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Alton Township, Illinois Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Alton Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,361

Renter-occupied housing units : 594

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 354

Renter-occupied housing units : 323

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 888

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,240

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,528

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,708


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Alton Township, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,165

Householder 35 to 44 years : 913

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,060

Householder 55 to 59 years : 568

Householder 60 to 64 years : 381

Householder 65 to 74 years : 492

Householder 75 years and over : 179

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 93

Householder 35 to 44 years : 145

Householder 45 to 54 years : 410

Householder 55 to 59 years : 222

Householder 60 to 64 years : 328

Householder 65 to 74 years : 525

Householder 75 years and over : 650


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Alton Township, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 92

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 437

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 511

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 648

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 403

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 203

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 258

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 512

50.0 percent or more : 1,254

Not computed : 547


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Alton Township, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $20,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $62,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $87,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $73,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $80,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $86,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $61,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $84,800


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Alton Township, Illinois: 58.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Alton Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 2.7%
  • Juvenile facilities : 4.25%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 39%
  • Other institutional facilities : 22.78%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 31.27%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Alton Township, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,357,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 18 $900,000
  Total

13 30 $2,257,000
2000        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,682,000
  Two Family 1 2 $52,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 60 $3,760,400
  Total

16 74 $5,494,400
2001        
  Single Family 10 10 $883,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 16 $510,400
  Total

12 26 $1,394,000
2002        
  Single Family 7 7 $700,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 7 42 $3,400,000
  Total

14 49 $4,100,000
2003        
  Single Family 5 5 $493,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 38 $1,488,000
  Total

7 43 $1,981,000
2004        
  Single Family 23 23 $2,340,740
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 16 $640,000
  Total

25 39 $2,980,740
2005        
  Single Family 48 48 $4,331,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 20 $300,000
  Total

49 68 $4,631,000
2006        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,132,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 92 $5,800,000
  Total

12 103 $6,932,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Alton Township, IL): $31,213
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alton Township): $55,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alton Township): $430
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Alton Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 75.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.8%
Electricity: 20.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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