Alton, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 834 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.9%
Males: 388  (46.6%)
Females: 446  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

50.5 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 65606.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $19,894 (it was $16,667 in 2000)
Alton:

$19,894
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,910 (it was $10,071 in 2000)

Alton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $85,496 (it was $40,400 in 2000)
Alton:

$85,496
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $94,799; detached houses: $81,352; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $367,008

Median gross rent in 2019: $458.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alton: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.4%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Alton, MO (2019)
    • 59894.8%White alone
    • 162.5%Black alone
    • 142.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Alton, Missouri as of May 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alton is 31 to 1.


Crime rates in Alton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2015

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(153.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(156.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(153.1)
1
(155.0)
1
(156.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
18
(2,039)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(153.1)
2
(310.1)
2
(313.5)
1
(158.7)
1
(114.4)
13
(1,472)
0
(0.0)
1
(116.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(153.1)
3
(465.1)
1
(156.7)
2
(317.5)
2
(228.8)
22
(2,492)
1
(114.4)
5
(580.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(158.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(226.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(153.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(113.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index170.071.3185.036.517.2628.54.631.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Alton, MO

Crime rate in Alton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
Missouri average:

2.60
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Ancestries: Irish (25.4%), American (23.7%), European (12.9%), German (3.6%), British (3.1%), English (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1992

Elevation: 779 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 995 people per square mile   (low).

Alton, Missouri map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Missouri:

2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $609 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (71.6 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (135.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (407.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Thomasville, MO (3.1 miles),
Thayer, MO (3.8 miles ),
Koshkonong, MO (3.9 miles ),
Mammoth Spring, AR (4.0 miles ),
Brandsville, MO (4.1 miles),
Birch Tree, MO (4.6 miles ),
Winona, MO (4.7 miles ),
Fremont, MO (4.7 miles)

Latitude: 36.69 N, Longitude: 91.40 W

Area code: 417

Distribution of median household income in Alton, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Alton, MO in 2019
Alton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Missouri:

3.9%
Most common industries in Alton, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (13.7%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (24.4%)
  • Truck transportation (9.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.2%)
  • Educational services (20.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Alton, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (18.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Alton, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alton-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Alton city center killed 7 people and injured 75 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 tornado 25.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 472% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from Alton center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 108.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 227.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 307.8 miles away from Alton center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.6 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 Oregon County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 11, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Alton:

  • SHADY OAKS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; THAYER, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alton:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 54 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 72 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 90 miles; Rolla, MO; FT enrollment: 6,486)
  • Mineral Area College (about 95 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • Harding University (about 102 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Evangel University (about 110 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 110 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)

Public high school in Alton:

  • ALTON HIGH (Students: 387, Location: SCHOOL STREET, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Alton:

See full list of schools located in Alton

Library in Alton:

  • OREGON COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $223,728; Location: NO. 20 COURT SQUARE; 54,751 books; 485 audio materials; 1,860 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Alton: Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Ozark Regional Field Fire Office Alton (A), Alton Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Eleven Point River Canoe Rental (Arcades & Amusements; Jct Highways US 160 And MO 19).

Birthplace of: Jumbo McGinnis - Baseball player.

Oregon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alton and their reported violations in the past:

ALTON (Population served: 1,100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.5%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Alton in 2010:

  • 31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
3 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Alton (2011 data):

  • Alton Bank: at 520 Broadway St, branch established on 1924/04/17; Alton Branch at 24-25 North Main Street, branch established on 1993/06/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $60.2 mil, Deposits: $50.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Alton Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of Thayer: Alton Branch at 400 Highway 160 West Alton, branch established on 2000/11/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $77.1 mil, Deposits: $66.5 mil, headquarters in Thayer, MO, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ozarks Legacy Community Financial, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Alton:

Marital status in Alton, MO
  • Never married: 10.1%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 23.8%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Alton:

  • High school or higher: 69.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.8
Missouri average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Alton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alton, MO (based on Oregon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,53746
Mainline Protestant3504
Catholic1361
Other-1
None5,858-
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: 4
Oregon County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Oregon County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Oregon County:

30.7%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alton:

45.8%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

36.0%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Alton:

27.6
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alton:

16.4%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alton:

7.2%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alton:

6.7
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.9%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Alton:

49.6%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

71.3%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alton, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$6,466$25,8640$0
Other Government Administration 2$3,277$19,6620$0
Sewerage 1$1,417$17,0040$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,417$17,0041$567
Streets and Highways 1$1,860$22,3200$0
Totals for Government 8$14,437$21,6561$567

