Aledo, IL 61231 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 61231: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Aledo, IL 61231

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 247
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,154
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 160
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.203, Longitude -90.754
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Aledo, IL 61231 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,122
Daytime Population: Workers 2,627
Daytime Population: Residents 2,534
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,161
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 4,937
Population in Familes 3,935
Population in Group Qrtrs 185
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $44,142
Average Household Income $58,189
Per Capita Income $25,748


Total Housing Units 2,374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,556 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 607 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 211 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $94,894
Average Home Value $122,140


Total Households 2,163
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,367
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.05% -0.42%
Households -0.02% -0.4%
Families -0.19% -0.53%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Aledo, IL 61231 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61231 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 481 65th
Population Density # 802 42nd
Diversity Index # 984 29th
Median Household Income # 1103 20th
Per Capita Income # 863 37th

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