miles ), West Sharyland, TX (1.4 miles ), Palmhurst, TX (1.5 miles ), La Homa, TX (1.8 miles ), Doffing, TX (2.2 miles ), Mission, TX (2.3 miles ), Palmview, TX (2.4 miles ), Citrus City, TX (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $48,700
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $45,500
  • 1999: 168 buildings, average cost: $16,800
  • 2000: 55 buildings, average cost: $36,000
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $36,000
  • 2002: 131 buildings, average cost: $42,400
  • 2003: 118 buildings, average cost: $11,800
  • 2004: 68 buildings, average cost: $54,300
  • 2005: 88 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 2007: 115 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2009: 55 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2010: 67 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2011: 106 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2012: 61 buildings, average cost: $131,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.28 N, Longitude: 98.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Alton household income distribution Alton home values distribution

Property values in Alton, TX


Crime rates in Alton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0010
per 100,000 0.00.020.30.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 43312
per 100,000 89.265.560.8186.2
Assaults 1552112
per 100,000 334.6109.2425.9186.2
Burglaries 527516269
per 100,000 1159.91637.93285.31070.6
Thefts 544692262
per 100,000 1204.61004.61865.74065.2
Auto thefts 12153136
per 100,000 267.7327.6628.7558.6
Arson 2111
per 100,000 44.621.820.315.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 324.1) 254.5231.6519.3390.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Alton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Texas average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Alton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Alton city center .

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 39.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alton-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 327.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 413.9 miles away from Alton center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 175.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.0 miles away from Alton center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 182.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hidalgo County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Alton:

  • BASEL MISSION HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (1310 EAST MAIN AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Alton:

  • MASES HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • AIMA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • DULCE ESPERANZA HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • BRIARWOOD HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • ANGELITOS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • CRITERION HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • 32ND STREET NORTH GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MCALLEN, TX)

Amtrak station near Alton:

  • 8 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alton:

  • South Texas College (about 6 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 9 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 40 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 58 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 90 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Laredo Community College (about 113 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 114 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • City website: http://www.alton-tx.gov/ added by City Webmaster

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Notable locations in Alton: Alton Volunteer Fire Department (A), Alton Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hidalgo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 28.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.7%
(60.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 42.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 60.5% for other race residents, 94.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  4.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  90.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Alton, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Alton compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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 Hidalgo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.37%
Here: 50.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents77.4%8.1%3.6%2.0%1.9%
Congregations15.0%16.9%7.2%8.8%3.8%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.8%0.7%0.6%0.6%4.3%
Congregations4.7%2.2%6.9%3.1%31.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 79
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Hidalgo County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 240
Hidalgo County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

15.7%
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
Financial Administration 4$16,021$48,0630$0
Other Government Administration 7$28,307$48,5262$1,921
Judicial and Legal 1$3,114$37,3680$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$40,280$37,1820$0
Police - Other 0$0 9$13,488
Firefighters 0$0 5$3,738
Fire - Other 1$2,952$35,4240$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 12$20,659
Totals for Government 26$90,674$41,85028$39,806

Alton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $203,000 ($13.49)
    Financial Administration: $181,000 ($12.03)
    Corrections - Other: $42,000 ($2.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($2.33)
    Fire Protection: $26,000 ($1.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $278,000 ($18.47)

Alton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $23,000 ($1.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $143,000 ($9.50)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $397,000 ($26.38)
    NEC: $197,000 ($13.09)
    Property: $139,000 ($9.24)

3.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($416 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($29,477 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($27,672)
from Starr County, TX  0.16% ($28,446)


3.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cameron County, TX  0.32% ($27,792 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.24% ($32,054)
to Bexar County, TX  0.24% ($34,839)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alton:

  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alton:

  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alton:

  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Alton, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 38
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 143
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26
See more detailed statistics of Alton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Richard J Byrne, Lot 74 Block 3 Of The La Homa Ranch, Citrus Grove Subdivision Unit No. 1 (Lat: 26.316972 Lon: -98.339694), Type: 39.9, Overall height: 39.9 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 1200 112TH AVE NE, SUITE C-191
  • Richard J Byrne, Lot 74 Block 3 Of The La Homa Ranch, Citrus Grove Subdivision Unit No. 1 (Lat: 26.316972 Lon: -98.339694), Type: 39.9, Overall height: 39.9 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 1200 112TH AVE NE, SUITE C-191
  • Edward G Roach, Lot 74 Block 3 Of The La Homa Ranch, Citrus Grove Subdivision Unit No. 1 (Lat: 26.316972 Lon: -98.339694), Type: 39.9, Overall height: 39.9 m
    Registrant: 9196535734, Shart@towerco.Com, 112 TOWERVIEW COURT
  • Fm 1925, 8 Km East Of Insect. Of Fm 1925 & Fm 681 (Lat: 26.362500 Lon: -98.324167), Type: 77.0, Overall height: 72.4 m
    Registrant: 2104214111, , 1701 TENNESSEE AVENUE

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5FOO, Licensee ID: L00976333
    Grant Date: 02/09/2005, Expiration Date: 03/01/2014, Certifier: Michael E Mc Peak
    Registrant: Michael E Mc Peak, 1858 W Diamondhead, Alton, TX 78574

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$50,510
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0241.05

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Alton

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Businesses in Alton, TX
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Advance Auto Parts1FedEx1
AutoZone1UPS2
Cricket Wireless2

Alton on our top lists:

  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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  • Sergio Sosa Bravo (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2015.



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