Aledo, Illinois Population 2024

3,543

Aledo is a city located in Mercer County Illinois. Aledo has a 2024 population of 3,543. It is also the county seat of Mercer County.Aledo is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -2.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,620 in 2020.

The average household income in Aledo is $73,927 with a poverty rate of 9.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Aledo is 44.8 years, 44.4 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Aledo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aledo was:

  • White: 94.8%
  • Black or African American: 2.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,572.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.13% (-77)
The current population of Aledo, Illinois is 3,543 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,620.

Aledo, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,61094.8%
Black or African American872.28%
Two or more races721.89%
Asian250.66%
Other race140.37%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Aledo Population by Race

Aledo Population Pyramid 2024

Aledo Median Age

44.8

Total

44.4

Male

44.9

Female

Aledo Adults

There are 3,104 adults, (862 of whom are seniors) in Aledo.

Aledo Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Aledo Sex Ratio

Female1,92950.66%
Male1,87949.34%

Aledo Population by Age

Aledo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6392.2258.541.5
Married8502.8578.721.3
Non Family6131.1232.167.9
Female1152.8233.966.1
Male613.3988.511.5
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2.79

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Aledo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Aledo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aledo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Aledo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,843

Average Earnings

$51,875

Average Male

$34,738

Average Female

Aledo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aledo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Aledo Language

95.22% of Aledo residents speak only English, while 4.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Aledo Language

Aledo Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,4602707.8%
Black3232100%
Multiple602135%
Other1313100%
Hispanic1111311.71%
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9.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.59%

Male Poverty Rate

13.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aledo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aledo is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aledo is White, with 7.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.3%.

Aledo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.97%
Less Than 9th Grade5.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%
Some College4.25%
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Aledo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed46.15%
Female Employed9.98%
Male Employed5.03%
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Aledo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aledo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Aledo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Aledo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Aledo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Aledo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

255

Number of Veterans

250

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Aledo Veterans by War

count

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Aledo Veterans by Age

count

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Aledo Veterans by Race

Aledo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aledo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Aledo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Aledo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Aledo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.22%

Born in Aledo

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Aledo residents were born in the United States, with 72.22% having been born in Illinois. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,448-19-0.55%
20283,467-19-0.55%
20273,486-19-0.54%
20263,505-19-0.54%
20253,524-19-0.54%
20243,543-19-0.53%
20233,562-19-0.53%
20223,581-19-0.53%
20213,600-20-0.55%
20203,6201765.11%
20193,444-21-0.61%
20183,465-14-0.4%
20173,479-5-0.14%
20163,484-50-1.41%
20153,534-38-1.06%
20143,572-44-1.22%
20133,616381.06%
20123,578-39-1.08%
20113,617-23-0.63%
20103,640270.75%
20003,613-68-1.85%
19903,681-200-5.15%
19803,88155616.72%
19703,3252457.95%
19603,0801615.52%
19502,91932612.57%
19402,593
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Aledo Population by Year