Alexander County Information

Alexander in Illinois occupies 253 square miles and has a 2006 population of 8,635, a change from a 2000 population of 9,590 and 10,626 in 1990. 12.3% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.5% percent is 25-35, and 12.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were acts of violent crime reported in Alexander in 2004, a change from reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 275 people: 7.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 7.9%.

Read more about Alexander, Illinois in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyAlexander 
StateIllinois 
Land Area253 sq. milesRanked 2,942 of 3,140
Population 20068,635Ranked 2,555 of 3,140
Population 20058,840 
Population 20009,590Ranked 2,481 of 3,140
Population 199010,626Ranked 2,324 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion63.9% 
African American34.8% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.5% 
Population 5 to 1412.9% 
Population 15 to 2412.3% 
Population 25 to 3412.5% 
Population 35 to 4412.5% 
Population 45 to 5414.1% 
Population 55 to 6410.4% 
Population 65 to 748.6% 
Population 75 and up9.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes  
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults  
Total Property Crimes  
Burglaries  
Larceny Thefts  
Motor Vehicle Thefts  
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,4953,628
Unemployed Population275285
Unemployment Rate7.9%7.9%

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