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Demographics Analysis

The people of Alton Township, Minnesota give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Male:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 9 years : 4

10 to 14 years : 22

15 to 17 years : 21

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 7

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 17

25 to 29 years : 18

30 to 34 years : 12

35 to 39 years : 7

40 to 44 years : 14

45 to 49 years : 18

50 to 54 years : 18

55 to 59 years : 20

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 4

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 8

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 5

Female:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 9 years : 13

10 to 14 years : 18

15 to 17 years : 12

18 and 19 years : 6

20 years : 0

21 years : 10

22 to 24 years : 5

25 to 29 years : 3

30 to 34 years : 6

35 to 39 years : 9

40 to 44 years : 12

45 to 49 years : 14

50 to 54 years : 31

55 to 59 years : 13

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 4

65 and 66 years : 1

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 9

75 to 79 years : 4

80 to 84 years : 6

85 years and over : 7


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 254

Multiple ancestry : 130

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 31


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 383

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 3

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 29

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Total:

Under 5 years : 12

5 to 17 years : 90

18 to 24 years : 49

25 to 34 years : 39

35 to 44 years : 42

45 to 54 years : 81

55 to 59 years : 33

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 24

75 years and over : 29

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 12

5 to 17 years : 61

18 to 24 years : 37

25 to 34 years : 31

35 to 44 years : 39

45 to 54 years : 63

55 to 59 years : 33

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 17

75 years and over : 25

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 1

18 to 24 years : 8

25 to 34 years : 8

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 18

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 4

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 28

18 to 24 years : 1

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 179

Female : 155

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 25

Female : 24

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 13

Female : 16


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence : 333

Born in other state in the United States : 45

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 86

Now married, except separated : 175

Divorced : 9

Separated : 0

Widowed : 18

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 9

Now married, except separated : 35

Divorced : 3

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 5

Now married, except separated : 1

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Speak only English : 393

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

German:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 2


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Alton Township, Minnesota

  • German: 241   (51.8%)
  • Norwegian: 53   (11.4%)
  • Irish: 49   (10.5%)
  • United States Or American: 28   (6.0%)
  • Swedish: 18   (3.9%)
  • English: 12   (2.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 10   (2.2%)
  • Czech: 9   (1.9%)
  • Italian: 9   (1.9%)
  • Polish: 9   (1.9%)
  • Other Groups: 7   (1.5%)
  • Danish: 7   (1.5%)
  • Swiss: 3   (0.6%)
  • British: 2   (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 2   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 2   (0.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 2   (0.4%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Alton Township, Minnesota is 415



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Alton Township, Minnesota: 217
Female Population in Alton Township, Minnesota: 198


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Alton Township, Minnesota: 37.3
Median Female Resident Age in Alton Township, Minnesota: 43.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Minnesota is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Alton Township, Minnesota


White


Both sexes

41.3

Male

42.3

Female

40.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

15.0

Male

16.0

Female

14.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

32.5

Male

32.5

Female

0.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.5

Male

42.8

Female

40.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Alton Township, Minnesota


  • White: 381
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 28
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 2
  • Two or More Races: 4



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Alton Township, Minnesota citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Alton Township, Minnesota

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 17   (5.8%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (2.73%)
  • 10th Grade: 2   (0.68%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 35   (11.95%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 107   (36.52%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 14   (4.78%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 58   (19.8%)
  • Associate Degree: 41   (13.99%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 11   (3.75%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (1.48%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 5   (3.7%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (1.48%)
  • 10th Grade: 2   (1.48%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (2.96%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 36   (26.67%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 13   (9.63%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 42   (31.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 8   (5.93%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 17   (12.59%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (2.96%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Alton Township, Minnesota

  • Janesville-waldorf-pemberton


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Box 389, Janesville, MN 56048, Phone: (507) 234-5478, Students: 559 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Alton Township, Minnesota

  • Janesville-waldorf-pemberton El.em.


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Box L, Janesville, MN 56048, Phone: (507) 234-6360, Students: 213 )

  • Expelled Learners-ind. Study


    ( Location: Box 389 110 E 3rd Street, Janesville, MN 56048, Phone: (507) 234-5478, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Alton Township, Minnesota

  • Janesville-waldorf-pemberton Sec


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Box 389, Janesville, MN 56048, Phone: (507) 234-5796, Students: 246 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Alton Township, Minnesota

  • Trinity Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 501 N Main Street, Janesville, MN 56048, Phone: (507) 231-6646, Students: 134 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Alton Township, Minnesota

