Hamilton County IL Information

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Hamilton County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents 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 # 89 14th
Population Density1 # 95 7th
Diversity Index2 # 84 19th
Median Household Income # 95 8th
Per Capita Income # 88 15th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,562
Population in Households 8,445
Population in Familes 6,956
Population in Group Qrtrs 117
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,544
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,400
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,778 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 766 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 639 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $89,976
Average Home Value $106,911
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,528
Average Household Income $50,238
Per Capita Income $20,852
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.07%
Households 0.37% 0.12%
Families 0.24% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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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