Hardin County IL Information


Hardin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,137
Daytime Population: Workers 1,041
Daytime Population: Residents 2,836
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,877
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 4,025
Population in Familes 3,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $36,919
Average Household Income $50,160
Per Capita Income $21,815


Total Housing Units 2,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,391 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 389 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 696 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $79,060
Average Home Value $110,820


Total Households 1,780
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,131
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 -0.6% -1.05%
Households -1.0% -1.14%
Families -1.19% -1.23%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.25%


Hardin County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardin 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 # 102 1st
Population Density # 90 14th
Diversity Index # 71 31st
Median Household Income # 100 3rd
Per Capita Income # 98 5th

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