  • Janesville Public Library


    102 W Second, Janesville, MN 56048

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Alton Township, Minnesota


  • Foundation For The Preservation Of 108 South Jackson St Inc


    108 S Jackson St, Janesville, WI 53545

  • Friends Of The Saxonia House Inc


    2426 N Lexington Dr, Janesville, WI 53545

  • Hand In Hand Historic Fourth Inc


    339 South Locust Street, Janesville, WI 53545

  • Janesville Museum Inc


    18 N Jackson St, Janesville, WI 53545

  • Lincoln Fellowship Of Wisconsin


    Po Box 1863, Janesville, WI 53545

  • Rock Co Genealogical Society Inc


    Po Box 936, Janesville, WI 53545

  • Rock County Historical Society


    Po Box 8096, Janesville, WI 53545

  • Rotary Gardens Inc


    1455 Palmer Dr, Janesville, WI 53545
    http://rotarybotanicalgardens.org

  • Wisconsin Military Armaments Museum Inc


    1111 W Delavan Dr, Janesville, WI 53546

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Alton Township, Minnesota affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Alton Township, Minnesota.

Area Features of Alton Township, Minnesota


Building


(1) Janesville Fire Department   (2) Janesville Police Department   (3) Janesville Public Library  

Canal


(1) County Ditch Number Ninteen   (2) County Ditch Number One   (3) County Ditch Number Six   (4) County Ditch Number Ten   (5) County Ditch Number Three   (6) County Ditch Number Twentyeight   (7) County Ditch Number Twentynine  

Cape


(1) Savages Point   (2) Sextons Point  

Cemetery


(1) Alma City Cemetery   (2) Janesville Cemetery   (3) Peddler S Grove Cemetery   (4) Saint Anns Cemetery   (5) Saint Johns Cemetery   (6) Smith S Mill Cemetery  

Church


(1) Faith Lutheran Church   (2) Janesville United Methodist Church   (3) Saint Ann S Parish   (4) Trinity Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Janesville   (2) Township Of Alton   (3) Township Of Janesville  

Dam


(1) Buffalo Lake Dam   (2) Elysian Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Janesville Clinic   (2) Janesville Nursing Home  

Lake


(1) Buffalo Lake   (2) Lilly Lake  

Locale


(1) Janesville   (2) Prairie Ridge Golf Course  

Park


(1) Kanne State Wildlife Management Area   (2) Lakeview Park   (3) North Street Park   (4) Veterans Memorial Park  

Populated Place


(1) Janesville   (2) Lake Elysian  

Post Office


(1) Janesville Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Buffalo Lake  

School


(1) Janesville Elementary School   (2) Trinity Lutheran School  

Stream


(1) Silver Creek  

Swamp


(1) Helena Lake   (2) Willis Lake  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Alton Township, Minnesota

56048 (pop. 3,952)


Cities Nearby Alton Township, Minnesota

Alton Township, MN  (pop. 415) 0.0 Miles
Janesville City, MN  (pop. 1,896) 3.2 Miles
Janesville Township, MN  (pop. 503) 5.4 Miles
Pemberton City, MN  (pop. 228) 5.4 Miles
Mcpherson Township, MN  (pop. 498) 5.6 Miles
Freedom Township, MN  (pop. 281) 6.4 Miles
St. Clair City, MN  (pop. 713) 6.8 Miles
St. Mary Township, MN  (pop. 489) 6.9 Miles
Le Ray Township, MN  (pop. 973) 7.8 Miles
Medo Township, MN  (pop. 249) 8.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Alton Township, Minnesota

507



Elevation in Alton Township, Minnesota is 1,037.0 ft. (316.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Alton Township, Minnesota

Lat: 44.072712 N        Long: -93.721672 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Alton Township, Minnesota need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Minnesota

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
  Total Electric Industry 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Alton Township, Minnesota

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 11   (6.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 3   (1.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 10   (5.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 15   (8.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 32   (18.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 43   (24.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 21   (12.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 16   (9.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 5   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 4   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 9   (5.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 2   (1.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 180

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 11

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 2

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 3

Other means : 2

Worked at home : 27


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Less than 5 minutes : 20

5 to 9 minutes : 8

10 to 14 minutes : 23

15 to 19 minutes : 34

20 to 24 minutes : 43

25 to 29 minutes : 21

30 to 34 minutes : 23

35 to 39 minutes : 8

40 to 44 minutes : 6

45 to 59 minutes : 5

60 to 89 minutes : 6

90 or more minutes : 1


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

With Social Security income : 43

No Social Security income : 99


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

With retirement income : 16

No retirement income : 126


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4

$15,000 to $19,999 : 1

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 2

$40,000 to $44,999 : 9

$45,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 9

$60,000 to $74,999 : 11

$75,000 to $99,999 : 29

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 1

$200,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $72,917


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Alton Township, Minnesota

  • KOWZ (1170 AM; 2.5 kW; Hope, MN; Owner: Main Street Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KMRS (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Morris, MN; Owner: Iowa City Broadcasting Company)
  • KYSM (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Valley Broadcasting Co.)
  • KRBI (1310 AM; 0.87 kW; Kasota, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Communications, Llc)
  • KCHK (1350 AM; 0.5 kW; Heidelberg, MN; Owner: Ingstad Brothers Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KRFO (1390 AM; 0.5 kW; Owatonna, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Valley Broadcasting Co.)
  • KATE (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Albert Lea, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5.0 kW; Faribault, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Alton Township, Minnesota

