Hamilton County IL Information


Hamilton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,261
Daytime Population: Workers 2,342
Daytime Population: Residents 4,706
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,048
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 8,144
Population in Familes 6,697
Population in Group Qrtrs 117
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $42,802
Average Household Income $56,050
Per Capita Income $23,455


Total Housing Units 4,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,676 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 763 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 724 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $89,477
Average Home Value $124,253


Total Households 3,439
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 2,316
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 -0.32% -0.66%
Households -0.2% -0.59%
Families -0.35% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.62%


Hamilton County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamilton County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents 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 # 89 14th
Population Density # 97 5th
Diversity Index # 83 20th
Median Household Income # 87 16th
Per Capita Income # 86 17th

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