Alton Real Estate Market Overview

Could Alton, IL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Alton. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Alton such as Godfrey and Wo...od River. When you’re ready, Trulia has 225 resale and new homes in Alton lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$100,000

Median Sales Price

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$88

Price Per Sqft

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$800

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Alton show a 209% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Alton for May 24 to Aug 23 was $100,000 based on 63 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Alton was $88, an increase of 38% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Alton for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $800.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Alton can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1

Count of Shooting


Best Schools in Alton

There are 27 schools in Alton.

Elementary Schools
5

Parkside Primary School

Public, 2-3

5

Eunice Smith Elementary School

Public, K-5

4

West Elementary School

Public, K-5

Middle Schools
4

Wilbur Trimpe Middle School

Public, 6-8

4

Alton Middle School

Public, 6-8

3

East Alton Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
5

Alton High School

Public, 9-12

4

Civic Memorial High School

Public, 9-12

2

East Alton-Wood River High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Alton by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
41%
Single residents
Home owners
72%
Home owners
Median age
36
Median age
Household income
$38,594
Median household income
College educated
27%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Alton commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
97% commute by car
0% commute by bike
1% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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