U.S. Beacon October 13, 2019

Alton, IA

Sioux County, Iowa

Latitude: 42.986906     Longitude: -96.011314
Population 1,117 (2005)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1901585, place: Alton city, Iowa)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 301 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 20 (6.64%)
Kindergarten: 29 (9.63%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 124 (41.2%)
High school (grades 9-12): 94 (31.23%)
College or graduate school: 34 (11.3%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 668 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 61 (9.13%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 25 (3.74%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 278 (41.62%)
Some college, no degree: 153 (22.9%)
Associate degree: 33 (4.94%)
Bachelor's degree: 78 (11.68%)
Graduate or professional degree: 40 (5.99%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 87.1%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 868 (100%)
Never married: 198 (22.81%)
Now married, except separated: 573 (66.01%)
Separated: 0 (0%)
Total Widowed: 53 (6.11%)
Widowed Female: 46 (5.3%)
Total Divorced: 44 (5.07%)
Divorced Female: 27 (3.11%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 3 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 3 (100%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 811 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 91 (11.22%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 311 (100%)
--With a disability: 15 (4.82%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 577 (100%)
--With a disability: 69 (11.96%)
----Percent employed: 78.3%
--No disability: 508 (88.04%)
----Percent employed: 92.9%
Population 65 years and over: 150 (100%)
--With a disability: 47 (31.33%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 1,038 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 635 (61.18%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 395 (38.05%)
--Same county: 225 (21.68%)
--Different county: 170 (16.38%)
----Same state: 105 (10.12%)
----Different state: 65 (6.26%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 8 (0.77%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 1,102 (100%)
Native: 1,092 (99.09%)
--Born in United States: 1,092 (100%)
----State of residence: 918 (83.3%)
----Different state: 174 (15.79%)
--Born outside United States: 0 (0%)
Foreign born: 10 (0.91%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 6 (0.54%)
--Naturalized citizen: 2 (0.18%)
--Not a citizen: 8 (0.73%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 10 (100%)
Europe: 4 (40%)
Asia: 3 (30%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 0 (0%)
Northern America: 3 (30%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 1,038 (100%)
English only: 1,009 (97.21%)
Language other than English: 29 (2.79%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 5 (0.48%)
--Spanish: 18 (1.73%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 3 (0.29%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 11 (1.06%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 2 (0.19%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 1,102 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 1,267% (114.97%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 9 (0.82%)
Danish: 12 (1.09%)
Dutch: 373 (33.85%)
English: 32 (2.9%)
French (except Basque): 29 (2.63%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 438 (39.75%)
Greek: 3 (0.27%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 85 (7.71%)
Italian: 0 (0%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 43 (3.9%)
Polish: 6 (0.54%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 12 (1.09%)
Scottish: 8 (0.73%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 18 (1.63%)
Swiss: 3 (0.27%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 49 (4.45%)
Welsh: 0 (0%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 147 (13.34%)

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