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Alpha, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Alpha had a population of 675 as of July 1, 2018. Alpha ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alpha is located at latitude 41.1918 and longitude -90.3806 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Alpha (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 804 feet.

The Village of Alpha (GNIS ID: 2397943) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Alpha is located within Township of Oxford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henry County.

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Alpha, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 675
Population in Households 675
Population in Familes 547
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,100
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $51,372
Average Household Income $61,555
Per Capita Income $26,559


Total Housing Units 311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (80.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $94,802
Average Home Value $130,279


Total Households 296
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 193
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.07% -0.09%
Households 0.21% 0.0%
Families 0.58% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Alpha, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alpha to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 824 40th
Population Density # 250 82nd
Diversity Index # 805 41st
Median Household Income # 832 39th
Per Capita Income # 771 44th

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