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Aledo is a city in Mercer County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Aledo, Spain

The latitude of Aledo is 41.199N. The longitude is -90.749W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 735 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,582.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$33,449
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Aledo demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· DeSoto
Local festivals include:
  • Mercer County Fair - July 8-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Aledo web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Aledo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mercer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61231 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Aledo residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aledo ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Aledo was $18,498, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Aledo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Aledo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.


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Libraries in Aledo include Mercer-Carnegie L.D. ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Aledo include Aledo Times-Record

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Mercer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Aledo political report.

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The average commute time for Aledo workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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