  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; Hope, MN; Owner: Blooming Prairie Farm Radio Inc.)
  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Lincoln, Inc.)
  • KJLY (104.5 FM; Good Thunder, MN; Owner: Minn-iowa Christian Broadcasting,inc)
  • KRFO-FM (104.9 FM; Owatonna, MN; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KRBI-FM (105.5 FM; Kasota, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Communications, Llc)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Hope, MN; Owner: Vcy America Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Le Sueur, MN; Owner: Interactive Ministry)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Saint Peter, MN; Owner: Shining Light Ministries)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Hope, MN; Owner: Minn-iowa Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Hope, MN; Owner: Southern Minnesota Catholic Radio)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Mankato State University)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Mankato State University)
  • KUMM (89.7 FM; Morris, MN; Owner: University Of Minnesota, Morris)
  • KUMM (89.7 FM; Morris, MN; Owner: University Of Minnesota, Morris)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KRUE (92.1 FM; Hope, MN; Owner: Main Street Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KATO-FM (93.1 FM; Lake Crystal, MN; Owner: Minnesota Valley Broadcasting)
  • KXLP (94.1 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Radioactive, Llc)
  • KCPI (94.9 FM; Albert Lea, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)
  • KRDS-FM (95.5 FM; Montgomery, MN; Owner: Ingstad Brothers Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KKOK-FM (95.7 FM; Morris, MN; Owner: Iowa City Broadcasting Company)
  • KQYK (95.7 FM; Madelia, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Valley Broadcasting Co.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; Madelia, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Alton Township, Minnesota

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 29  (23.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 12  (9.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 18  (14.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (7.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 28  (22.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 26  (32.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 4  (5.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 37  (46.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (2.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 217 Farms In Alton Township, Minnesota


(updated 2008)



Banks In Alton Township, Minnesota

Janesville State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $60k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Alton Township, Minnesota

  • Mankato Regional


    (about 14.3 miles in Madison Lake, Minnesota; Airport Code: MKT)

  • Downtown Heliport


    (about 15.4 miles in Mankato, Minnesota; Airport Code: JMN)

  • Owatonna Degner Regional


    (about 23.1 miles in Medford, Minnesota; Airport Code: OWA)

  • Owatonna Municipal


    (about 23.4 miles in Medford, Minnesota; Airport Code: OWA)

  • New Ulm Municipal


    (about 42.2 miles in Essig, Minnesota; Airport Code: ULM)

  • Stanton Airport


    (about 44.6 miles in Randolph, Minnesota; Airport Code: SYN)

  • Carleton


    (about 44.6 miles in Randolph, Minnesota; Airport Code: SYN)

  • Fairmont Municipal


    (about 45.7 miles in Fairmont, Minnesota; Airport Code: FRM)

  • Austin Municipal


    (about 48.3 miles in Rose Creek, Minnesota; Airport Code: AUM)

  • Flying Cloud


    (about 53.7 miles in Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Airport Code: FCM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Alton Township, Minnesota

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.00%

Carpooled

12.50%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.0%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

13.50%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Alton Township, Minnesota, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 107

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 2

Female householder, no husband present : 2

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 27

Householder not living alone : 4


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 2

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 4

All other households : 136


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 98

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 27

Renter-occupied housing units : 4


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 9

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 4

$40,000 to $44,999 : 9

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $74,999 : 13

$75,000 to $99,999 : 29

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 1

$200,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Total : 151


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Occupied : 142

Vacant : 9


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Median number of rooms : 7


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : 7

Built 2000 to 2004 : 6

Built 1990 to 1999 : 9

Built 1980 to 1989 : 3

Built 1970 to 1979 : 10

Built 1960 to 1969 : 4

Built 1950 to 1959 : 8

Built 1940 to 1949 : 9

Built 1939 or earlier : 95


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Utility gas : 14

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 98

Electricity : 0

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 21

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 9

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 1

$80,000 to $89,999 : 7

$90,000 to $99,999 : 2

$100,000 to $124,999 : 10

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $174,999 : 13

$175,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 to $249,999 : 31

$250,000 to $299,999 : 13

$300,000 to $399,999 : 11

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 9

$750,000 to $999,999 : 1

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Alton Township, Minnesota)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 9

Home equity loan only : 7

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 49

Housing units without a mortgage : 62


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $243,800

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $212,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $33,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $200,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $212,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $262,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $589,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $166,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Alton Township, Minnesota: 76.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Minnesota: 64.6%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Alton Township, Minnesota

