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Hillside, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Hillside had a population of 8,131 as of July 1, 2018. Hillside ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hillside is located at latitude 41.8675 and longitude -87.9019 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hillside (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 656 feet.

The Village of Hillside (GNIS ID: 2398510) 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 Hillside is located within Township of Proviso, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hillside population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Hillside, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,131
Population in Households 7,877
Population in Familes 6,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 254
Population Density2 2,555
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $61,792
Average Household Income $77,276
Per Capita Income $28,219


Total Housing Units 3,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,060 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 841 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 262 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $209,776
Average Home Value $219,002


Total Households 2,901
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,994
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% -0.14%
Households -0.05% -0.15%
Families 0.12% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Hillside, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillside to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 256 81st
Population Density # 174 87th
Diversity Index # 13 99th
Median Household Income # 444 68th
Per Capita Income # 648 53rd

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