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Hume, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Hume had a population of 375 as of July 1, 2015. Hume ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Hume is located at latitude 39.7985 and longitude -87.8692 in Edgar County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hume (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Edgar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 656 feet.

The Village of Hume (GNIS ID: 2398560) 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 Hume is located within Township of Young America, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edgar County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hume population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Hume, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 375
Population in Households 375
Population in Familes 305
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 701
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 169
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 117
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $68,590
Average Home Value $90,698


Median Household Income $46,174
Average Household Income $61,254
Per Capita Income $26,689
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.48%
Households 0.0% -0.48%
Families 0.66% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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.


Hume, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hume to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1021 25th
Population Density1 # 953 30th
Diversity Index2 # 1110 19th
Median Household Income # 933 32nd
Per Capita Income # 538 61st

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