Aledo, Illinois Population 2021

3,378
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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 3,378, it is the 401st largest city in Illinois and the 5876th largest city in the United States . Aledo is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -7.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,640 in 2010. Aledo reached it's highest population of 3,881 in 1980. Spanning over 2 miles, Aledo has a population density of 1,499 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aledo is $59,021 with a poverty rate of 8.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $621 per month, and the median house value is $97,900. 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 Aledo was:

  • White: 96.08%
  • Black or African American: 1.95%
  • Asian: 1.20%
  • Two or more races: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Aledo, Illinois is 3,378 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,459.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,640.

Aledo, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,35796.08%
Black or African American681.95%
Asian421.20%
Two or More Races270.77%
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Aledo Population by Race

Aledo Population Pyramid $2021

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Aledo Median Age

47.3


Total

46.5


Male

49


Female

Aledo Adults

There are 2,819 adults, (933 of whom are seniors) in Aledo.

Aledo Age Dependency

85.3

Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Aledo Sex Ratio

Female

1,796

51.40%

Male

1,698

48.60%

Aledo Population by Age

Aledo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aledo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.2%9.8%
All63.9%36.1%
Non Family36.9%63.1%
Female33%67%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aledo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5222.1663.9
Married7372.9290.2
Non Family6591.236.9
Female912.4633
Male353.31100

2.84

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Aledo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade652.55%
9th to 12th Grade1546.03%
High School Graduate93836.73%
Some College62024.28%
Associates Degree2329.08%
Bachelors Degree35814.02%
Graduate Degree1877.32%
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Aledo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aledo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4022,214494
Black59401
Hispanic434227
2+ Races271616
Asian23237

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 hispanic people with a rate of 62.79%.

Aledo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,173$47,074$28,452
Less Than 9th Grade$21,786$21,786$
High School Graduate$30,833$46,216$17,656
Some College$37,276$51,154$31,574
Bachelors Degree$38,958$49,000$
Graduate Degree$52,361$64,118$32,292

$37,173

Average Earnings

$47,074

Average Male

$28,452

Average Female

Aledo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aledo Language by Age

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Aledo Language

96.32% of Aledo residents speak only English, while 3.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Aledo Language

Aledo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,1352447.78%
Black222195.45%

8.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.06%

Male Poverty Rate

9.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aledo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aledo is Black, with 95.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aledo is White, with 7.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.04%.

Aledo Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School7.07%
Some College4.74%
Less Than 9th Grade4.47%
Bachelors or Greater0.77%

Aledo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed5.90%
Female Employed5.81%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Aledo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aledo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,482$59,021
Families$80,282$77,469
Married Families$86,484-
Non Families$33,401$33,414
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Income by Household Type

Aledo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

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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325

Number of Veterans

308

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam77
World War II52
Second Gulf War46
First Gulf War41
Korea30

Aledo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+142
35 to 5481
65 to 7465
55 to 6424
18 to 3413

Aledo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White32011.88%
Black57.35%

Aledo Veterans by Race

Aledo Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aledo Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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71.38%

Born in Aledo

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Aledo residents were born in the United States, with 71.38% having been born in Illinois. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Aledo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,378-27-0.79%
20203,405-27-0.79%
20193,432-27-0.78%
20183,459-17-0.49%
20173,476-6-0.17%
20163,482-51-1.44%
20153,533-39-1.09%
20143,572-43-1.19%
20133,615371.03%
20123,578-39-1.08%
20113,617-23-0.63%
20103,640270.07%
20003,613-68-0.19%
19903,681-200-0.53%
19803,8815561.56%
19703,3252450.77%
19603,0801610.54%
19502,9193261.19%
19402,5930.00%

Aledo Population by Year