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Alton, Utah - Basic Facts

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The Town of Alton had a population of 115 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alton: Graham, Upper Kanab.

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Alton, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 115
Daytime Population: Workers 24
Daytime Population: Residents 69
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 93
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 115
Population in Familes 89
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $39,407
Average Household Income $45,402
Per Capita Income $20,715


Total Housing Units 55 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (30.9%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $210,227


Total Households 38
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.47% -0.35%
Households -0.36% -0.53%
Families -3.15% -0.89%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.46%

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, 2017 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 # 310 5th
Population Density # 280 14th
Diversity Index # 145 56th
Median Household Income # 299 8th
Per Capita Income # 238 27th

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