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Hardin, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Hardin is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Calhoun County at latitude 39.159 and longitude -90.6231. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 446 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Hardin, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hardin, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hardin indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Hardin (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles.

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Hardin, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 993
Population in Households 929
Population in Familes 768
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 467
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 397
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 267
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 271 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $81,092
Average Home Value $91,728


Median Household Income $41,088
Average Household Income $48,884
Per Capita Income $19,854
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.63% 0.34%
Households 0.85% 0.35%
Families 1.95% 0.3%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hardin, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardin to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 715 48th
Population Density1 # 1106 19th
Diversity Index2 # 1022 25th
Median Household Income # 1113 19th
Per Capita Income # 1175 14th

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