Alton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $167,000 ($200.24)
    Police Protection: $74,000 ($88.73)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($86.33)
    Regular Highways: $69,000 ($82.73)
    Water Utilities: $65,000 ($77.94)
    Natural Resources - Other: $58,000 ($69.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($56.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($16.79)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($3.60)

Alton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $70,000 ($83.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $63,000 ($75.54)
    Other: $10,000 ($11.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($25.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($9.59)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($1.20)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($133.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $61,000 ($73.14)
    Highways: $20,000 ($23.98)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $219,000 ($262.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $53,000 ($63.55)
    Property: $35,000 ($41.97)
    Other License: $14,000 ($16.79)
    Motor Vehicle License: $9,000 ($10.79)

Alton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $315,000 ($377.70)

7.57% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
Missouri average:

7.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Howell County, MO  1.97% ($29,313 average AGI)
Businesses in Alton, MO
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1U-Haul1
RadioShack1U.S. Cellular1
True Value1

Strongest AM radio stations in Alton:

  • KALM (1290 AM; 1 kW; THAYER, MO; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KBMV (1310 AM; 1 kW; BIRCH TREE, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KDFN (1500 AM; daytime; 3 kW; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alton:

  • KAMS (95.1 FM; MAMMOTH SPRING, AR; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSAR (92.3 FM; THAYER, MO; Owner: BRAGG BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOM (100.9 FM; SALEM, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKDY (102.5 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: CENTRAL OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K269EH (101.7 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPQ (93.9 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: MISSOURI OZARKS RADIO NETWORK,INC.)
  • KSMW (90.9 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR SW MO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOEA (97.5 FM; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • K224CF (92.7 FM; WEST PLAINS, MO; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF MTN. HOME, INC.)
  • KUPH (96.9 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, MO; Owner: CENTRAL OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBMV-FM (107.1 FM; BIRCH TREE, MO; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFCM (98.3 FM; CHEROKEE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: KFCM, INC.)

Alton fatal accident list:

Apr 6, 1989 09:44 PM, Couch, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 20.7mTotal length
  • $2,038,000Total costs
  • 7,420Total average daily traffic
  • 757Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,046Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 5.7 Mi W Rte P & .5 Mi N (Lat: 36.697000 Lon: -91.500972), Call Sign: KLP799,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.070 MHz, 151.070 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2014, Expiration Date: 02/27/2025, Registrant: State Of (Department Of Transportation) Missouri, 105 West Capitol Ave, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Phone: (573) 522-9503, Email:
  • 507 Mi W On Rt P .5 Mi N (Lat: 36.697000 Lon: -91.500972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56 m, Call Sign: WNFR320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.575 MHz, 460.250 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2015, Expiration Date: 03/21/2025, Registrant: Missouri State Highway Patrol, 2413 E Mccarty St, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0568, Phone: (573) 526-6105, Fax: (573) 526-0484, Email:
  • SCHOOL DISTRICT, Lat: 36.690889 Lon: -91.400889, Call Sign: WQUQ972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.662 MHz, 456.637 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2014, Expiration Date: 09/16/2024, Certifier: Eric Allen, Registrant: Rayfield Communications, Inc., 2018 W. Woodland, Springfield, MO 65807, Phone: (417) 887-4663, Fax: (417) 887-1434, Email:
  • Lat: 36.692778 Lon: -91.399111, Call Sign: WRJE275,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.930 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2020, Expiration Date: 08/15/2030, Certifier: Adam Sisco, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 1 Mi N Of (Lat: 36.709500 Lon: -91.399556), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WNER311,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.300 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/1997, Expiration Date: 04/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2002, Phone: (417) 468-2615
  • ROVER, County Road 160-419 (Lat: 36.765389 Lon: -91.566528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WQVC703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 01/02/2015, Expiration Date: 01/02/2025, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alton)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of fires - 62 took place in 2004, and the least - 3 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Alton, MO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.4%), and Structure Fires (33.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Alton, MO
    • 19349.4%Outside Fires
    • 13233.8%Structure Fires
    • 4511.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 215.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alton, MO
Most common first names in Alton, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3172.6 years
John3071.9 years
William2774.8 years
Mary2575.4 years
Robert2069.8 years
Charles1774.1 years
Dorothy1175.7 years
Helen1073.4 years
Donald965.3 years
Edna975.2 years
Most common last names in Alton, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4576.3 years
Williams2777.3 years
Barton2474.7 years
Sisco2069.2 years
Simpson1779.5 years
Smith1675.8 years
Holmes1675.5 years
Deckard1673.6 years
Hollis1474.6 years
Blankenship1376.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alton, MO
  • 35.2%Electricity
  • 31.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.5%Wood
  • 6.8%No fuel used
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alton, MO
  • 82.8%Electricity
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Alton compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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