Alto, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,190. Estimated population in 2021: 1,156 (-2.9% change)
Males: 531 (44.6%), Females: 659 (55.4%)

Cherokee County

Zip code: 75925

Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $19,437
Median house value: $40,100

Races in Alto:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.4%)
  • Black (24.8%)
  • Hispanic (10.3%)
  • Other race (6.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (9.5%), United States (8.7%), German (7.3%), English (3.8%), French (2.6%).

Elevation: 448 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Alto

  • High school or higher: 58.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alto town

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 17.6%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

10.9% Foreign born (10.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+16.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Alto:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alto:

  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 54 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 57 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 103 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Abbreviation: SHV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alto:

  • CHEROKEE COUNTY (about 18 miles; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: JSO)
  • A L MANGHAM JR. REGIONAL (about 27 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Abbreviation: OCH)
  • HOUSTON COUNTY (about 33 miles; CROCKETT, TX; Abbreviation: T56)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alto:

  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 31 miles; LUFKIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 49 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 53 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 66 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,429)

Schools

Public high school in Alto:

  • ALTO H S (Students: 196; Location: # 3 YELLOW JACKET DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Alto:

  • ALTO EL (Students: 320; Location: # 3 YELLOW JACKET DR; Grades: PK – 04)
  • ALTO MIDDLE (Students: 173; Location: # 3 YELLOW JACKET DR; Grades: 05 – 08)

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