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The Village of Hume had a population of 373 as of July 1, 2017. Hume ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Hume is located at latitude 39.7985 and longitude -87.8692 in Edgar County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hume (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Edgar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 656 feet.

The Village of Hume (GNIS ID: 2398560) 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 Hume is located within Township of Young America, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edgar County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hume population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hume, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 373
Daytime Population: Workers 36
Daytime Population: Residents 174
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 210
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 373
Population in Familes 302
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 697
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $46,413
Average Household Income $62,981
Per Capita Income $27,589


Total Housing Units 193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $84,043
Average Home Value $140,577


Total Households 168
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 116
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 -0.26% -0.6%
Households -0.08% -0.6%
Families 0.36% -0.7%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Hume, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hume to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1022 25th
Population Density # 947 31st
Diversity Index # 1140 17th
Median Household Income # 952 30th
Per Capita Income # 614 55th

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