Alton, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 475 housing units in Alton. This represents a 11.8% growth from 425 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 413 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 62 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Alton is about 77.9%. Alton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.6%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Alton were built after 1955.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.40%
One Bedroom6.90%
Two Bedrooms27.80%
Three Bedrooms36%
Four Bedrooms25.50%
Five Bedrooms or more3.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.75
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$73,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$112,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.68
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$338

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.30%
Home Equity Loan3.30%
Simple Mortgage45.50%
Debt Free48.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14%