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Hinsdale, Illinois - Basic Facts

Hinsdale is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Hinsdale.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in DuPage County at latitude 41.8009 and longitude -87.937. DuPage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 699 feet.

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Hinsdale, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hinsdale 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 # 147 89th
Population Density1 # 95 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 378 72nd
Median Household Income # 5 100th
Per Capita Income # 15 99th

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


Total Population 17,265
Population in Households 17,155
Population in Familes 16,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density1 3,751
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 5,642
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 4,697
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,927 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 715 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 424 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $819,582
Average Home Value $836,455


Median Household Income $165,899
Average Household Income $197,541
Per Capita Income $63,927
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.62% 0.64%
Households 0.65% 0.68%
Families 1.01% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   4.17%
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.

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