Aledo, Texas

Aledo (/əˈld/ ə-LEE-doh) is a city in Parker County, Texas, United States.[2] The population was 4,858 in 2020.[5]

Aledo, Texas
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Location of Aledo, Texas
Location of Aledo, Texas
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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/

The city is served by the Aledo Independent School District.

HistoryEdit

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.

GeographyEdit

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

ClimateEdit

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 [6]

DemographicsEdit

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[7]
Aledo racial composition as of 2020[5]
(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.

Notable peopleEdit


ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ a b "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-21.
  6. ^ "Period of Record Monthly Climate Summary". 2017. Retrieved on July 12, 2017.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  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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