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Hurst, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Hurst had a population of 803 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hurst is located at latitude 37.837 and longitude -89.1474 in Williamson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hurst (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Williamson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 394 feet.

The City of Hurst (GNIS ID: 2394459) 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 City of Hurst is located within Blairsville Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Williamson County.

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

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


Total Population 803
Population in Households 803
Population in Familes 590
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 939
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 376
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 215
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $39,839
Average Home Value $52,429


Median Household Income $34,571
Average Household Income $41,269
Per Capita Income $18,954
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.22%
Households 0.3% 0.26%
Families 0.61% 0.09%
Median Household Income   -0.33%
Per Capita Income   0.31%
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.

Hurst, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hurst 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 # 774 43rd
Population Density1 # 797 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 970 29th
Median Household Income # 1297 5th
Per Capita Income # 1277 7th

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