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West Alton, MO (Missouri) Houses and Residents

West Alton,MO index of house prices

Total population: 528 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 540 (17 farm, 523 nonfarm))

Houses: 273 (202 occupied: 161 owner occupied, 40 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

20%
State:

34%

Housing density: 10 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $278,912.

Median contract rent in 2016: $300 (lower quartile is $250, upper quartile is $750)


Median gross rent in West Alton, MO in 2016: $800

Housing units in West Alton with a mortgage: 69 (2 second mortgage, 1 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 95

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,621

Median monthly housing costs: $571


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West Alton, Missouri Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $99,677 (it was $68,500 in 2000)
West Alton:

$99,677
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,373 - $151,201

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $98,906
Here:

$98,906
State:

$199,711
Median year house/condo built: 1958

Median year apartment built: 1965

Household type by relationship:

Households: 480
  • In family households: 397 (91 male householders, 48 female householders)
    102 spouses, 125 children (115 natural, 8 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 7 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 0 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 80 (41 male householders (24 living alone)), 17 female householders (12 living alone)), 22 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 74 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 37 1-person, 22 2-persons.

55 married couples with children.
13 single-parent households (4 men, 9 women).

97.7% of residents of West Alton speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.1
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Alton, Missouri:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 692 bedrooms
  • 663 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Alton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Alton, Missouri:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 11 bedroom
  • 102 bedrooms
  • 303 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Alton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 3no vehicle
  • 361 vehicle
  • 742 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Alton population

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

  • 1no vehicle
  • 221 vehicle
  • 162 vehicles
  • 23 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Alton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Alton, Missouri:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 174 rooms
  • 515 rooms
  • 466 rooms
  • 137 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 159+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Alton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Alton, Missouri:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 13 rooms
  • 94 rooms
  • 275 rooms
  • 46 rooms
  • 27 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Alton population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

  • West Alton, MO household income distribution

  • West Alton, MO household income distribution
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 14$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3$40,000 to $44,999
  • 9$45,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 34$60,000 to $74,999
  • 10$75,000 to $99,999
  • 26$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $199,999
  • 9$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Alton, MO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Alton, MO
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$60,000 to $69,999
  • 5$70,000 to $79,999
  • 8$80,000 to $89,999
  • 4$90,000 to $99,999
  • 15$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 12$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Alton, MO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Alton, MO
  • 3$300 to $349
  • 1$350 to $399
  • 1$450 to $499
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 1$550 to $599
  • 14$800 to $899
  • 2$900 to $999
  • 4No cash rent
West Alton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 6
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 10
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 26
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 8
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 21
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 21
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 4
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 36
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 8
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
West Alton, MO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 35.8%
Number of people working at home: 4 (2.4% of all workers)

West Alton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 184 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 29 (13%)
  • Walked: 10 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 7 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 83
 American: 49
 Italian: 21
 English: 7
 Irish: 6
 Dutch: 1

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

  • This state: 357
  • Other state: 113
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 72
  • South: 36
  • West: 1

89% of West Alton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Missouri.

West Alton:

89.4%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1
  • 7th and 8th grade: 13
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 83
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 25
  • Associate degree: 2
  • Bachelor's degree: 19
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 10
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 77
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 19
  • Associate degree: 9
  • Bachelor's degree: 12
  • Master's degree: 2
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 10.4%Females
West Alton marital status for males
West Alton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 271
  • Mobile homes: 5

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,973

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 22 years ago

Renter moved in on average 8 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in West Alton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in West Alton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (41.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.9%)
  • Wood (4.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22.2%)
  • Electricity (6.7%)
  • Wood (2.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Missouri:

24.6%

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)