Aledo, Texas

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Aledo, Texas
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Location of Aledo, Texas
Location of Aledo, Texas
Parker County Aledo.svg
Coordinates: 32°41′44″N 97°36′12″W / 32.69556°N 97.60333°W / 32.69556; -97.60333Coordinates: 32°41′44″N 97°36′12″W / 32.69556°N 97.60333°W / 32.69556; -97.60333
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyParker
Area
 • Total2.62 sq mi (6.80 km2)
 • Land2.62 sq mi (6.80 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation883 ft (269 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,716
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
4,985
 • Density1,899.77/sq mi (733.54/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76008
Area codes682/817
FIPS code48-01744[4]
GNIS feature ID1329342[2]
Websitehttp://www.aledo-texas.com/

Aledo (/əˈld/ ə-LEE-doh) is a city in Parker County, Texas, United States.[2] The population was 2,716 at the 2010 census.

The city is served by the Aledo Independent School District.

History[edit]

The Parker post office was established in 1880 by Littleberry Rudolph Fawks. Two years later the name was changed to Aledo, likely suggested by a Texas & Pacific Railway official for Aledo, Illinois. Post office established May 25, 1882 as Aledo, postmaster Eli J. McConnell.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all land.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Aledo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 54.9
(12.7)
59.4
(15.2)
67.1
(19.5)
76.1
(24.5)
83.1
(28.4)
90.9
(32.7)
95.9
(35.5)
96.0
(35.6)
88.5
(31.4)
78.6
(25.9)
66.7
(19.3)
57.7
(14.3)
76.2
(24.6)
Average low °F (°C) 31.7
(−0.2)
36.0
(2.2)
43.4
(6.3)
53.3
(11.8)
61.6
(16.4)
69.1
(20.6)
72.8
(22.7)
72.1
(22.3)
65.2
(18.4)
54.5
(12.5)
43.8
(6.6)
34.8
(1.6)
53.2
(11.8)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.89
(48)
2.29
(58)
2.86
(73)
2.75
(70)
4.52
(115)
3.55
(90)
2.22
(56)
2.44
(62)
3.26
(83)
3.60
(91)
2.43
(62)
2.19
(56)
33.99
(863)
Source: Western Regional Climate Center [5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970620
19801,02765.6%
19901,16913.8%
20001,72647.6%
20102,71657.4%
2019 (est.)4,985[3]83.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2020 census[edit]

Aledo racial composition[7]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 3,970 81.72%
Black or African American (NH) 30 0.62%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 22 0.45%
Asian (NH) 51 1.05%
Pacific Islander (NH) 5 0.1%
Some Other Race (NH) 13 0.27%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 204 4.2%
Hispanic or Latino 563 11.59%
Total 4,858

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 4,858 people, 1,564 households, and 1,219 families residing in the city.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 1,726 people in 601 households, including 494 families, in the city. The population density was 909.2 people per square mile (350.7/km2). There were 625 housing units at an average density of 329.2 per square mile (127.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.22% White, 0.29% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.58% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.55%.[4]

Of the 601 households 49.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.1% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.8% were non-families. 15.6% of households were one person and 4.8% had living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.21.

The age distribution was 33.1% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% 65 or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.

The median household income was $54,327 and the median family income was $56,897. Males had a median income of $41,193 versus $29,671 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,664. About 1.4% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Aledo, Texas
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Period of Record Monthly Climate Summary". 2017. Retrieved on July 12, 2017.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-21.
  8. ^ http://www.census.gov[not specific enough to verify]
  9. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[8][9]

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