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Hume, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Hume is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Edgar County at latitude 39.7985 and longitude -87.8692. Edgar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 656 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Hume 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 Hume (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Village of Hume, IL Boundary Map


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


Total Population 388
Population in Households 388
Population in Familes 315
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 725
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 174
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $63,690
Average Home Value $80,451


Median Household Income $42,597
Average Household Income $53,226
Per Capita Income $23,348
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.49% -0.05%
Households 0.69% 0.11%
Families 1.62% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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, 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 # 1016 26th
Population Density1 # 939 31st
Diversity Index2 # 1148 16th
Median Household Income # 1060 23rd
Per Capita Income # 837 39th

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