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Hardin, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Hardin had a population of 977 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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Hardin, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 977
Population in Households 912
Population in Familes 753
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 459
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 391
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $85,714
Average Home Value $115,414


Median Household Income $53,589
Average Household Income $60,173
Per Capita Income $25,909
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% -0.16%
Households 0.33% 0.0%
Families 0.95% -0.08%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 719 48th
Population Density1 # 1109 19th
Diversity Index2 # 1082 21st
Median Household Income # 636 54th
Per Capita Income # 656 52nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.