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 7 7 $1,008,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $1,008,000
2000        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,287,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,287,000
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,667,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,667,000
2003        
  Single Family 19 19 $2,886,472
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 19 $2,886,472
2004        
  Single Family 21 21 $3,160,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $3,160,900
2005        
  Single Family 24 24 $4,150,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 24 $4,150,000
2006        
  Single Family 15 15 $2,242,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $2,242,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Alton Township, MN): $42,500
Median Household Income In 2000 (Minnesota): $47,111


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alton Township): $94,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Minnesota): $118,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alton Township): $400
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Minnesota): $566


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Alton Township, Minnesota

Utility Gas: 8.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 59.0%
Electricity: 3.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 20.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 9.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Alton Township, Minnesota are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Alton Township, Minnesota

Immanuel St Josephs Home Hs


     Address: 1400 Madison Avenue Suite 324, Mankato, Minnesota 56002
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/22/1983

Mankato Lutheran Home Care


     Address: 718 Mound Avenue, Mankato, Minnesota 56001
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 9/5/1986

Alliance Health Services


     Address: 1400 Madison Avenue #212, Mankato, Minnesota 56001
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/7/1995

Prairie River Home Care Inc


     Address: 227 East Main Street #120, Mankato, Minnesota 56002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/10/1996

Lesueur County Phns


     Address: 88 South Park Avenue, Le Center, Minnesota 56057
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 12/22/1969

Hospitals Close To Alton Township, Minnesota

Waseca Medical Center-mayo Health System


     Address: 501 North State Street, Waseca, Minnesota 56093
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Immanuel-st Josephs-mayo Health System


     Address: 1025 Marsh St, Mankato, Minnesota 56002
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Stevens Community Medical Center


     Address: "400 East First Street, Po Box 660", Morris, Minnesota 56267
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Minnesota Valley Health Center Inc


     Address: 621 South Fourth Street, Le Sueur, Minnesota 56058
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Owatonna Hospital


     Address: 903 South Oak Street, Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Alton Township, Minnesota

Janesville Nursing Home


     Address: 102 East North Street, Janesville, Minnesota 56048
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Good Samaritan Society - Waterville


     Address: 205 First Street North, Waterville, Minnesota 56096
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 47
     Percent Occupied: 98%

New Richland Care Center


     Address: 312 Northeast 1st Street, New Richland, Minnesota 56072
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Lakeshore Inn Nursing Home


     Address: 108 8th Street Northwest, Waseca, Minnesota 56093
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Mapleton Community Home


     Address: 301 Troendle Street, Mapleton, Minnesota 56065
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 95%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Alton Township, Minnesota

Name: Prairie Island
Address: 1717 Wakonade Drive East; Welch, MN 55089
Distance: 62 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Alton Township, Minnesota

    Retired Workers: 445
    Disabled Workers: 65
    Widowers Workers: 95
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 45


(updated 2007)



Waseca County, Minnesota Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.64%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.68%
  • Other 1.67%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Alton Township, Minnesota citizens.

Relocation to Waseca County, MN

7.26 % of Waseca County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,392

Minnesota Average 7.79 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Waseca County, MN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Blue Earth County , MN 1.35 % ($31,870 AGI )
  • Steele County , MN 0.97 % ($31,917 AGI )
  • Le Sueur County , MN 0.46 % ($24,500 AGI )

Relocation away from Waseca County, MN

7.34 % of Waseca County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,583

Minnesota Average 7.84 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Waseca County, MN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Blue Earth County , MN 1.05 % ($36,949 AGI )
  • Steele County , MN 0.97 % ($31,847 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.62 % ($28,783 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Minnesota

Low Bracket: $21,800 (5.35%)
High Bracket: $71,591 (7.85%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Minnesota

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Alton Township, Minnesota is based on over 50 years of data.















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Alton Township, Minnesota directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Alton Township, Minnesota

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assault 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 141 0 47 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 0 0 0
Burglary 11 2 2 1 2 7 11 8 7 3 7 5 4
    per 100,000 516 93 94 47 94 324 500 359 310 133 308 219 176
Larceny Theft 55 13 17 9 7 12 17 14 19 22 26 10 12
    per 100,000 2,580 604 802 423 329 555 772 629 843 974 1,144 437 529
Vehicle Theft 1 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1
    per 100,000 47 139 47 0 0 93 45 0 0 0 44 44 44
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
17 5 5 3 2 5 7 6 7 6 9 4 4
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
9 2 3 1 1 3 4 3 3 3 4 2 2


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Minnesota

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15,819 13,885 14,097 20,336 14,714 15,875 16,207 16,948 17,541 17,859


(updated 2014)



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