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The Town of Alton had a population of 123 as of July 1, 2016. Alton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alton is located at latitude 37.4265 and longitude -112.5103 in Kane County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Kane County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,041 feet.

The Town of Alton (GNIS ID: 2412357) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Alton is located within Orderville Division of Kane County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alton: Graham, Upper Kanab.

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Alton, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 123
Population in Households 123
Population in Familes 96
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24 (41.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (31.0%)
Median Home Value $166,667
Average Home Value $226,042


Median Household Income $42,728
Average Household Income $47,176
Per Capita Income $21,157
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.64%
Households 0.41% 0.5%
Families -2.98% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Alton, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alton to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 309 5th
Population Density1 # 277 15th
Diversity Index2 # 146 56th
Median Household Income # 278 15th
Per Capita Income # 216 34th

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