Aledo, Illinois Population 2022

3,631
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Aledo is a city located in Mercer County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Mercer County. With a 2020 population of 3,631, it is the 401st largest city in Illinois and the 7973rd largest city in the United States. Aledo is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually and its population has decreased by -0.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,633 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Aledo has a population density of 1,612 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aledo is $59,021 with a poverty rate of 10.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $765 per month, and the median house value is $96,500. The median age in Aledo is 47.3 years, 46.5 years for males, and 49 years for females.

Aledo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aledowas:

  • White: 95.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.60%
  • Asian: 1.30%
  • Two or more races: 1.13%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Aledo, Illinois is 3,631 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,633.

Aledo, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Aledo Population by Race

Aledo Population Pyramid 2022

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Aledo Median Age

47.2


Total

46.3


Male

48.7


Female

Aledo Adults

There are 2,986 adults, (895 of whom are seniors) in Aledo.

Aledo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Aledo Sex Ratio

Female

1,865

51.45%

Male

1,760

48.55%

Aledo Population by Age

Aledo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aledo Household Types

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aledo Households and Families

2.77

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Aledo Households by Type

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Aledo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aledo Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 73.17%.

Aledo Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,481

Average Earnings

$47,713

Average Male

$26,866

Average Female

Aledo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aledo Language by Age

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Aledo Language

95.50% of Aledo residents speak only English, while 4.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Aledo Language

Aledo Poverty by Race

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10.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.96%

Male Poverty Rate

13.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aledo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aledo is Black, with 95.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aledo is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.79%.

Aledo Poverty

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Aledo Poverty Rate by Education

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Aledo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aledo Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Aledo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Aledo Married by Age and Sex

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Aledo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Aledo Marital Status by Race

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Aledo Marital Status

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313

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Aledo Veterans by War

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Aledo Veterans by Age

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Aledo Veterans by Race

Aledo Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aledo Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Aledo Employment by Age

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Aledo Employment by Race

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Aledo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.14%

Born in Aledo

97.19%

Native Born

2.81%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

2.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.19% of Aledo residents were born in the United States, with 72.14% having been born in Illinois. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Aledo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Aledo Population by Year