Aledo, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Aledo, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Aledo had a population of 3,532 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Aledo is located at latitude 41.1985 and longitude -90.744 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aledo (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 735 feet.

The City of Aledo (GNIS ID: 2393914) 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 City of Aledo is located within Township of Mercer, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mercer County.

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


Total Population 3,532
Population in Households 3,359
Population in Familes 2,623
Population in Group Qrtrs 173
Population Density2 1,482
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $41,895
Average Household Income $55,418
Per Capita Income $25,556


Total Housing Units 1,678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,065 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 463 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $98,289
Average Home Value $123,404


Total Households 1,528
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 919
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 -0.36% -0.7%
Households -0.31% -0.68%
Families -0.36% -0.82%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Aledo, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aledo 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 # 406 70th
Population Density # 470 66th
Diversity Index # 1000 27th
Median Household Income # 1151 16th
Per Capita Income # 880 36th

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