East Alton, Illinois

Current Temperature ° Population 6,309

Homefacts City Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 80%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 7.2%

Crime Rate

23.08% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 113
  • Violent Crimes: 210
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 825
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

57.24% Higher than national avg.
  • 21 offenders in East Alton
  • 33.29 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $79,000
  • Median Sales Price: $90,750
  • Foreclosures: 28
  • Homes For Sale: 52
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

195 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 3
  • Registered Polluters: 134
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 54

Unemployment

Moderate 5.6%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 5.7%
  • National unemployment average: 5.6%

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3 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 3 K-12 public schools in East Alton, IL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates East Alton's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

21 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$79,000 compared to December 2013
Median Sales Price
$90,750 compared to December 2013

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    11.9%
  • Rented
    31.6%
  • Owned
    56.5%

52 Homes For Sale View All

$18,500
305 E Mccasland
East Alton, IL 62024
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$79,900
307 Grand Avenue
East Alton, IL 62024
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$69,900
111 Shamrock Avenue
East Alton, IL 62024
-- Beds | -- Baths
$69,000
209 Cardot
East Alton, IL 62024
3 Beds | 1 Baths

28 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$145,075
Hatcher Ct
East Alton, IL 62024
-- Beds | 1 Baths
$118,213
Amherst Dr
East Alton, IL 62024
-- Beds | -- Baths
$60,351
Bowman Ave
East Alton, IL 62024
-- Beds | -- Baths
$107,055
Haller Ave
East Alton, IL 62024
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

47 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2013, the city of East Alton, IL issued 47 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2012, the city of East Alton, IL issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from East Alton, IL
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $440
  • 1 Bedroom: $530
  • 2 Bedrooms: $680
  • 3 Bedrooms: $890
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,010

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Environmental Hazards

195 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (783/807)
    East Alton, IL has 97.03% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    East Alton, IL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index LOW 2 Average
    East Alton, IL is a low risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.77°
  • February 35.93°
  • March 48.5°
  • April 58.4°
  • May 68°
  • June 77.74°
  • July 81.5°
  • August 79.3°
  • September 70.42°
  • October 58.95°
  • November 48.13°
  • December 33.83°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for East Alton, IL

Earthquakes
East Alton, IL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
East Alton, IL has a very low risk of hurricanes.
Hail
East Alton, IL has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
East Alton, IL has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in East Alton, IL: $36,418

Median Cost Of Living

Cost of Living index National Average is 100. Values under are lower cost and values over are higher cost.

Unemployment

Unemployment in East Alton is 5.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 5.7% and 5.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 59.66%
White Collar - 40.34%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Pat Quinn
  • Sen. Mark Kirk
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin

City Representatives

  • William L Enyart
  • Cheri Bustos

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

0 Cemeteries view all

  • No Cemeteries found in East Alton, IL

4 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in East Alton, IL

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in East Alton, IL
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