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Total population: 5,116 (Urban population: 85 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 5,031 (16 farm, 5,015 nonfarm))

Alton,NH index of house prices


Houses: 3,522 (1,825 occupied: 1,478 owner occupied, 347 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Housing density: 56 houses/condos per square mile


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $640


Median gross rent in Alton, NH in 2009: $890


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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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $253,777 (it was $127,400 in 2000)
Alton:

$253,777
New Hampshire:

$249,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $169,261 - $337,236

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $334,081
Here:

$334,081
State:

$296,181

In 2-unit structures: $460,644
Here:

$460,644
State:

$255,650

Mobile homes: $91,382
Here:

$91,382
State:

$42,127

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

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Alton, New Hampshire
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 31
  • 4 rooms: 154
  • 5 rooms: 345
  • 6 rooms: 295
  • 7 rooms: 286
  • 8 rooms: 160
  • 9 or more rooms: 181
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 62
  • 4 rooms: 92
  • 5 rooms: 82
  • 6 rooms: 27
  • 7 rooms: 26
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 6
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Alton, New Hampshire
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 51
  • 2 bedrooms: 379
  • 3 bedrooms: 742
  • 4 bedrooms: 226
  • 5+ bedrooms: 72
  • no bedroom: 19
  • 1 bedroom: 88
  • 2 bedrooms: 131
  • 3 bedrooms: 71
  • 4 bedrooms: 18
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
Cars and other vehicles available in Alton, New Hampshire in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 25
  • 1 vehicle: 319
  • 2 vehicles: 732
  • 3 vehicles: 281
  • 4 vehicles: 88
  • 5+ vehicles: 33
  • no vehicle: 49
  • 1 vehicle: 156
  • 2 vehicles: 112
  • 3 vehicles: 25
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 114
  • 1995 to 1998: 251
  • 1990 to 1994: 236
  • 1980 to 1989: 801
  • 1970 to 1979: 272
  • 1960 to 1969: 475
  • 1950 to 1959: 431
  • 1940 to 1949: 289
  • 1939 or earlier: 653

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Alton, NH house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Alton, NH:

  • Less than $10,000: 4
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 2
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 2
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 5
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 4
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 0
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 6
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 14
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 27
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 10
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 14
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 68
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 82
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 180
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 221
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 201
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 245
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 268
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 97
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 91
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 55
  • $1,000,000 or more: 82
 


Alton rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Alton:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 5
  • $200 to $249: 8
  • $250 to $299: 8
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 4
  • $400 to $449: 11
  • $450 to $499: 26
  • $500 to $549: 10
  • $550 to $599: 13
  • $600 to $649: 27
  • $650 to $699: 24
  • $700 to $749: 37
  • $750 to $799: 56
  • $800 to $899: 39
  • $900 to $999: 20
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 40
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 9
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 2
  • $2,000 or more: 7
  • No cash rent: 38
 

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 34
  • 1990 to 1994: 9
  • 1985 to 1989: 13
  • 1980 to 1984: 9
  • 1975 to 1979: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1970 to 1974: 24
  • 1965 to 1969: 32


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


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
 

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%)

Alton, NH household income

Household income:

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

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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 1978
  • Northeast: 2107
  • 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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.3%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 21.1%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $53,326
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $100,381
  • Two or more races householders: $45,900

Alton marital status for males
Alton marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $256,765
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $169,317
  • Two or more races householders: $129,478

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: $63,426


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Alton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Alton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (80.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.6%)
  • Wood (5.1%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.0%)
  • Electricity (9.8%)
  • Wood (3.5%)
  • Other fuel (2.6%)
  • Utility gas (1.4%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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