Alpha, Illinois Population 2021

627
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Alpha is a city located in Henry County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 627, it is the 797th largest city in Illinois and the 12344th largest city in the United States . Alpha is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -6.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 671 in 2010. Alpha reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 0 miles, Alpha has a population density of 2,030 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alpha is $73,357 with a poverty rate of 12.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $732 per month, and the median house value is $86,400. The median age in Alpha is 37.5 years, 35.8 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Alpha Demographics

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

  • White: 96.54%
  • Other race: 3.11%
  • Two or more races: 0.35%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alpha, Illinois is 627 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 635.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 671.

Alpha, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White55896.54%
Some Other Race183.11%
Two or More Races20.35%
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Alpha Population by Race

Alpha Population Pyramid $2021

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Alpha Median Age

37.5


Total

35.8


Male

40.3


Female

Alpha Adults

There are 414 adults, (121 of whom are seniors) in Alpha.

Alpha Age Dependency

97.3

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56

Child Dependency Ratio

Alpha Sex Ratio

Female

293

50.69%

Male

285

49.31%

Alpha Population by Age

Alpha Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alpha Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male42.9%57.1%
Married81.3%18.7%
All84%16%
Non Family89%11%
Female100%0%

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alpha Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2432.3884
Married1393.0181.3
Non Family821.0789
Female153.07100
Male73.5742.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Alpha Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.51%
9th to 12th Grade112.79%
High School Graduate16541.88%
Some College7719.54%
Associates Degree5714.47%
Bachelors Degree5614.21%
Graduate Degree266.60%
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Alpha Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alpha Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White37936680
Other Race99
Hispanic662

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 33.33%.

Alpha Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,611$46,250$28,558
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$28,929$41,071$22,500
Some College$34,583$49,688$28,542
Bachelors Degree$51,042$51,875$43,333
Graduate Degree$53,750$57,500$45,000

$38,611

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$28,558

Average Female

Alpha Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alpha Language by Age

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Alpha Language

98.49% of Alpha residents speak only English, while 1.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Alpha Language

Alpha Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White550539.64%
Other1818100.00%

12.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.58%

Male Poverty Rate

12.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alpha

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alpha is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alpha is White, with 9.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.04%.

Alpha Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade84.62%
High School7.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%
Some College2.24%

Alpha Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.80%
Female Employed5.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Alpha Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alpha Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,594$73,357
Families$68,438$93,032
Married Families$73,125-
Non Families$28,125$33,690
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Income by Household Type

Alpha Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.6%

Male Marriage Rate

68.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Alpha Married by Age and Sex

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Alpha Marriage

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

Alpha Marital Status by Race

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Alpha Marital Status

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30

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War3
World War II2
Korea2

Alpha Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7410
35 to 549
75+8
18 to 343
55 to 64

Alpha Veterans by Age

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Alpha Veterans by Race

Alpha Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alpha Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Alpha Employment by Age

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Alpha Employment by Race

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Alpha 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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83.56%

Born in Alpha

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.65% of Alpha residents were born in the United States, with 83.56% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Alpha Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021627-4-0.63%
2020631-4-0.63%
2019635-4-0.63%
2018639-2-0.31%
2017641-6-0.93%
2016647-2-0.31%
2015649-4-0.61%
2014653-4-0.61%
2013657-7-1.05%
20126640.00%
2011664-5-0.75%
20106690.00%

Alpha Population by Year