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Hartford, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Hartford had a population of 1,308 as of July 1, 2016. Hartford ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hartford is located at latitude 38.8131 and longitude -90.0921 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hartford (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 430 feet.

The Village of Hartford (GNIS ID: 2398258) 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 Hartford is located within Township of Chouteau, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hartford 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 Hartford: Saint Marie.

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


Total Population 1,308
Population in Households 1,308
Population in Familes 1,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 280
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 564
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 344
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 401 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $68,281
Average Home Value $69,140


Median Household Income $40,518
Average Household Income $50,850
Per Capita Income $21,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.41% -0.67%
Households -1.32% -0.65%
Families -1.54% -0.77%
Median Household Income   -2.47%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
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.

Hartford, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hartford 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 # 634 54th
Population Density1 # 1218 11th
Diversity Index2 # 819 40th
Median Household Income # 1115 19th
Per Capita Income # 1069 22nd

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