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Hardin, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Hardin had a population of 974 as of July 1, 2017. Hardin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hardin is located at latitude 39.159 and longitude -90.6231 in Calhoun County. 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. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 446 feet.

The Village of Hardin (GNIS ID: 2398247) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Hardin is located within Hardin Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calhoun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hardin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hardin, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 974
Daytime Population: Workers 652
Daytime Population: Residents 548
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,200
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 910
Population in Familes 750
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 458
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $54,746
Average Household Income $62,564
Per Capita Income $26,736


Total Housing Units 455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $88,793
Average Home Value $122,115


Total Households 388
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 259
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.1% -0.23%
Households 0.18% -0.21%
Families 0.71% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Hardin, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardin to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 717 48th
Population Density # 1107 19th
Diversity Index # 1133 17th
Median Household Income # 634 54th
Per Capita Income # 679 50th

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