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Alton, NH (New Hampshire) Houses and Residents

Alton,NH index of house prices

Total population: 5,250 (Urban population: 75 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 4,427 (14 farm, 4,413 nonfarm))

Houses: 3,522 (1,825 occupied: 1,618 owner occupied, 356 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

18%
State:

30%

Housing density: 56 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013 in this county: $395,265.

Median contract rent in 2013: $515 (lower quartile is $415, upper quartile is $604)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $699


Median gross rent in Alton, NH in 2013: $621

Housing units in Alton with a mortgage: 709 (53 second mortgage, 63 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 441


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Alton, New Hampshire Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $261,715 (it was $127,400 in 2000)
Alton:

$261,715
New Hampshire:

$233,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $161,335 - $358,544

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,502
  • In family households: 3,898 (1,008 male householders, 307 female householders)
    1,090 spouses, 1,242 children (1,060 natural, 72 adopted, 110 stepchildren), 51 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 42 parents, 75 other relatives, 71 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 604 (273 male householders (225 living alone)), 245 female householders (207 living alone)), 86 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 654 2-persons, 267 3-persons, 237 4-persons, 109 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 432 1-person, 86 2-persons.

808 married couples with children.
206 single-parent households (71 men, 135 women).

97.6% of residents of Alton speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 136 (3.0%)
(43.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alton, New Hampshire:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 511 bedroom
  • 3792 bedrooms
  • 7423 bedrooms
  • 2264 bedrooms
  • 725+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alton, New Hampshire:

  • 19no bedroom
  • 881 bedroom
  • 1312 bedrooms
  • 713 bedrooms
  • 184 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Alton in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 25no vehicle
  • 3191 vehicle
  • 7322 vehicles
  • 2813 vehicles
  • 884 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Alton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 49no vehicle
  • 1561 vehicle
  • 1122 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alton, New Hampshire:

  • 01 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 313 rooms
  • 1544 rooms
  • 3455 rooms
  • 2956 rooms
  • 2867 rooms
  • 1608 rooms
  • 1819+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alton, New Hampshire:

  • 131 room
  • 352 rooms
  • 623 rooms
  • 924 rooms
  • 825 rooms
  • 276 rooms
  • 267 rooms
  • 48 rooms
  • 69+ rooms

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Alton, NH household income distribution

  • 93Less than $10,000
  • 135$10,000 to $14,999
  • 121$15,000 to $19,999
  • 91$20,000 to $24,999
  • 112$25,000 to $29,999
  • 137$30,000 to $34,999
  • 101$35,000 to $39,999
  • 168$40,000 to $44,999
  • 87$45,000 to $49,999
  • 219$50,000 to $59,999
  • 196$60,000 to $74,999
  • 171$75,000 to $99,999
  • 105$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $199,999
  • 82$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 341995 to March 2000
  • 91990 to 1994
  • 131985 to 1989
  • 91980 to 1984
  • 71975 to 1979
  • 81970 to 1974
  • 241965 to 1969
  • 32Before 1965
Alton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 102
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 124
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 246
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 266
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 174
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 146
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 205
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 90
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 76
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 295
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 220
  • 90 or more minutes: 64
Alton, NH Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 43.9%
Number of people working at home: 82 (3.9% of all workers)

Alton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,676 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 300 (14%)
  • Walked: 26 (1%)
  • Other means: 6 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 82 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 940
 Irish: 501
 United States or American: 392
 French (except Basque): 384
 German: 306
 French Canadian: 245
 Italian: 216
 Other groups: 114
 Scottish: 100
 Polish: 89
 Scotch-Irish: 78
 Greek: 73
 Swedish: 67
 Norwegian: 41
 British: 27
 Portuguese: 24
 Canadian: 23
 Ukrainian: 23
 Welsh: 23
 Russian: 14
 European: 11
 Northern European: 7
 Belgian: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 41%Canada
  • 17%Other Eastern Europe
  • 16%United Kingdom
  • 11%Greece
  • 10%Cambodia
  • 4%Italy

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,978
  • Northeast: 2,107
  • Midwest: 134
  • South: 97
  • West: 26

57% of Alton residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in New Hampshire.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 61
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 71
  • 11th grade: 36
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 54
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 511
  • Less than 1 year of college: 55
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 235
  • Associate degree: 137
  • Bachelor's degree: 280
  • Master's degree: 54
  • Professional school degree: 26
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 16
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 42
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 19
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 479
  • Less than 1 year of college: 164
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 256
  • Associate degree: 282
  • Bachelor's degree: 236
  • Master's degree: 63
  • Professional school degree: 18
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 21.1%Females
Alton marital status for males
Alton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,109
  • One, attached: 24
  • Two: 77
  • 3 or 4: 79
  • 5 to 9: 19
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 to 49: 13
  • Mobile homes: 189
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $59,697

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Alton:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 80.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Utility gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 69.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 31
Here:

6.2%
New Hampshire:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

16.9%
New Hampshire:

10.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

20.2%
New Hampshire:

36.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)