East Alton, Illinois

Current Temperature ° Population 6,309

Homefacts City Report

Schools

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

Crime Rate

13.18% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 113
  • Violent Crimes: 210
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 825
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

59.69% Higher than national avg.
  • 22 offenders in East Alton
  • 34.87 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $89,900
  • Median Sales Price: $85,000
  • Foreclosures: 30
  • Homes For Sale: 63
  • Homes For Rent: 1

Environmental Hazards

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

Unemployment

Moderate 5.7%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 6.2%
  • National unemployment average: 5.8%

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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 Average, with an overall C- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

22 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
$89,900 compared to October 2013
Median Sales Price
$85,000 compared to October 2013

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

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

63 Homes For Sale View All

$79,900
307 Grand Avenue
East Alton, IL 62024
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$69,900
111 Shamrock Avenue
East Alton, IL 62024
NR Beds | NR Baths
$69,000
209 Cardot
East Alton, IL 62024
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$74,500
609 Wood River Avenue
East Alton, IL 62024
3 Beds | 1 Baths

30 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$44,531
Charlene St
East Alton, IL 62024
NR Beds | NR Baths
$82,164
Ohio St
East Alton, IL 62024
NR Beds | NR Baths
$64,325
Washington Ave
East Alton, IL 62024
NR Beds | NR Baths
$58,294
Washington Ave
East Alton, IL 62024
NR Beds | NR Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2011, the city of East Alton, IL issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2010, the city of East Alton, IL issued 4 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

1 Rental Property View All

$850
417 Monroe
East Alton, IL 62024
3 Beds

Fair Market Rents

  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $532
  • 1 Bedroom: $631
  • 2 Bedrooms: $814
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,061
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,203

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Environmental Hazards

195 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in East Alton, IL
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  • Registered Polluters
    in East Alton, IL
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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 MODERATE 4.96 Average
    East Alton, IL is a moderate 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 5.7%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 6.2% and 5.8% 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

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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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