Alpha, Illinois Population 2024

653

Alpha is a city located in Henry County Illinois. Alpha has a 2024 population of 653. Alpha is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually and its population has decreased by -2.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 672 in 2020.

The average household income in Alpha is $75,788 with a poverty rate of 7.52%. The median age in Alpha is 40.3 years: 40.8 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Alpha Demographics

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

  • White: 81.44%
  • Two or more races: 16.04%
  • Other race: 2.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,100.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.83% (-19)
The current population of Alpha, Illinois is 653 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 672.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White64581.44%
Two or more races12716.04%
Other race172.15%
Black or African American30.38%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alpha Population by Race

Alpha Population Pyramid 2024

Alpha Median Age

40.3

Total

40.8

Male

38.5

Female

Alpha Adults

There are 563 adults, (153 of whom are seniors) in Alpha.

Alpha Age Dependency

93.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Alpha Sex Ratio

Female33342.05%
Male45957.95%

Alpha Population by Age

Alpha Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3012.6380.119.9
Married1593.484.315.7
Non Family941.0290.49.6
Male34344.155.9
Female143.865050

3.29

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alpha Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade387.31%
Associates Degree10119.42%
Bachelors Degree8215.77%
Graduate Degree254.81%
High School Graduate18034.62%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College9418.08%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alpha Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alpha Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White461442107
2+ Races48290
Hispanic10100
Other Race880
Black330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.21%.

Alpha Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$71,250$0$67,500
High School Graduate$44,375$46,118$29,000
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$47,348$47,750$46,250
Some College$47,969$48,000$47,917

$47,348

Average Earnings

$47,750

Average Male

$46,250

Average Female

Alpha Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alpha Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alpha Language

96.77% of Alpha residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Alpha Language

Alpha Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White636396.13%
Other1717100%
Black33100%

7.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.1%

Male Poverty Rate

9.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alpha

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alpha is White, with 6.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.73%.

Alpha Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.79%
High School7.78%
Some College3.08%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Alpha Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.15%
Female Employed2.54%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Alpha Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alpha Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$75,069$87,020
Households$66,719$75,788
Married Families$76,838$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,071$49,281

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alpha Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

69.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Alpha Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alpha Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alpha Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alpha Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam39
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War14
Korea0
World War II0

Alpha Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7434
18 to 3430
35 to 5417
75+5
55 to 640

Alpha Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6713.56%
2+ Races1932.76%

Alpha Veterans by Race

Alpha Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alpha Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Alpha Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alpha Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alpha 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

84.97%

Born in Alpha

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Alpha residents were born in the United States, with 84.97% having been born in Illinois. 0% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029630-4-0.63%
2028634-5-0.78%
2027639-5-0.78%
2026644-4-0.62%
2025648-5-0.77%
2024653-5-0.76%
2023658-4-0.6%
2022662-5-0.75%
2021667-5-0.74%
2020672365.66%
2019636-4-0.62%
2018640-1-0.16%
2017641-6-0.93%
2016647-4-0.61%
2015651-3-0.46%
2014654-3-0.46%
2013657-7-1.05%
2012664-1-0.15%
2011665-4-0.6%
201066900%

Alpha Population by Year