Businesses in Alton


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 18.3%
 Home Services: 9.3%
 Industry: 9%
 Automotive: 7.3%
 Hotels & Travel: 7.3%
 Professional Services: 7.3%
 Restaurants: 7%
 Sports & Activities: 6.3%
 Food: 6%
 Other: 22%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
General contractors1024.5 years3.77.2
Construction of buildings75.05.1
Area of Alton, Ontario20.8 km²
Male Population690 (49.8%)
Female Population696 (50.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +146.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +37.1%
Median Age40.4
Male Median Age39.9
Female Median Age40.8
Area Codes519905
NeighborhoodsAlton, Walton
Local TimeMonday 2:10 AM
TimezoneEastern Standard Time
Lat & Lng43.86015° / -80.06887°
Postal CodesL7K

Alton, Ontario - Map

Alton, Ontario Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density27.0 / km²38.6 / km²48.6 / km²66.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Alton Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 37.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Alton, Ontario+146.6%+72.6%+37.1%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Alton, Ontario Median Age

Median Age: 40.4 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Alton, Ontario40.4 years40.8 years39.9 years
Caledon40.2 years40.7 years39.7 years
Ontario40.5 years41.4 years39.6 years
Canada40.6 years41.5 years39.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Alton, Ontario Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5363572
85 Plus51016
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Alton, Ontario Population Density

Population Density: 66.6 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Alton, Ontario1,38620.8 km²66.6 / km²
Caledon67,539696.4 km²97.0 / km²
Ontario13.8 million1,078,182.8 km²12.8 / km²
Canada35.5 million9,875,295.4 km²3.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Alton, Ontario Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1820 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Alton
 Alton: 71.3%
 Walton: 27.6%
 Other: 1.1%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Alton
 Area Code 519: 74.5%
 Area Code 902: 10.4%
 Area Code 416: 6.6%
 Other: 8.5%

Business distribution by price for Alton, Ontario

 Moderate: 40%
 Inexpensive: 20%
 Expensive: 20%
 Very Expensive: 20%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Alton, Ontario CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Alton, Ontario21,613 t15.6 t1,039 t/km²
Caledon1,052,683 t15.6 t1,511 t/km²
Ontario197,940,137 t14.4 t183.6 t/km²
Canada521,999,336 t14.7 t52.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Alton, Ontario CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)21,613 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita15.6 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)1,039 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
10/20/052:16 PM4.296.6 km11,000 msouthern Ontario,
5/24/003:22 AM3.178.2 km18,000 msouthern Ontario,
11/26/992:33 PM3.887.9 km12,800 mNew
8/5/892:07 PM3.384.3 km18,000 msouthern Ontario,
7/23/872:32 AM3.463.2 km6,800 msouthern Ontario,
10/4/8310:18 AM3.151.8 km2,000 msouthern Ontario,
8/28/813:51 AM3.382.8 km18,000 msouthern Ontario,

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Alton
 Postal Code L7K: 64.4%
 Postal Code N0K: 20.3%
 Postal Code B0N: 11%
 Postal Code L0N: 4.2%

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