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Hanover, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Hanover had a population of 940 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hanover is located at latitude 42.2552 and longitude -90.2738 in Jo Daviess County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hanover (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jo Daviess County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 636 feet.

The Village of Hanover (GNIS ID: 2398242) 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 Hanover is located within Township of Hanover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jo Daviess County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hanover population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hanover: Wapello.

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


Total Population 940
Population in Households 940
Population in Familes 709
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 844
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 426
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 253
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 287 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $99,242
Average Home Value $214,474


Median Household Income $42,312
Average Household Income $54,309
Per Capita Income $24,227
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.74% 1.31%
Households 1.59% 1.19%
Families 2.41% 1.08%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Hanover, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hanover 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 # 733 46th
Population Density1 # 864 37th
Diversity Index2 # 677 51st
Median Household Income # 1046 24th
Per Capita Income # 843 38th

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